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Sierra Leone: Women Helping Women Out of Prostitution

In Sierra Leone, as elsewhere, commercial sex work is still stigmatized. Sex workers there say they face assault and routine intimidation by police, clients and others. Local activists are working to provide greater opportunity and protection for women in the sex trade.  On the outskirts of Freetown, Mariatu Sesay runs a small roadside cafe on the outskirts of Freetown. But it is more than a place to get a cold drink or a warm meal. Sesay spends much of her time training any sex...

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