Where our members work

NSWP’s members are local, national and regional sex worker organisations and networks, across five regions: Africa; Asia and the Pacific; Europe (including Eastern Europe and Central Asia); Latin America and North America and the Caribbean. Members in each region elect two representatives to the NSWP Board of Directors.

All member organisations are required to endorse NSWP’s core values and the Consensus Statement on Sex Work, Human Rights, and the Law. Only sex worker-led organisations and networks have voting rights.

NSWP members are from diverse cultures and have different experiences and organisational histories. Most are independent sex worker-led organisations, some are informal groups of sex workers within larger organisations and some are non-governmental organisations who support sex workers rights. Some member organisations provide services, some focus on advocacy, some on mobilising to reduce vulnerability – all work on human rights issues that affect the health and well-being of sex workers.

You can find our members through the regional pages or by clicking on the red umbrellas on the map.

Note: For both safety and security NSWP does not identify which members are sex worker-led on our website, and members can choose not to be listed on the public website.


 

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Regional updates

24th March 2017 by NSWP | Region: Global

The Community, Rights, and Gender (CRG) Department of the Global Fund Secretariat has published this document which shares findings and recommendations for increasing the meaningful engagement of communities in all phases of Global Fund grants. The review summarises lessons learned and good practices for how communities engage meaningfully, and identifies key principles and strategic actions the Global Fund can take to ensure greater accountability between communities, Country Coordinating Mechanisms (CCMs), other key stakeholders, and the Global Fund itself.

21st March 2017 by NSWP | Region: Europe

The Sex Workers' Rights Advocacy Network (SWAN), within the Regional Platform EECA, has developed a video and community guide on the community’s engagement in Global Fund supported processes on the national level. This resource and video provides a general overview of The Global Fund's structure, and key examples from within the region about how sex worker-led organisations have engaged with The Global Fund. 

13th March 2017 by NSWP | Region: Global

This global policy brief summarises the research on the decriminalisation of third parties. It sets out in detail why NSWP and its members call for the decriminalisation of third parties.  It explores some of the key harms that are caused to sex workers as a result of the criminalisation of third parties. The paper concludes by reviewing available evidence, showing that the decriminalisation of third parties protects sex workers rights, enabling them to challenge abusive and exploitative working conditions and exert greater control over their working environment. A community guide will be available soon.

28th February 2017 by NSWP | Region: Global

年度報告強調NSWP在2015年的活動和成就。這些活動包括能力建設,向區域網絡提供技術支持,以及開發宣傳工具,使性工作者的人權成為焦點。

 
內容包括:
  • NSWP秘書處
  • 從2015年的看法
  • NSWP會員資格
  • NSWP亮點
  • NSWP成就
  • NSWP和夥伴關係致力於促進性工作者權利
  • 展望2016年
  • 2015年財務摘要
 
年度報告對於性工作者,成員組織和所有希望更多了解2015年NSWP活動的其他人有用。該報告也可能對尋求以自己年度報告為基礎的模型的性工作組織有用。
 
您可以下載此16頁的PDF文檔。 此資源有中文,英文法文,俄文和西班牙文。
28th February 2017 by NSWP | Region: Global
Годовой отчет освещает деятельность и достижения NSWP в 2015 году Эти мероприятия включают наращивание потенциала, оказание технической поддержки региональным сетям и развитие информационно-пропагандистских инструментов, которые приносят прав человека секс-работников в центр внимания.
28th February 2017 by NSWP | Region: Global

Le rapport annuel met l'accent sur les activités et réalisations du NSWP en 2015. Ces activités comprennent le renforcement des capacités, l'appui technique aux réseaux régionaux et le développement d'outils de plaidoyer qui mettent en valeur les droits humains des travailleurSEs du sexe.

28th February 2017 by NSWP | Region: Global
El Informe Anual destaca las actividades y los logros del NSWP en 2015. Estas actividades incluyen la creación de capacidad, el apoyo técnico a las redes regionales y el desarrollo de herramientas de promoción que ponen en evidencia los derechos humanos de las trabajadoras sexuales.
 
8th February 2017 by NSWP | Region: Global

The Annual Report highlights the activities and achievements of NSWP in 2015. 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.

25th January 2017 by NSWP | Region: Asia and the Pacific

The following is a statement from the National Network of Sex Workers challenging the ‘Last Girl First’: Second World Congress against the Sexual Exploitation of Women and Girls (January 29-31, 2017, New Delhi, India) organised by the Coalition for the Abolition of Prostitution International (CAP Intl). 

19th January 2017 by NSWP | Region: Global

This resource is a Community Guide to the policy brief on Young Sex Workers. The policy brief summarises the research on young people who sell sex including both young people who sell sex below the age of 18 and young sex workers between the ages of 18 and 29. It clearly demonstrates how the systemic discrimination, stigma, and criminalisation experienced by young people who sell sex increases their vulnerability to HIV.

Contents include: