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This Smart Guide aims to provide NSWP members with increased understanding of CEDAW and its potential for use in advocacy work. This Smart Guide is the result of collaboration between NSWP and the International Women’s Rights Action Watch Asia Pacific (IWRAWAP). 

Contents include:

Posted 19 July 2018 by NSWP

Many Latin American countries hold a Pride parade, an annual celebration that takes place all over the world in June and July to celebrate the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex culture and pride. In most of them, the sex workers participate as part of the community, and Colombia is no different.  

Posted 12 July 2018 by NSWP

The Annual Report highlights the activities and achievements of NSWP in 2017. These activities include capacity building, providing technical support to regional networks and the development of advocacy tools that bring the human rights of sex workers into focus.

Posted 10 July 2018 by NSWP

Women’s and sex workers’ rights activists are protesting in Uganda following increasing numbers of violent attacks on women, including women sex workers. Groups report that kidnapping of women for ransom and murder have become increasingly common crimes in Uganda, and that there has not been sufficient investigation or justice for victims and their families.

Posted 6 July 2018 by NSWP

NSWP joins sex worker-led organisations in the UK to condemn attempts to introduce FOSTA-style laws criminalising online platforms used by sex workers.

Posted 3 July 2018 by NSWP

On 28th June, the Woodhull Freedom Foundation, Human Rights Watch, The Internet Archive, and two individuals have filed a federal lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of FOSTA (Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act, 2017).

Posted 29 June 2018 by NSWP