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99 sex workers arrested in Hong Kong raids

Following the arrest of 99 migrant sex workers in “one of Hong Kong’s biggest anti vice crackdowns”, NSWP member Zi Teng has called attention to the need to protect the rights and safety of sex workers through decriminalisation and recognition of sex work as work.

Biometric data & surveillance used to target sex workers and minority groups in China

After several years of intensified focus on gathering biometric data and piloting targeted surveillance methods, the Chinese government has established a large police force with the technology to enable a mass detention of sex workers, drug users and Uyghur people, a Muslim ethnic

Policy Brief: The Impact of ‘End Demand’ Legislation on Women Sex Workers

A growing number of countries are considering or implementing sex work law reform focusing on ‘ending demand’, which criminalises the purchase of sexual services.

This Policy Brief outlines the impact of ‘end demand’ legislation on the human rights of female sex workers, through research and testimony from NSWP members in countries where paying for sex is criminalised. This document explores how these laws not only fail to promote gender equality for women who sell sex, but actively prevent the realisation of their human rights.

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Tel Aviv sex workers resist gentrification and raids

December saw another raid on a sex workers’ workplace in Tel Aviv, with 11 people arrested on charges of running a ‘prostitution ring'. The raids targeted a number of workplaces around the city’s old central bus station.

Human Rights Violations of Mothers who are Sex Workers in Hungary

According to the Hungarian legislation on misdemeanor offenses, it is prohibited to arrest someone if this means their underage children will be left without a legal guardian. Despite this regulation, SZEXE, the Hungarian sex worker organisation, reports that there are many sex workers who get drawn into a misdemeanor proceeding and are held in detention for 72 hours before their trial. While they are in detention, their children do not have a legal guardian.

New Mobile Phone Application for Sex Workers in Russia

An application for mobile phones was developed for sex workers in Russia. The application is called Red Umbrella (Красный Зонт) and its goal is to inform male, female and transgender sex workers about their rights, sexually transmitted infections, about the history of sex workers’ movement in Russia and in the world.

社區指南: 感染艾滋病毒 的性工作者

這是一個社區指南的 阳性性工作者 簡報紙。 它探討了全球艾滋病毒性工作者遭受的不同類型的污名和歧視。 本社區指南為尊重其人權的政策和做法提供了建議。 它使用案例研究,突出艾滋病毒性工作者的經驗和滿足他們的需要所需的努力,並倡導他們的權利。

Руководство сообщество: Стигма и дискриминация в отношении секс-работников, живущих с ВИЧ

Это руководство сообщества к Стигма и дискриминация в отношении секс-работников, живущих с ВИЧ справочный документ. Он смотрит на различных типах стигмы и дискриминации, с которыми сталкиваются секс-работников, живущих с ВИЧ во всем мире. Это руководство сообщество предоставляет рекомендации в отношении политики и практики, которые уважают их права человека. Он использует тематические исследования, которые выдвигают на первый план опыт секс-работников, живущих с ВИЧ, и усилия, необходимые для удовлетворения своих потребностей, и отстаивать свои права.

Guide Communautaire: Stigmatisation et discrimination à l’égard des travailleurSEs du sexe séropositifVEs

Ce guide communautaire est en lien avec le document d’information intitulé Stigmatisation et discrimination à l’égard des travailleurSEs du sexe séropositifVEs. Il donne un aperçu des différentes formes de stigmatisation et de discrimination que vivent les travailleurSEs du sexe séropositives dans le monde. Ce guide communautaire offre des recommandations à prendre en compte pour le développement et la mise en œuvre de politiques et de pratiques respectueuses des droits des personnes. Plusieurs études de cas sont présentées qui se concentrent sur les expériences des travailleurSEs du sexe vivant avec le VIH et rappellent les efforts qu’il reste à faire pour répondre à leurs besoins et promouvoir leurs droits.

Guía Comunitaria: La discriminación y el estigma que sufren las personas que ejercen el trabajo sexual y viven con el VIH

Esta es una guía comunitaria sobre el estigma y La discriminación y el estigma que sufren las personas que ejercen el trabajo sexual y viven con el VIH. Se examinan los diferentes tipos de estigma y discriminación experimentados por las trabajadoras sexuales que viven con el VIH en todo el mundo. Esta guía de la comunidad proporciona recomendaciones para políticas y prácticas que respeten sus derechos humanos. Utiliza estudios de casos que destacan las experiencias de las trabajadoras sexuales que viven con el VIH y los esfuerzos necesarios para satisfacer sus necesidades y abogan por sus derechos.