News Archive: May 2019

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Grace Kamau, the Regional Coordinator of the African Sex Workers Alliance (ASWA), attended the 72nd session of the World Health Assembly in Geneva this week, contributing to a side event panel discussion on community-led healthcare responses.

Posted 31 May 2019 by NSWP

MPact Global Action for Gay Men’s Health and Rights, The International Network of People who Use Drugs (INPUD), and the Global Network of Sex Work Projects (NSWP) are proud to announce the formation of The Red Beacon Group - a new initiative for providing technical assistance for key populations aimed to reduce barriers to s

Posted 24 May 2019 by NSWP

Sex workers in Belgium have launched a new campaign calling for the decriminalisation of sex work, and social and legal protection for sex workers. UTSOPI is calling on the Belgian government to create statutes to protect sex workers as self-employed workers, and repeal laws on soliciting advertising and third parties.

Posted 23 May 2019 by NSWP

Sex worker organisations and other human rights groups have condemned the arrest and violent mistreatment of women by police, who arrested more than 100 women at nightclubs in Abuja last week. It has been reported the women were arrested under sex work laws, although many of the women deny being sex workers.

Posted 6 May 2019 by NSWP