Who do you work with?:
dropIn works with sexworkers and former sexworkers of all age, gender, sexual orientation, nationality and legal status.
How are sex workers involved in your organisation?:
We don't have sex workers working in our organisation. But they are involved in exchanging their experiences with other sex workers and to bring their ideas in our different projects.
Which of NSWP priority areas does your organisation work on?:
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:
The main challenges for the sex workers in Luxemburg is the discrimination and stigmatisation in our society, which leads to non respect and violence against them. An other big challenge is the financial trouble that they are facing. Mostly for the sex workers that have an migration background, the ones that have no legal papers, no health insurance or even no home.
Describe other areas of your work:
Medical and social care - Preventions ,,Safe Sex’’ ,,Safe work’’ - Project Exit for sex workers who want to leave sex work - Project Indoor for sex workers that work in apartments - support with administrative and social security issues, job center,..- Street work - meeting point for sex workers - Hygiene