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Sex Work, Stigma and Violence in the Netherlands

This resource was developed by PROUD, the Dutch union for and by sex workers, and Aidsfonds - Soa Aids Nederland, to explore the extent to which sex workers in the Netherlands experience stigma and violence. A total of 308 sex workers participated through questionnaires, in-depth interviews and focus group discussions from across the country, engaged in various types of sex work.

Community Guide: The Homophobia and Transphobia Experienced by LGBT Sex Workers

This resource is a Community Guide to the Briefing Paper on the Homophobia and Transphobia Experienced by LGBT Sex Workers. It provides an overview of the full Briefing Paper, and provides key recommendations for policymakers and other stakeholders. 

You can download this 6 page resource above. It is available in English, and will be available in Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish soon. 

Briefing Paper: The Homophobia and Transphobia Experienced by LGBT Sex Workers

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people experience targeted homophobia and transphobia at every level – including legal, political and social. For sex workers who are LGBT, discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation and gender identity adds to and intensifies the discrimination they experience as sex workers. 

NSWP denounces the harassment, arrests and detention of sex workers in DRC

NSWP denounces the harassment, arrests and detention of sex workers as part of the recently launched ‘Ujana’ programme in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Empower Foundation Resource Library

Empower Foundation has released a new resource library on their website, comprising books, reports, letters and films on a variety of topics linked to sex workers' rights in Thailand. You can access the full set of resources here (most available in English and Thai). 

性工作者明智指南之性工作者主导组织抗击暴力所用的倡导工具与资源

本性工作者明智指南综述了全球性工作者主导组织与针对性工作者暴力进行斗争时使用的倡导工具与干预。指南的基础是“性工作者实施工具”(SWIT)的第二节“应对针对性工作者的暴力”。本资源可用于设计项目、工具和其他应对暴力的方式。

Краткое пособие для секс-работников по адвокационным инструментам и ресурсам, используемым самоорганизациями секс-работников для борьбы с насилием

В кратком пособии для секс-работников рассматриваются адвокационные инструменты и вмешательства, которые самоорганизации секс-работников мира используют в борьбе с насилием над секс-работниками. В своей работе мы опирались на инструкции, содержащиеся в главе 2 (Борьба с насилием в отношении секс-работников) "Инструмента реализации программ для секс-работников" (СВИТ). Краткое пособие будет полезно при разработке программ, инструментов и вмешательств по борьбе с насилием. 

Guide futé des travailleurSEs du sexe : les outils de plaidoyer et les ressources utilisées par les organisations dirigées par des travailleurSEs du sexe pour combattre la violence

Ce « Guide futé des travailleurSEs du sexe » donne un aperçu des outils de plaidoyer et des ressources auxquels ont recours les organisations dirigées par des travailleurSEs du sexe pour combattre la violence dont sont victimes les travailleurSEs du sexe. Il s’inspire des recommandations du chapitre 2, « Riposte à la violence à l’encontre des travailleurSEs du sexe », de l’Outil de mise en œuvre pour les travailleurSEs du sexe (SWIT). Cette ressource pourra être utile à l’élaboration de programmes, d’outils et d’interventions de riposte à la violence.