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Impact of COVID-19 on Sex Workers in Europe

In April 2020, NSWP launched a global survey to understand the impact of COVID-19 on sex workers. The survey received, thus far, a total of 156 responses from 55 different countries out of which 43 responses were from 17 countries – Armenia, Austria, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Romania, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, North Macedonia, Ukraine, and the United Kingdom – in the Europe region.

Impact of COVID-19 on Sex Workers in Asia and the Pacific

In April 2020, NSWP launched a global survey to understand the impact of COVID-19 on sex workers. To date, the survey has received 156 responses from 55 different countries. 18 of these responses were from 11 countries – Australia, Bangladesh, China, Hong Kong, Myanmar, Nepal, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and Vietnam – in the Asia-Pacific region. 

NSWP Launches Updated Global Mapping of Sex Work Laws

NSWP has launched an update to the legal mapping project, which maps sex work laws around the world. The information in the map reflects legislation (as of 31 March 2020) that affects sex workers through the criminalisation of the sale and purchase of sexual services, and the facilitation, management or organisation of sex work, as well as other laws used to regulate sex work such as mandatory health checks and travel restrictions.

政策简报 反人口贩运法 律和项目对性 工作者的影响

人口贩运在近几十年内引发了越来越多的全球关注,主要是因为国际法律机制的发展,原教旨女权主义者和废娼主义者团体的压力,这也是一种对移徙劳工增加的反应。

Аналитическая Записка: Влияние на секс-работников законов и инициатив в области борьбы с торговлей людьми

В последнее время проблема торговли людьми привлекает все больше внимание, не в последнюю очередь из-за развития международного законодательства, давления со стороны феминисток-фундаменталисток и аболиционистских организаций и реакции на усиление трудовой миграции.

Documento de Política: El impacto de la legislación e iniciativas contra la trata sobre las personas que ejercen el trabajo sexual

La trata de personas ha llamado la atención mundial en las últimas décadas, en gran medida como resultado del desarrollo de marcos internacionales, de la presión de grupos de feministas fundamentalistas y abolicionistas y como reacción ante el incremento en la migración laboral.

Document de Politique Générale: L’impact des lois et des initiatives de lutte contre la traite humaine sur les travailleurSEs du sexe

Ces dernières décennies, la traite des personnes a fait l’objet d’une attention grandissante sur la scène internationale, un phénomène qui résulte principalement de la mise en œuvre des traités internationaux de lutte contre la traite, de la pression exercée par les féministes fondamentales et les groupes abolitionnistes et d’une réaction à l’augmentation des migrations de travail dans le monde.

Finnish sex work sites closed down by Spanish police

Finnish websites used by sex workers to advertise and share information with each other have been closed down following a judicial warrant by Spanish police. The websites, Sihteeriopisto (Secretary College) and the international counterpart, sexworknet, were launched in Finland but was maintenance was moved overseas following changes to sex work laws in Finland in 2003. Spanish police issued the warrant on 26th March, since which point the websites have been unavailable. 

SWAI launches new campaign to mark two years of criminalisation of clients

Sex Workers Alliance Ireland has launched a new social media campaign to highlight the impact of laws criminalising the purchase of sexual services in the Republic of Ireland, which were introduced in 2017. The campaign highlights the increase in violence documented among sex workers since the introduction of the laws, and calls on the government to decriminalise sex work to ensure safety for sex workers.