Wellington (and other cities nation-wide)
National Office: 204 Willis Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand. Postal address: PO Box 11-412, Manners Street, Wellington 6142, New Zealand.
Ph: +64-4-382-8791 Fax: +64-4-801-5690
Who do you work with?:
NZPC works with female, male and transgender sex workers, third parties and partners.
How are sex workers involved in your organisation?:
Sex workers, past and present, are involved at all levels in our organisation.
Which of NSWP priority areas does your organisation work on?:
Oppose the criminalisation and other legal oppression of sex work and support its recognition as work
Critique the trafficking paradigm that conflates representations of sex work, migration, and mobility
Advocate for universal access to health services, including primary health care, HIV and sexual and reproductive health services
Speak out about violence against sex workers, including violence from police, institutions, clients, and intimate partners, while challenging the myth that sex work is inherently gender-based violence
Oppose human rights abuses, including coercive programming, mandatory testing, raids and forced rehabilitation
Challenge stigma and discrimination against sex workers, their families and partners, and others involved in sex work
Advocate for the economic empowerment and social inclusion of sex workers as sex workers
What are the two main challenges that the sex workers you work with face:
Stigma and discrimination and realising and maintaining the rights sex workers have in New Zealand.
Describe other areas of your work:
Collaboration with research projects, development of resources.