This report from Amnesty International, based on in-depth interviews with sex workers, experts and representatives of the Irish authorities, provides insights into sex workers’ human rights in Ireland, in particular their right to safety and freedom from violence. It shows that criminalisation of aspects of sex work in Ireland has a “chilling effect” on sex workers’ exercise of their human rights, for instance by preventing them from working together in one apartment for safety.
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“We live within a violent system.” Structural violence against sex workers in Ireland, a report from Amnesty International
Download this resource: Structural violence against sex workers in Ireland- Amnesty International, 2022
Theme: Stigma & Discrimination, Violence
The Know it, Prove it, Change it toolkit helps grassroots organisations in communities affected by HIV/AIDS to understand their basic rights, document rights abuses, and design and implement advocacy campaigns. T
Theme: Human Rights
Short report in English of the work of the UNAIDS Advisory Group on HIV and Sex Work during 2010.
This is the Plain English version of the Note for Record of the June 2010 UNAIDS Advisory Group on HIV and Sex Work.
This document is a collection of fact sheets discussing the reasons for and effects of decriminalisation of sex work worldwide, including health, safety, worker's rights, children's rights, public health, economics, and women's rights.
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Theme: Legislation and Policy