Research for Sex Work 15: Resistance and Resilience is a peer-reviewed publication for sex workers, activists, health workers, researchers, NGO staff and policy makers. It is available in English and French. All issues of Research for Sex Work can be found here.
- Editorial (NSWP Secretariat)
This article provides an overview of the resistance and resilience of sex workers in Lyon, France from 1972 - 1975 when they occupied the Saint Nizier Church in Lyon for one week.
- The Birth of Butterly: Bringing Migrant Sex Workers' Voices into the Sex Workers' Rights Movement (Elene Lam)
This article explores the exclusion of migrants sex workers from the sex workers' rights movement in North America and provides key strategies for their inclusion.
- United in Bwaise: Fighting Oppression in an Ugandan Slum (Paula Pönkänen and Hanna Jörneus)
This article provides an overview of sex worker-led programming in Kampala, Uganda.
- “Mmangwana o tshwara thipa kabohaleng” - “The mother of a child holds the knife on the sharper edge” (Ishtar Lakhani Duduzile Dlamini)
This article provides and overview of the programming at Mothers for the Future, an organisation led by mothers who do sex work in South Africa.
- The "Cowboy Urbain" Magazine and the Resistence and Resilience of Male Sex Workers in Montréal (Jorge Flores-Aranda, Jonathan Bacon, and Claude Poisson)
This article provides a content analysis of the "Cowboy Urbain" magazine to demonstrate the resistance and resilience of male sex workers in Montréal.
- Resisting Through Resilience: US Transgender and Sex Worker-Led Community-Based Research (Sharmus Outlaw, Jill McCraken, and Penelope Saunders)
This article provides a summary of the report Nothing About Us, Without Us: Sex Work, HIV, Policy, and Organizing.
- Remembering Bedford: Impacts of Criminalisation of Street-Based Sex Work (Arlene Jane Pitts)
This article provides an overview of the impact of criminalisation on street-based sex workers in Toronto, Canada.
- Performer Centrered Pornography as Sex Workers' Rights: Developing Labour Standards in a Criminal Context (Zahra Stardust)
In this article, Zahra Stardust argues that performer-centred porn in Australia is a form of sex workers' rights activism.
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