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Despite rising hostilities in Tanzania, Clara refuses to be silenced

Clara is a trans sex worker from Tanzania, who, despite Government efforts, is continuing to serve her community

 ‘CLARA’

Clara, as she is popularly known, talks about her life, work and activism, in Tanzania where there is sustained anti HIV, anti gay, and anti sex work rhetoric, surprisingly, from the Government.

Clara is a transgender woman and a sex worker in Tanzania, where police brutality is the norm. Clara has been arrested and intimidated for her activism. However, she says she will not be cowed into silence.

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Courtesy of ASWA – Africa Sex Worker Alliance