AINSW - All India Network of Sex Workers

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New Delhi
India
Contact email: 
ainsw.india@gmail.com
Phone: 
Who do you work with?: 
AINSW is a membership-based network of sex workers (FSW, Male and Transgender) organization. Each member organization has equal rights and voting power.
How are sex workers involved in your organisation?: 
AINSW is a membership-based network of sex workers organization. Each member organization has equal rights and voting power. Any Sex Worker organisation can be a member of AINSW Family.
Which of NSWP priority areas does your organisation work on?: 
Oppose the criminalisation and other legal oppression of sex work and support its recognition as work
Critique the trafficking paradigm that conflates representations of sex work, migration, and mobility
Advocate for universal access to health services, including primary health care, HIV and sexual and reproductive health services
Speak out about violence against sex workers, including violence from police, institutions, clients, and intimate partners, while challenging the myth that sex work is inherently gender-based violence
Oppose human rights abuses, including coercive programming, mandatory testing, raids and forced rehabilitation
Challenge stigma and discrimination against sex workers, their families and partners, and others involved in sex work
Advocate for the economic empowerment and social inclusion of sex workers as sex workers
What are the two main challenges that the sex workers you work with face: 
Irregularities of Capacity Building Initiatives at Local Level and Legal issues faced by Sex Workers at various levels.
Describe other areas of your work: 
Support collectivization of sex workers, Leadership Development, Linkages with various civil right movements and Social Security benefits, Help strategizing sex worker's representation in HIV/health policy making bodies, Establish mechanisms (SRB) to ensure that people are not forced or trafficked into sex work, Sensitization programs for Youngsters and Students.