Miluska Vida y Dignidad A.C.

Who do you work with?

Personas que ejercen el Trabajo Sexual (Mujeres, Mujeres Transgenero y Hombres), Mujeres, Jovenes, Gays, HSH.
1) Sex workers (women, transgender women and men), women, young people, gays, MSM.

How are sex workers involved in your organisation?

Todas y todos los miembros de esta organización somos Personas que Ejercemos el Trabajo Sexual y las desiciones las tomamos en conjunto para tener una mayor visibilidad e insidencia politica que mejore nuestra calidad de vida y el acceso a una vida libre de violencia que reconoza nuestros Derechos Humanos y el Reconocimiento del Trabajo Sexual como un Trabajo.
Each and every member of this organization is a sex worker and we make all the decisions together in order to have greater visibility and political impact that can improve our quality of life and the access to a life free from violence that recognizes our human rights as well as sex work as work.

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

Violencia y Falta de Reconocimiento del Trabajo Sexual como un trabajo
Violence and the lack of recognition of sex work as work

Describe other areas of your work

Acceso y promocion a la Salud, Derechos Humanos, Incidencia Politica, Distribucion de Insumos de Prevencion.Capacitacion entre pares, acompañamiento y seguimiento a las denuncias de los vulneraciones de los Derechos Humanos de las Personas que Ejercen el Trabajo Sexual.
Health promotion and access to health services, human rights, political influence, distribution of prevention tools, pair-based education, accompaniment and follow-up with human rights violation reports filed by sex workers.