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ZIMSWA is a non-profit-making human rights national organisation that works to advance the sexual and legal rights of sex workers in Zimbabwe


It focuses on creating a society in which all sex workers (male ,female, transgender) are able to enjoy the fundamental rights and are free from any forms of violence and discrimination


The main mission of the organisation is to contribute to improve human rights and status of sex workers by designing and implementing innovative, evidence based and cost effective advocacy campaigns capable of influencing public policy and practice in the field of human rights


  • Capacitate an alliance of collectives of marginalised women and men in particular sex workers

  • Mobilize and strengthen the capacities of target groups on their health and legal rights in order that these groups can know, own and advocate for their rights

  • Address the sexual reproductive health issues and rights of marginalised groups and collectives in Zimbabwe

  • Advocate for  more inclusive national policies

  • Raise awareness on basic human rights violations in the areas of sexual rights and sexual reproductive health rights

  • Provide psychosocial care and support and legal support to the target groups

  • Represent sex workers groups, organisations and collectives at a local, national, regional and international level


  • In all its efforts to fulfil its vision and mission, we are guided by the following core values:

  • Human rights based approach

  • Innovation and creativity

  • Team work

  • Professionalism

  • Commitment to continue learning

  • Integrity, fairness, transparency and accountability



Standing Together in One Accord

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