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CAfOC-TS issue statement on human rights abuses against sex workers in Central and West Africa

Coalition Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre pour le travail du sexe (CAfOC-TS) have issued a statement reporting on the human rights abuses and violence experienced by sex workers during the COVID-19 pandemic in francophone African countries.

CAfOC-TS – which is made up of organisations including UMANDE, And Soppeku, Blety, AFAZ - Association Femme Amazone, Alcondoms Cameroun, YERELON+, and HODSAS – work to address the problems faced by French speaking sex workers in Central and West Africa.

Amnesty International: Include sex workers in the COVID-19 response

Amnesty International have released a statement urging governments to take targeted action to address the disparate impact of COVID-19 on sex workers. The statement draws attention to government responses that, in many contexts, have been punitive, overbroad, and/or discriminatory, and provides key recommendations.

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. 

Ugandan Sex Workers Are Targets For Violence and Further Criminalisation Amid COVID-19 Spread

Last week, the Uganda Key Populations Consortium (UKPC) and other civil society organisations released a statement strongly denouncing raids, arrests, extortion, and violent attacks targeting sex workers, barmaids and other vulnerable communities by police, Local Defense Units (LDUs), and Resident District Commissioners (RDCs) during the response to the spread of COVID-19.

Human Rights Mechanisms and Follow Up Advocacy

This manual was developed as a supplement to the Smart Sex Worker’s Guide: Rights-Affirming International Policies Relating to Sex Work. It includes recommendations for effective forms of follow-up advocacy that sex workers’ rights advocates can utilise after engaging with international and regional human rights mechanisms.

Краткое пособие для секс-работников: Международная политика в отношении секс-работников, основанная на соблюдении прав

В последние годы все больше международных организаций выпускают политические документы, руководства и рекомендации, которые направлены на защиту прав сексработников и отмену уголовного преследования всех аспектов секс-работы. Секс-работникам и активистам за права секс-работников сложно следить за таким количеством политических документов и рекомендаций.

性工作者明智指南: 肯定性工作相关 权利的国际政策

近年来越来越多的国际组织发布了推动性工 作者权利和倡导性工作全面去罪化的政策、指南 和建议。性工作者和性工作者权利活动家很难及 时知晓现有的这么多政策和建议。本明智指南旨 在为这些肯定性工作权利的国际政策和建议提供 入门介绍,并讨论这些国际人权法律能如何应用 于性工作者权利活动。

内容包括:

  • 国际非政府组织​
    • 大赦国际
    • 人权观察
    • 女性权利组织
    • 性少数 (LGBT) 权利组织
    • 反人口贩运组织
    • 医学组织
  • 联合国组织、条约和机构
    • 联合国机构和他们对性工作去罪化的支持
    • SWIT
    • 国际劳工组织
    • 联合国人权机构
  • 人权法律
    • 区域人权条约
  •  结论

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