Who do you work with?:
Members of the Scottish parliament, officials and elected members of the City of Edinburgh Council, members of other voluntary sector projects, Scottish media.
How are sex workers involved in your organisation?:
As members of our Board of Directors and company members
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
Describe other areas of your work:
SCOT-PEP is a campaigning and lobbying group committed to ensuring that sex workers are treated with respect, and their rights accepted and protected within society. It aims to promote health, dignity and human rights for all involved in sex work.