Regional updates: Latin America

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Regional Board Members

Cynthia Navarrete Gil (APROASE), Mexico.

Miguel Angel Saurin Romero (Asociacion Civil Cambio y Acción), Peru.

NSWP Regional Network

The Plataforma LatinoAmerica de Personas que EjeRcen el Trabajo Sexual (PLAPERTS) is a Latin American platform for sex worker-led organisations representing female, male and transgender sex workers. It was founded in 2014 and is based in Machala, Ecuador.

News articles from Latin America region are listed below.

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Por séptimo año consecutivo en el Perú, este 2 de Junio se conmemorará el Día Internacional de la Trabajadora Sexual. Este año las organizaciones que integran la Plataforma de Personas que Ejercen el trabajo sexual PLAPERTS, ha organizado distintas actividades, siendo una de las más resaltantes la entrega al Congreso de la República, de la propuesta del Proyecto de Ley de reconocimiento al Trabajo Sexual, una ley que busca un lineamiento de igualdad de Derechos laborales y la no discriminación de las personas que ejercen el trabajo sexual, salud y Seguridad en el Trabajo, reducir las violaciones de los Derechos Humanos y la regulación y ordenamiento en el marco de las leyes laborales del país.

5th June 2015 by NSWP
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NSWP está extendiendo el plazo para las solicitudes de Columbia y Ecuador (un corresponsal con sede en cada país) para mejorar la cobertura de noticias y eventos regional en la región NSWP de América Latina.
 
NSWP valora la diversidad y fomenta las candidaturas de personas con experiencia en el trabajo sexual y da la bienvenida a solicitudes de todos los sectores de la comunidad.
 
11th March 2015 by Anelda Grové

NSWP is extending the deadline for applications from Columbia & Ecuador (one correspondent based in each country) to enhance coverage of regional news and events in the NSWP region of Latin America. 

NSWP values diversity and encourages applications from individuals with sex work experience and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. 

REGIONAL CORRESPONDENTS – News (consultant)

11th March 2015 by Anelda Grové

 

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La Asociación de Mujeres Trabajadoras del sexo “Colectivo Flor de Azalea” demandamos a la contraloría del Estado. La FALTA DE CUMPLIMIENTO DE LA GUIA NACIONAL DE NORMAS Y PROCEDIMIENTOS DE ATENCIÓN INTEGRAL A TRABAADORAS DEL SEXO.

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23rd October 2014 by NSWP

A Brazillian sex worker has been forced to go into hiding after publically speaking out against police actions following an illegal raid in Niteroi, Brazil in May of this year.

On 23 May 2014 police occupied a building in the centre of Niteroi where sex workers live and work. The building had known sex work venues for about 400 self-organised sex workers. Some sex workers were residents and lost their homes after the illegal raid.

27th August 2014 by NSWP

Due to new municipal ordinance, sex workers from Encarnación, Paraguay are prohibited to work in the streets of the city. According to the national sex worker-led organisation UNES – Organización de Mujeres Trabajadoras Sexuales del Paraguay – this prohibition regulates work and activities in public areas of the city, criminalises people who autonomously engage in sex work, and increases police repression and state violence against sex workers.

26th June 2014 by NSWP

The arrival of ships from abroad means one thing for Elena: dollars. In Venezuela the green notes rule, said the 32-year-old sex worker. She travels to Puerto Cabello, in Venezuela’s coastline, every time a new ship arrives, particularly now that the Venezuelan economy has gone down; the Bolivar currency weakened and prices are high.

23rd June 2014 by NSWP

The Brazilian parliament is currently analysing a new law proposal that is intended to punish private commercial establishments associated with prostitution or trafficking in persons. The Law proposal 5742/13, by the deputy Guilherme Mussi, is considered another barrier in the affirmation of sex workers’ rights in Brazil.

17th June 2014 by NSWP