Platform Layalat

Who do you work with?

Platform layalat founded by a sex workers transgender women and work with transgender women (especially sex workers) for transgender women (especially sex workers). Beside other: LGBTQI+, single mothers, women living with HIV, children living with HIV

How are sex workers involved in your organisation?

The platform is lead and founded by sex workers, openly advocating in public for the right of the population of sex workers in general and transgenders women sex workers in particular.

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

We face discrimination and gender based violence. Second we face lack of sustainable and resilience system of health that should take of our need (gender affirmation therapy) and preventio-treatment.

Describe other areas of your work

Advocacy for the rights of women and children in need, women living with HIV, children living with HIV