Regional updates: Global

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Global community-led networks have expressed serious concerns over the decision to name San Francisco and Oakland as host cities to the International AIDS Conference in 2020, which was announced on 13th March.

14th March 2018 by NSWP

NSWP mourns the passing of Laura Lee, a prominent and respected sex worker rights advocate who passed away on 7th February 2018.

12th February 2018 by NSWP

The Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+) has launched a global survey to inform their strategic planning 2018-2022. They are keen to hear from people living with HIV around the world to learn more about the situation in different countries, including issues relating to treatment access, stock outs, discrimination in health settings, and arrests - including for carrying condoms, distributing syringes, or having sex while HIV positive.  

24th January 2018 by NSWP

The Anti-Trafficking Review, published by the Global Alliance Against Trafficking in Women, is seeking submissions for a themed issue entitled 'Sex Work'. The deadline for submissions is Friday 8th June 2018. 

Call for Papers

8th January 2018 by NSWP


The International AIDS Conference is the largest conference on any global health or development issue in the world. It continues to provide a unique forum for the intersection of science, advocacy, and human rights. The 22nd International AIDS Conference (AIDS2018) will be hosted in Amsterdam, Netherlands, 23-27 July 2018.

NSWP and our members are promoting meaningful participation and visibility of sex workers at AIDS2018. NSWP encourages sex worker-led organisations to get involved with the range of events at AIDS2018. This document (updated May 2018) covers the ways sex workers can get involved.

7th December 2017 by NSWP

La transición continúa siendo un tema principal y crítico para las personas que ejercen el trabajo sexual residiendo en países que ya no cumplirán los requisitos para aplicar al financiamiento del Fondo Mundial en el futuro.

16th June 2017 by NSWP


16th June 2017 by NSWP

Уход Глобального фонда из страны все еще остается существенной проблемой для секс-работников в тех странах, которые в будущем не смогут претендовать на финансирование из Глобального фонда.

16th June 2017 by NSWP

Le processus de transition (par lequel les pays s’affranchissent du soutien du Fonds mondial) est une question fondamentale et critique pour les travailleurSEs du sexe dans les pays qui ne bénéficieront pas des financements du Fonds mondial dans les années à venir.

16th June 2017 by NSWP

NSWP shares The Global Forum on MSM & HIV (MSMGF)’s deep concern about the Trump Administration’s proposed 1.08 billion cut to global HIV programmes. According to MSMGF’s statement here, “vital programming for gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men around the world will be slashed if the President’s proposed budget released earlier this week is approved.” Cuts to funding will also impact other key populations including sex workers, transgender people, and people who use drugs. 

26th May 2017 by NSWP