Aproase

Location

Mexico
Contact email: 
aproase@yahoo.com
Who do you work with?: 
MUJERES, HOMBRES Y MUJERES TRANSGENERO QUE EJERCEN EL TRABAJO SEXUAL. Women, men and women transgender sex workers.
How are sex workers involved in your organisation?: 
ORGANIZACIÓN FORMADA Y DIRIGIDA POR MUJERES TRABAJADORAS SEXUALES MEXICANAS, PARTICIPAMOS EN MESAS DE TOMA DE DESICIONES Y EDUCACION ENTRE PARES. Organisation formed and directed by mexican women sex workers, partcicpate in decision making and peer education.
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: 
PRUEBAS OBLIGATORIAS DE VIH E ITS COMO CONDICION LABORAL NO ACCESO A LA SALUD INTEGRAL LAS AUTORIDADES INVOLUCRAN EL TRABAJO SEXUAL CON LA TRATA DE PERSONAS. VIOLENCIA INSTITUCIONAL Y SOCIAL. Mandatory HIV Teseting and its work as a condition. No full access to health authorities , work involving sex trafficking, Institutional and social violence
Describe other areas of your work: 
INCIDENCIA POLITICA PARA LA INCLUSION DE LAS PERSONAS QUE EJERCEN EL TRABAJO SEXUAL EN LAS MESAS DE TOMA DE DESICIONES A NIVEL NACIONAL. EDUCACION ENTRE PARES PARA LA PREVENCION DEL VIH Y OTRAS ITS EDUCACION ENTRE PARES PARA LA DEFENSA DE LOS DERECHOS HUMANOS, LABORALES Y DE SALUD SERVICIOS MEDICOS DE SALUD REPRODUCTIVA GRATUITOS O A BAJO COSTO PREVENCION DE VIH Y OTRAS ITS. POLICY IMPLICATIONS FOR THE INCLUSION OF SEX WORKERS IN NATIONAL DECISION MAKING. PEER EDUCATION PREVENTION OF HIV AND OTHER STD PEER EDUCATION FOR THE DEFENSE OF HUMAN RIGHTS, LABOR AND HEALTH REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH SERVICES MEDICAL FREE OR LOW COST PREVENTION OF HIV AND OTHER STD.