News Archive: يونيو 2019

NSWP is launching a fourth International sex worker rights day, Sex Worker Pride, taking place on 14th September each year. This day will celebrate sex workers’ self-determination and enhanced visibility and show the achievements of sex worker-led organisations.

20 يونيو 2019

On 2nd June, International Sex Workers Day, AGAP (LGBT Rwanda) was forcibly removed from its office which it has shared with a church in Gisenyi, Rwanda, since 2013.

6 يونيو 2019

Sex worker groups around the world held events and actions to mark 2nd June, International Sex Workers’ Day.

4 يونيو 2019

Politicians in Mexico City have voted to amend a Bill to decriminalise sex workers and their clients in the city. On 31st May, members of Congress voted to amend the wording of the Bill to remove a line allowing for prosecutions of sex workers and clients if neighbours make a complaint.

4 يونيو 2019

The platform of independent United Nations and regional expert mechanisms on violence against women and women’s rights* has released a statement calling on the International Labour Organization (ILO) to strongly address violence against women, including harassment as a form of gender-based violence, in a new human rights mechanism to be

4 يونيو 2019