ASTRASSE (Associação das Trabalhadoras Sexuais de Sergipe)

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Location

Aracaju
Brazil
Contact email: 
astrasseaju@gmail.com
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Who do you work with?: 
Mulheres que exercem o trabalho sexual, clientes e outros que queiram ser voluntários. Women who engage in sex work, clients and others who wish to volunteer.
How are sex workers involved in your organisation?: 
Trabalhos de campo, participações em eventos como: reuniões, palestras, encontros, capacitações… Fieldwork, participation in events such as: meetings, lectures, meetings, training ...
Which of NSWP priority areas does your organisation work on?: 
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: 
enfrentamento da violencia e preconceito social coping with violence and social prejudice
Describe other areas of your work: 
Lutar pelo reconhecimento dos direitos humanos, sexuais, reprodutivos, ao trabalho, a previdencia social, lutar contra qualquer tipo de violencia, discriminação e violação dos direitos humanos contra as trabalhadoras do sexo ou qualquer outra população vulnerável. Promover e incentivar campanhas de prevenção, de apoio e educação pertinentes ao campo dos direitos humanos e das IST\HIV\AIDS\HV Fight for the recognition of human rights, sexual, reproductive, labor, social security, fight against any type of violence, discrimination and violation of human rights against sex workers or any other vulnerable population. Promote and encourage prevention, support and education campaigns relevant to human rights and STI \ HIV \ AIDS \ HV
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