IAC 2018

The International AIDS Conference 2018 took place in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, between 23rd and 27th July 2018. ​NSWP was involved in several events during AIDS2018, details can be found below.

Click here for the report from ICRSE, NSWP, Proud and SWAN on AIDS2018

NSWP sent 4 'daily digest' emails from the Conference, which you can view below:

Monday 23rd July

Tuesday 24th July

Wednesday 25th July

Thursday 26th July


Click here to see photos from AIDS2018

Click here to see photos from the International AIDS Society


Sex Worker Networking Zone
Monday 23rd - Friday 27th July, Booth 511 in the Global Village
Daily sessions at 10:00, 14:00 and 16:00

The Sex Worker Networking Zone was a daily programme of events showcasing sex worker-led projects from around the world.

PDF iconClick here to see the full Sex Worker Networking Zone programme


Impact of Punitive Laws, Policies and Practices on Sex Workers' Vulnerability to HIV and Respect of their Human Rights
Monday 23rd July, 14:45 - 16:45, Hall 11B
Non-commercial satellite

Six sex worker speakers discussed how current legal frameworks regarding sex work in their countries fail to respect, protect and fulfil the human rights of sex workers, thus increasing their vulnerability to HIV.

PDF iconClick here to see the flyer


Impact of punitive laws, policies and practices on sex workers’ vulnerability to HIV
Wednesday 25 July, 18:30 - 20:00, Global Village Session Room 1

Four sex worker speakers discussed how they have successfully challenged the legal framework regarding sex work in their countries. This workshop featured presentations and group discussion on strategies used to improve the respect, protection and fulfilment of the human rights of sex workers

PDF iconClick here to see the flyer