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This week Open Democracy announced the publication of a series of articles by key thinkers who will reflect on the twentieth anniversary of The Palermo Protocol. The Protocol, a supplement to the UN Convention Against Transnational Organized Crime, aims to “prevent, suppress and punish trafficking in persons,” with a specific focus upon “women and children.”

Posted 20 November 2020 by NSWP

This Smart Guide provides an overview of existing sex work legal models and details the processes that have been used to develop legislative models that respect and protect sex workers’ human and labour rights. It aims to provide sex workers’ rights organisations with ideas and strategies that they can adapt to their own legal framework and context, to use in their advocacy and campaigning in their own countries.

Posted 20 November 2020 by NSWP

In October we reported on The National Human Rights Commission, India who had issued an advisory recognising sex workers as informal workers. The 11-page advisory titled 'Human Rights Advisory on rights of Women in Context of COVID-19' listed recommendations for sex workers under the women at work section.

Posted 16 November 2020 by NSWP

The Annual Report highlights the activities and achievements of NSWP in 2019.

Posted 16 November 2020 by NSWP

Universal Health Coverage speaks to the global goal of providing all people with the health care they need without creating undue financial burdens on the individual. In many parts of the world, health provision and access to health services remains extremely poor, particularly for criminalised and marginalised populations such as sex workers and other key populations.

Posted 9 November 2020 by NSWP

The Count Me In! Consortium supports the voices and activism of women, girls, and trans and gender non-binary people who are often most marginalised in their communities. Among the most silenced voices are those of sex workers.

Posted 29 October 2020 by NSWP