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A Senator in San Francisco, California, has announced new legislation to protect sex workers from arrest when they report a serious or violent crime.  

Posted 14 February 2019 by NSWP

Trafficking in persons has generated increasing global attention in recent decades, largely due to the development of international frameworks, pressure from fundamental feminist and abolitionist groups, and as a reaction to increased migration for labour. International policies on trafficking frequently contain vague or ambiguous language, which can cause harm to sex workers in a number of ways.

Posted 28 January 2019 by NSWP

The Global Fund is an essential mechanism that helps to ensure the life-saving treatment, care and prevention response for people living with HIV and key populations in countries that need it most. Over the last couple of years, people living with HIV and key population-led networks have been actively campaigning for stronger Global Fund replenishment targets to scale up the important work with key populations.

Posted 16 January 2019 by NSWP

The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) has released a call for submissions on the use and misuse of criminal law in the areas of sexuality, reproduction, drug use and HIV.

Posted 20 December 2018 by NSWP

On International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers 2018, the European AIDS Treatment Group (EATG) published a position paper on the sex work and approaches to delivering rights and health-based policies for sex workers.

Posted 18 December 2018 by NSWP

17th December 2018 marks the 15th annual International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers.

For fifteen years, sex workers around the world have used this day to highlight the need for action to end violence against sex workers. The issues faced by sex workers often vary from region to region, due to different laws, social and cultural contexts, but one common issue faced by all sex workers is their vulnerability to and experience of violence.

Posted 17 December 2018 by NSWP