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Sex workers are calling for more prevention and sensitisation work during the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, following the recent death of a sex worker in Eastern DRC. 

Posted 20 August 2019 by NSWP

An Irish campaign group is calling for changes to police policy following the results of a new study, which shows that more than 150 sex workers have been prosecuted under brothel keeping laws over the last ten years. The same study showed that almost all of those convicted under brothel keeping laws are migrant women, and that in 90% of the cases, those involved were ‘named and shamed’ in the media.

Posted 12 August 2019 by NSWP

As part of its programme 'Rights not Rescue: Sex Work, Migration, Exploitation and Trafficking', ICRSE has published 'Trafficking 101: a community resource for sex workers' rights activists'.

Posted 12 August 2019 by NSWP

Human Rights Watch and the Sex Workers Education and Advocacy Taskforce (SWEAT) have released a new report recommending the decriminalisation of sex work in South Africa, in order to protect the safety and wellbeing of women, and respond to the HIV pandemic.

Posted 7 August 2019 by NSWP

After the close of the 2019 IAS Conference on HIV Science in Mexico City last month, global community-led networks joined forces with Mexican and Latin American advocates to continue planning for the upcoming HIV2020 Conference.

Posted 7 August 2019 by NSWP

STOPAIDS, a network of civil society organisations campaigning for UK leadership in the global response to HIV and AIDS, has published a new position paper supporting the decriminalisation of sex work. The policy is the result of work with its 70-strong membership over a two year period, and aims to build support among STOPAIDS members for a sex work legal framework that protects the human righ

Posted 29 July 2019 by NSWP