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

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.

23rd July 2015 by NSWP | Region: Africa

This document sets out the standards that Wonetha expect researchers and other inquirers to maintain when carrying out research. Standards pertain to anonymity, reimbursement of costs incurred by sex workers and staff in taking part in research.

You can download this 1 page resource as a PDF above. This resource is in English.

23rd July 2015 by NSWP | Region: Global

Research into sex work is all too often perpetrated upon the sex worker community by outsiders who use individual sex workers as a bridge to gain access to participants. In recent times, sex workers have begun to demand appropriate payment from researchers who need our assistance and have critiqued research that is sloppy or morally biased.

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

These guidelines titled, 'A note to researchers, students, reporters, and artists who are not sex workers' were devloped by Maggie’s Toronto–

This resource advises people outside of the sex worker community – who are interested in doing research on sex work – how to engage with sex workers.

You can download this 1 page guide as PDF above. This resource is in English.

20th July 2015 by NSWP | Region: Global

This statement  by the International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS (ICW) was written in collaboration with NSWP earlier in 2015. It is a position statement on the rights of Sex Workers Living with HIV.

13th July 2015 by NSWP | Region: Asia and the Pacific

This Policy Brief is a short summary of evidence for action drawn from: The Right(s) Evidence: Sex Work, Violence and HIV in Asia - A Multi-Country Study and recent key studies and guidance including The Lancet Special Series on Sex work and HIV and the WHO Consolidated Guidance for K

8th July 2015 by NSWP | Region: Global

Report of a meeting of civil society experts and advocates held in Barcelona in April 2015 convened by Open Society Foundations. The meeting discussed the iimplications of the Global Fund's new funding model for middle income countries and access to medicnes.

You can download this 21 page resource as a PDF above. This resource is in English.

8th July 2015 by NSWP | Region: Global

This background paper was prepared for a meeting held in Barcelona, Spain in April 2015. The paper is titled: 'Access to Medicines” and discusses the implications of the Global Fund’s New Funding Model (NFM) with regard to access to medicines.

You can download this resource as a 14 page PDF above. This resource is in English.