The International AIDS Conference 2018 took place in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, between 23rd and 27th July 2018. NSWP was involved in several events during AIDS2018, details can be found below.
Sex Worker Networking Zone
Monday 23rd - Friday 27th July, Booth 511 in the Global Village
Daily sessions at 10:00, 14:00 and 16:00
The Sex Worker Networking Zone was a daily programme of events showcasing sex worker-led projects from around the world.
Impact of Punitive Laws, Policies and Practices on Sex Workers' Vulnerability to HIV and Respect of their Human Rights
Monday 23rd July, 14:45 - 16:45, Hall 11B
Six sex worker speakers discussed how current legal frameworks regarding sex work in their countries fail to respect, protect and fulfil the human rights of sex workers, thus increasing their vulnerability to HIV.
Impact of punitive laws, policies and practices on sex workers’ vulnerability to HIV
Wednesday 25 July, 18:30 - 20:00, Global Village Session Room 1
Four sex worker speakers discussed how they have successfully challenged the legal framework regarding sex work in their countries. This workshop featured presentations and group discussion on strategies used to improve the respect, protection and fulfilment of the human rights of sex workers