- Duduzile Dlamini will be rewarded for her hard work and dedication to making the lives of prostitutes a little easier
- Duduzile has been working with and caring for prostitutes for a long time
- She is also the founder of Mothers for the Future that helps out prostitute moms
South African prostitution activist Duduzile ‘Dudu’ Dlamini will be honoured at the International AIDS Conference in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
She will be given a prize that was named after another South African heroine - Prudence Mabele. Prudence was the first black South African to reveal her HIV status and paved the way for others.
Duduzile has been an advocate for the rights of prostitutes for a long time. She is also the founder of Mothers for the Future.
This caring woman will be given the premiere Prudence Mabele Prize from the International Aids Society.
As if her involvement with Mothers for the Future and her determination to defend and protect prostitutes wasn't enough, Duduzile is an ambassador for The Coalition for Children Affected by AIDS as well.
Duduzile's prize includes a cash amount of $25,000 (R330 643,25).
SA People reports Duduzile said she feels honoured to be given the award. She added that she knows the struggles of prostitutes very well, she has seen how they are treated.
Duduzile feels that united, the prostitutes are powerful. She hopes the award will help advance justice for the women and children of South Africa.
Briefly.co.za gathered that Duduzile's Mothers for the Future support network aims to turn things around for prostitutes and their families. They want discrimination against prostitutes to end and lessen the women's vulnerability to HIV.
Mothers for the Future help out prostitutes who have children.
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