News Archive: October 2019

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Queensland has withdrawn draft laws from State parliament which would have increased police powers, shifted police and licensing authority coverage from brothels to anywhere sex work takes place, and allowed police to covertly film sex workers, following a campaign by sex workers in Australia.

Posted 22 October 2019 by NSWP

Registration for HIV2020 has now opened for people wishing to attend the conference 5 – 7th July in Mexico.

Posted 21 October 2019 by NSWP

Sex workers attended a roundtable meeting and exhibition in the European Parliament this week, co-organised by Dutch MEP Sophie in ‘t Veld.

Posted 17 October 2019 by NSWP

A group of 72 LGBTI organisations have delivered a letter to 13 members of the Washington D.C. City Council calling on them to support an upcoming Bill which would decriminalise sex work in the district.

Posted 4 October 2019 by NSWP

This story was originally posted on the ASWA website

The second Sex Workers Academy Africa (SWAA) this year kicks off today with 18 participants from Seychelles, Malawi and Kenya attending.

Posted 3 October 2019 by NSWP

Swedish sex worker organisation Fuckförbundet has held the first sex worker-organised international conference in the country following the introduction of client criminalisation in 1999. Between 28th and 30th September, more than 80 sex workers joined the conference – Sex Work, Human Rights and Health: Assessing 20 Years of Swedish Model – in Stockholm.

Posted 1 October 2019 by NSWP