Terkita Persad

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Trinidad and Tobago
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Who do you work with?: 
Our Organisation works with all genders, vulnerable communities and high risk individuals
How are sex workers involved in your organisation?: 
Sex workers are involved in the Organisation being 75% board members are sex workers as well as all decision making of the Organisation are made by sex workers
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
Advocate for universal access to health services, including primary health care, HIV and sexual and reproductive health services
Oppose human rights abuses, including coercive programming, mandatory testing, raids and forced rehabilitation
What are the two main challenges that the sex workers you work with face: 
Safe spaces to work and legal challenges
Describe other areas of your work: 
HIV testing, Peer outreach, Peer counselling