More than 130 organisations from across Canada have signed on to a statement calling on the new government to implement 'the total decriminalization of sex work as a first step to protecting and respecting the human rights of all sex workers' and the 'recognition of sex work as meaningful and valuable work'.
News Archive: September 2019
More than 130 organisations across Canada call on the next government to support sex workers’ rights
Sex workers in Australia have praised the Government for working with sex workers to introduce a new Bill to decriminalise sex work in the state. The Bill was introduced on 18th September and aims to ‘decriminalise sex work and legalise contracts in relation to sex work’, and to ‘enhance sex worker, client and public health and safety’.
New research has been released analysing the impact of criminalisation of sex work in Northern Ireland.
14th September 2019 marked the first Sex Worker Pride, created to celebrate sex workers’ self-determination and the achievements of the sex worker rights movement. Many sex worker groups marked the day with events and online actions.
Community-led networks are organising an alternative International AIDS Conference event: Here’s Why
On the inauguration of Sex Worker Pride, the Global Network of Sex Work Projects (NSWP) joins the Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+) and the International Community of Women Living with HIV (ICW) in announcing our full and unwavering support for HIV2020, given the IAS decision to host the 2020 International AIDS Conference (AIDS2020) in a country that has legal travel restrictions for sex workers - the USA - for
The University of Coruña has cancelled an upcoming conference on sex work after ‘harassment and cruelty’ directed towards them on social media.
Sex workers and other key populations call on their allies and partners in the UN system and broader civil society to speak up, loudly and clearly, to support the call to put the last mile first in the Universal Health Coverage negotiations and implementation.
Depois do encerramento da Conferência IAS 2019 sobre Ciência do HIV na Cidade do México, em junho deste ano, redes mundiais lideradas por comunidades de pessoas que vivem com HIV e populações-chave uniram forças com ativistas mexicanos e latino-americanos para continuar o planejamento da Conferência HIV 2020.