Where our members work

NSWP is a network of 237 organisations and groups from over 71 countries around the globe that must endorse the aims of NSWP and confirm their commitment to NSWP core values: acceptance of sex work as work; opposition to all forms of criminalisation and other legal oppression of sex work (including sex workers, clients, third parties, families, partners and friends); supporting self-organisation and self-determination of sex workers.  NSWP is organised across five regions, each of which has two representatives on the Board of Directors.

Click on the names of the regions to learn more about the member organisations and groups that have chosen to make their information public, or click on the red umbrellas on the map to learn about specific member organisations or groups.

Regional updates

27th August 2015 by NSWP | Region: Global

Research for Sex Work is a publication intended for sex workers, activists, health workers, researchers, NGO staff and policymakers. It is published annually by the Global Network of Sex Work Projects (NSWP) and is governed by an Editorial Board consisting of sex workers, staff of support organisations and researchers.

The theme for this issue is sex work as work. The journal is published in English and Spanish.

Contents:

20th August 2015 by NSWP | Region: Global

Prior to the 2010 International AIDS Conference, the Smart Person's Guide to HIV and Sex Work was released in order to clarify current policy and action items relating to HIV and the role of sex worker organisations in responding to this

20th August 2015 by NSWP | Region: Global

20th August 2015 by NSWP | Region: Global

The Smart Sex Worker's Guide to The Global Fund is aimed at sex workers as a quick reference guide to help sex workers understand the Global Fund and its complex structures.

20th August 2015 by NSWP | Region: Africa


This guide for journalisists was written and put together by individuals who work for Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) in South Africa that advocate for sex worker rights, and specifically the decriminalisation of sex work.  In their work, they have come across dangerous journalistic practices and unethical behaviour by journalists, writers, editors and researchers. They are part of a consortium of organisations that compiled a resource for journalists and writers entitled Sex Workers and Sex Work in South Africa – A Guide for Journalists and Writers.

11th August 2015 by NSWP | Region: Global, Europe

This briefing paper calls for the decriminalisation of sex work and sets out Tampep International’s arguments against the abolitionist feminist lobby groups that work to undermine the promotion of policies that seek to decriminalise all aspects of sex work.

11th August 2015 by NSWP | Region: Global, Europe

This briefing paper calls for the decriminalisation of sex work and sets out Tampep International’s arguments against the abolitionist feminist lobby groups that work to undermine the promotion of policies that seek to decriminalise all aspects of sex work.

29th July 2015 by NSWP | Region: Global

NSWP Statement in Support of Amnesty International in Chinese, English, French, Spanish, and Russian.

 

23rd July 2015 by NSWP | Region: North America and the Caribbean

Ces lignes directrices ont été élaborées par Stella, l'amie de Maimie pour les cas où la participation de Stella est demandée dans des projets de recherche. Le docum

23rd July 2015 by NSWP | Region: North America and the Caribbean

These guidelines were developed by Stella, l’amie de Maimie for instances where Stella’s participation is sought in research projects. The document sets out some guiding principles both on the part of the researchers and Stella.

You can download this 2 page resource as a PDF above. This resource is in English.