News Archive: April 2021

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Sex Work, Health, and Human Rights is the first global [open source] textbook co-written by sex workers and academics about sex workers' diverse health and human rights’ needs. Drawing upon community case studies and academic research from around the world, the book highlights the sustained health and social inequities that sex workers in all of their diversity face. It showcases successful interventions and the resistance, resilience and creativity of the sex worker movements in the face of challenges.

Posted 20 April 2021 by NSWP

An open letter from Decrim Now calling on UK MPs to oppose further criminalisation of sex work has received over 150 signatures. NSWP have joined organisations such as Amnesty International, Liberty, Freedom United, Stonewall and Sisters Uncut in adding their support to the sex worker-led call, as have unions including GMB and United Voices of the World, and celebrities including FKA Twigs.

Posted 12 April 2021 by NSWP

NSWP member organisation TAMPEP has called for sex workers to receive equal treatment with other professions. The statement comes as areas of Europe enter new periods of lockdown and sex workers continue to face extreme hardship as well as stigma and discrimination.

You can read an excerpt of the TAMPEP statement below or visit the TAMPEP website to read the full statement.

Posted 7 April 2021 by NSWP