Asociación de Mujeres Autónomas Boquita Pintada

Who do you work with?

Nuestra Asociación trabaja con mujeres trabajadoras del sexo, lesbianas, mujeres trans, mujeres migrantes.

Our Association works with women sex workers, lesbians, trans women, migrant women.

How are sex workers involved in your organisation?

Las compañeras que son parte de la organización se involucran en toda la toma de decisiones y acciones a realizar, ya que nuestro mayor interés es el empoderamiento económico de nuestras bases y los derechos humanos.

The companions that are part of the organization are involved in all the decision-making and actions to be carried out, since our greatest interest is the economic empowerment of our bases and human rights.

Which of NSWP priority areas does your organisation work on?
Oppose the criminalisation and other legal oppression of sex work and support its recognition as work
Critique the trafficking paradigm that conflates representations of sex work, migration, and mobility
Advocate for universal access to health services, including primary health care, HIV and sexual and reproductive health services
Speak out about violence against sex workers, including violence from police, institutions, clients, and intimate partners, while challenging the myth that sex work is inherently gender-based violence
Oppose human rights abuses, including coercive programming, mandatory testing, raids and forced rehabilitation
Challenge stigma and discrimination against sex workers, their families and partners, and others involved in sex work
Advocate for the economic empowerment and social inclusion of sex workers as sex workers
What are the two main challenges that the sex workers you work with face

La situación de violencia que cada día aumenta en los espacios donde trabajamos.
Criminalización del trabajo sexual y el contexto político que no favorece actualmente.

The situation of violence that increases every day in the spaces where we work.
Criminalization of sex work and the political context that it currently does not favor.

Describe other areas of your work

Trabajamos en la prevención de la salud, los derechos humanos, empoderamiento económico, micro emprendimiento.

We work on health prevention, human rights, economic empowerment, micro-entrepreneurship.

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