Regional updates: Global

The Institute for Development Studies (IDS) have developed a unique toolkit on 'Sexuality and Social Justice' that aims to share learning on strategies to strengthen rights and improve the lives of those marginalised because of their sexuality.

23rd May 2014 by NSWP

Ron Weitzer, a well-known Professor of Sociology at George Washington University for his work on sex work and trafficking, specifically in the US but also Europe has published a new paper entitled: “ New Directions in Research on Human Trafficking” in the ANNALS  of the American Academy of Political and Social Science.

23rd May 2014 by NSWP

In July 2012, sex workers from all over the world gathered at the ‘Sex Worker Freedom Festival: The Alternative IAC2012 Event (SWFF) for Sex Workers and Allies’ in Kolkata, India. During the festival, a space was created for and by positive sex workers who came together and discussed the additional needs and demands of being a sex worker living with HIV.

19th May 2014 by NSWP
AIDS 2014 Melbourne Declaration calls for the eradication of discrimination against people living with or at risk of HIV, to ensure equal access for all people to HIV prevention, treatment and care.
The programme of the 20th International AIDS Conference is now online 
Friday, 16 May 2014 (Geneva, Switzerland) – A declaration affirming that non-discrimination is 
fundamental to an evidence-based response to HIV and effective public health programmes 
was announced today by the or
19th May 2014 by NSWP

The Global Network of Sex Work Projects (NSWP), implemented a global project to identify and document best practices undertaken by sex workers in carrying out programmes related to sex work and HIV; to identify and document issues of sex workers and their access to HIV‑related treatment and the impact of free trade on this access; and to identify and document the impact of programmes relating to HIV directed at sex workers which fail to include a human rights‑based approach.

16th May 2014 by NSWP

A letter was sent to Executive Director of the Global Fund, Mark Dybul and others urging the Global Fund to abandon their "Blue Ribbon Taskforce to Develop a Global Framework on Tiered-Pricing".

15th May 2014 by NSWP

Despite expressing concerns about a lack of meaningful community representation, sex workers from around the globe are preparing to participate in the 2014 International AIDS Conference (IAC), slated to take place between 21-25 July in Melbourne, Australia.

13th May 2014 by NSWP

We are still seeking a regional correspondent to research and write up the history of NSWP and the sex worker rights movement in LATIN AMERICA.

REGIONAL CORRESPONDENT – History of NSWP and sex worker rights movement (consultant)

NSWP is seeking to recruit a regional correspondent to research and write up the history of the sex worker rights movement and the development of the NSWP regional and sub-regional networks in Latin America.

9th May 2014 by NSWP

NSWP are still seeking a number of Peer Reviewers and urge you get in touch with us on the email address below for more information on how to apply! The closing date is on Wednesday 21 May 2014 at 23:59 GMT

NSWP values diversity and encourages applications from individuals with sex work experience and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

8th May 2014 by NSWP

The Central America Women's Network (CAWN) commisioned a report entited: "Exploitation and Trafficking of Women: Critiquing narratives during the London Olympics 2012" to inform its work around the role of civil society and the media in shaping public understanding of different forms of exploitation experienced by women, in particular migrant women, in the context of major sporting events.

29th April 2014 by NSWP