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Maggie's: The Toronto Sex Workers Action Project

Location

Toronto, Ontario
Canada
Contact email: 
Maggiescoord@gmail.com
How are sex workers involved in your organisation?: 
Sex workers are staff, board members, volunteers, members and clients.

SWOP Sacramento

Location

Sacramento
United States
Contact email: 
inquiries@sacramentoswop.org
How are sex workers involved in your organisation?: 
SWOP Sacramento is an organisation founded by sex workers, for sex workers. SWOPSac facilitate the acquisition of funding for counselling for those who have suffered violence and trauma. We engage community in order to better the lives of sex workers who are in the area, striving to evoke change through activism and education.

SWOP - Chicago

Location

Chicago
United States
Contact email: 
info@swop-chicago.org
How are sex workers involved in your organisation?: 
We have an executive board of 5-7 people, all with current or former sex work experience. Our general membership fluctuates between 15-20 people, with at least half who have sex work experience.

SWOP Las Vegas

Location

Las Vegas, Nevada
United States
Contact email: 
info@swop-lasvegas.com
How are sex workers involved in your organisation?: 
Current and former sex workers serve in leadership roles as co-directors. They also work as event organizers, educators/public speakers, members of community health and safety committees, outreach/harm reduction team members, and evidence-based policy advocates. Others simply attend meetings and events for social support and community-building.

Scarlet Alliance

Location

Redfern
Australia
Contact email: 
info@scarletalliance.org.au
How are sex workers involved in your organisation?: 
Sex workers are involved and lead every aspect of Scarlet Alliance. All staff, volunteers and leadership are sex workers. We are governed by an elected executive board that is also sex worker only. We have 2 tiers of organisational membership - full membership for sex worker organisations who are peer led and associate members who do not meet full requirements of membership are involved without voting rights.

Nikat Charitable Association

Location

Addis Ababa
Ethiopia
Contact email: 
nikatcharitableassociation@gmail.com
How are sex workers involved in your organisation?: 
The association has currently 189 female sex workers as members trained as peer educators. Currently Nikat has 13 permanent and 3 temporary employees, from those 10 employees are former sex workers. It also has 85 volunteers’ sex workers on different outreach projects throughout Ethiopia. 80% of the board are foremer sex workers and 35% of the General Assembly are sex workers

HPLGBT

Location

Kyiv
Ukraine
Contact email: 
info@hplgbt.org
How are sex workers involved in your organisation?: 
Transgender sex workers are presented in Board of HPLGBT.

Projet L.U.N.E.

Location

Quebec
Canada
Contact email: 
info@projet-lune.org
How are sex workers involved in your organisation?: 
Elles sont consultees dans toutes les decisions/orientations qui sont prises au sein de notre organisation. Que ce soit au sein du comite de travail qui se reunit a chaque semaine, au Conseil d'administration ou elles ont une majorite de sieges etc. De plus, elles sont invitees a prendre part a notre Assemblee generale annuelle. Elles sont porte-parole lors de conferences publiques, activites mediatiques etc. et representent le groupe sur des comite de travail externe.

Young Professional Development Society Nepal (YPDSN)

Location

Kathmandu
Nepal
Contact email: 
senchuary@gmail.com
How are sex workers involved in your organisation?: 
Young Professional Development Society Nepal is a young organisation working in different fields and sectors coordinating with the Ministry of Health and Population and related organisations. Basically we focus on youth generation transformation and professionalism development and research and conduct programmes on youth issues, challenge youth policy development and revision. Our organisation has been working in youth programmes and programmes targeting social problems, youth sex, youth drug transmission and other.

CAFAF (COMMUNITY AND FAMILY AID FOUNDATION)

Location

Accra
Ghana
Contact email: 
familyaidfoundation@yahoo.com
How are sex workers involved in your organisation?: 
In all cases they are given what it takes to make them be heard at our community level and management levels as well. They are fairly represented in issues that affect them and there is close self-organisation of them which is intended to protect their interests and to appreciate and demand their rights as far as their service delivery is concerned.