The consortium conducting research on ‘Economic empowerment, political positioning and participation of sex workers in Kenya and Ethiopia’ will hold a two-day conference on 16th and 17th February 2017 at the Silver Springs Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya. This is an invitation only conference.
The conference will involve three workshops with different types of stakeholders and a photo exhibition. The first workshop will be policy-oriented for policy actors and the second one will bring together the media and journalists to discuss ethical representation of sex workers. The final workshop will be an interpretative one for the research consortium partners to offer more insight on key aspects of the research on economic empowerment and sex work and discuss some of the conclusions .
Friday afternoon will involve a panel discussion and opening of the photo exhibition called “Sharing stories through Telling Photos”. The photos exhibition is an outcome of the photo workshop that the researchers conducted with sex workers.