New Moon Network

Who do you work with?

We work with people with lived experience of trading/selling sex of all genders, races, and abilities, as well as organizations led 
for and by people in the sex trade. We also work to cultivate relationships with individuals and institutional donors, including 
clients and third parties.

How are sex workers involved in your organisation?

Sex workers run, advise, and staff the organization.

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

Lack of capacity-building support and funding; internal movement conflicts.

Describe other areas of your work

We work in three areas: 1) Capacity building for the movement for sex workers rights in the USA via pilot programming.
2) Re-granting to sex worker led organizations 3) Educating and organizing donors and the philanthropic sector to 
support sex workers rights

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