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On May 1st, Thai sex worker Thanta Laovilawanyakul enters the Danish stage in Copenhagen to add a new perspective to the question; why do Westerns travel around the globe to get something as banal as sex.

One by one, people from the audience will be lead onto the stage to play different experiences with sex worker Thanta Laovilawanyakul at Betty Nansens Theatre in Copenhagen in May.

The controversial play ‘Love-Theatre’ has been developed by two Danish instructors: Tue Biering and Jeppe Kristensen.

Posted 27 March 2015 by NSWP

On Tuesday the 24th of March, sex worker organisations participated in the Public Policy Forum on Violence and Health in Sexual Work in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

The forum was hosted by the Domincan Republic’s first sex worker organisation, Movimiento de Mujeres Unidas (MODEMU), (United Women's Movement), and supported by the Latin America and Caribbean Sex Workers Network (REDTRASEX).

Posted 26 March 2015 by NSWP
Women’s Network for Unity (WNU), registered with the Cambodian Ministry of Interior in 2004, is a non-religious and spearhead grassroots non-government organisation working to promote conceptual understanding of human rights. WNU advocates for policy change and better treatment of sex workers and strengthening/improving the livelihoods of sex workers and entertainment workers in WNUs networks throughout Phnom Penh and eight provinces of Cambodia.
Posted 26 March 2015 by NSWP

ICASO have recently published alerts related to the new Global Fund Updates CCM Guidelines and Requirements for key population advocacy. These guidelines provide information and practical guidance for civil society organizations and key population networks on the updated Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM) Eligibility Requirements which came into effect on January 1, 2015.

Posted 26 March 2015 by NSWP

The Association of Women’s Rights in Development (AWID) have published a report sharing highlights from the four recipients of the organisation’s “Innovation Seed Grants” whose projects focused on advancing the rights of sex workers.

Posted 25 March 2015 by NSWP

UNAIDS is hosting two open virtual consultations and invites all interested stakeholders to participate. Each consultation will run for five days and will be held at critical points in the strategy development process. Inspired by the unprecedented progress made over the past several years, the international community, including the UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board (PCB) and the Member State-led Open Working Group on the Sustainable Development Goals, has embraced the ambition of ending the AIDS epidemic as a public health threat by 2030. To get there, the PCB has requested that the UNAIDS 2011–2015 Strategy be updated and extended for the 2016–2021 period to guide progress towards several ambitious Fast-Track Targets—targets that, if achieved by 2021, will set the trajectory for ending the epidemic by 2030.

Posted 23 March 2015 by NSWP