News Archive: March 2021

NSWP member organisation Butterfly - Asian and Migrant Sex Workers Support Network have launched a campaign making 8 Calls for Justice to promote racial and migrant justice of migrant sex workers and protect their human and labour rights.

29 March 2021

The International Committee for the Rights of Sex Workers in Europe (ICRSE), one of NSWP’s Regional Networks, have released a joint statement with 8 other European organisations calling for the decriminalisation of sex work in Malta.

18 March 2021

This is the 30th issue of NSWP's quarterly newsletter ‘Sex Work Digest’, covering the period January - March 2021. 

Features include:

11 March 2021

The global key population networks GATE, GNP+, INPUD, IRGT, MPact and NSWP mourn the untimely and tragic passing of activist, leader, and dear friend, Jude Byrne of Australia, who was taken from us too soon by cancer.

For over 40 years Jude was a leading activist for people who use drugs. She was also the board chair of INPUD, a global network of people who use drugs that fights for the human rights and dignity of people who use drugs around the world.

10 March 2021

NSWP is running a parallel event at CSW65 (Committee on the Status of Women) with the Sex Worker Inclusive Feminist Alliance (SWIFA).

Inclusive Feminist Perspectives on Meaningful Involvement of Sex Workers takes place online on 17th March at 4:30 PM GMT (12:30 EST, 18:30 EET, 19.30 EAT, 23.30 ICT and 03.30 – 18th March – AEDT). The event will be in English with Russian translation.

9 March 2021

Sex worker groups around the world held online and in-person events and actions to mark March 3rd, International Sex Workers’ Rights Day.

4 March 2021

NSWP has developed new infographic and animation formats of key advocacy tools. The ten infographics and five animations will help to expand the accessibility of NSWP resources and support global campaigns and the advocacy work of regional networks and member organisations in campaigning for the rights of female, male and transgender sex workers and amplifying the voices of sex workers globally.

The new resources, which are each available in the 5 NSWP languages, were designed and created by Smo Sienkiewicz.

Explore the infographics and animations below.

2 March 2021