News Archive: August 2010

This 17 minute film gives an inside look at issues facing sex workers in Myanmar, and tells some of the fascinating story of how sex workers have organised and responded to HIV and to claim their rights.

Produced as a collaboration of sex worker and allies by the Asia Pacific Network of Sex Workers.

8 August 2010

Monday August 2, 2010, police in Beijing detained Ye Haiyan, an activist with community based organisation the China Women’s Rights Workshop, after she joined other sex workers in publicly petitioning for the Chinese government to decriminalise prostitution. The Global Network of Sex Work Projects (NSWP) stands in solidarity with Ye Haiyan, human rights defenders, and sex workers who speak up against stigma, discrimination, and the criminalisation of our livelihoods.

6 August 2010

From July 18-23, 2010 the Global Network of Sex Work Projects (NSWP), along with sex workers and allies from nearly 40 countries, gathered at the 18th International AIDS Conference.

3 August 2010