Shadow Report to the CEDAW Committee on the situation of female sex workers in Mexico

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Source: 
APROASE, PLAPERTS, NSWP, Tamaulipas VIHda Trans
Year: 
2018

Asociación en Pro Apoyo a Servidores (APROASE A.C.) and Tamaulipas VIHda Trans, A.C, with support from NSWP, submitted this shadow report to the 70th CEDAW Session, which took place June-July 2017. The Shadow Report draws from consultation with cisgender and transgender sex workers in Mexico, and highlights the diverse forms of discrimination they face.

APROASE also produced a detailed report on their experiences engaging with the CEDAW committee, which can be downloaded above.

Contents include:

  • Discrimination
    • Social
    • Institutional
    • Health
    • Parenthood
  • Fulfillment of basic rights and fundamental freedoms
  • Trafficking and exploitation of prostitution
  • Health and family planning services (Right to Health)
  • Equality before the law
  • Conclusions and recommendations

You can download these 10-page and 5-page reports above. They are both available in English, and the Shadow Report is also available in Spanish.