Who do you work with?
Sex workers and allies - sex worker friendly or working towards sex worker friendly status. Harm reduction and social justice organisations.
How are sex workers involved in your organisation?
Sex workers actively participate in the advocacy and campaigning, community research and peer-to-peer education programs and services within the organization. There are also targeted programmes including the support of groups for survivors of work/client related violence, the DearOfficer cards campaign and harm reduction workshops.
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
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
Anti prostitution / sex work stigma and unity within the SW community.
Describe other areas of your work
BDSM and sexual freedoms rights, sex positivity outreach, industry and organisational training.