Sex Workers' Rights

UN Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women calls on India to take measures to protect Human Rights of Sex Workers

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Year: 
2014

This resource is a note by NSWP members Veshya Anyay Mukti Parishad (VAMP) and SANGRAM. It summarizes the Report of the UN Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women in India with regards to her observations made in relation to sex worker rights in India. It highlights that the Special Rapporteur called on the Indian Government to review the problematic ITPA (Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act) legislation which criminalizes women in sex work and to take measures to protect the human rights of sex workers.

Flash Mob for the Rights of Sex Workers in Portugal

 
On the night of April 30th to May 1st, the Rede sobre Trabalho Sexual (Portuguese Sex Work
Network) will organise - in partnership with several activists for the rights of Sex Workers – a Flash
Mob for the Rights of Sex Workers (SW) in Portugal.
 
“Sex Work is Work” is the motto of the initiative, a slogan that was already adopted in 2012 during
the first Portuguese consciousness raising campaign about the need to recognise and dignify sex work in Portugal.

Flash Mob for the Rights of Sex Workers in Portugal

30th Apr - 1st May

Location

Portugal

The Portuguese Sex Work Network (PSWN), of which APDES is a founding member, is organizing - in partnership with several activists for the rights of Sex Workers – a Flash Mob for the Rights of Sex Workers in Portugal.