Lady Mermaids Bureau was Founded in 2002, Lady Mermaids Bureau (LMB) is the first
sex worker organization in Uganda and it became sex worker led in 2013.
The organization broke the silence that surrounded sex work at the time, creating a basis for interventions for sex workers.
The organization advocates for universal access to health services, speaks out about
violence against sex workers,
opposes human rights abuses, and challenges stigma and discrimination against sex workers.
LMB is driven by the needs of its members and championing the sex worker community led
services. LMB is devoted to advocating for the recognition of sex workers, networking and improving
relationships between sex workers and their communities and challenging existing policies that infringe
on sex workers human rights.
LMB exists to strengthen the voices, empower, advocate for and advance the health and human rights of female sex workers through documentation, mobilization, networking, capacity building and partnership.