APNSW is a sex worker initiated and lead organisation representing sex worker organisations in Asia & the Pacific. APNSW members include National sex workers networks, sex worker run organisations and sex worker projects representing male, female and transgender sex workers. All APNSW members share the same core beliefs that sex work is work and that sex workers should lead their organisations and projects.
APNSW is 100% sex worker led
Stigma and Discrimination drive the issues facing sex workers in Asia/Pacific. Anti trafficking organisations continue to proliferate, particularly in SE Asia. The abolitionist lobby continues to push to introduce the Swedish Model into the region.