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.
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.
The Global Network of Sex Work Projects (NSWP) strongly supports efforts to decriminalise sex work that have been put forward by the Government of Malta. We reiterate the need for a human rights-based approach to sex work and encourage the Maltese government to continue with the law reform towards the full decriminalisation of sex work.
The International Committee for the Rights of Sex Workers in Europe (ICRSE), one of NSWP’s Regional Networks, have released a joint statement with 8 other European organisations calling for the decriminalisation of sex work in Malta.
Right Side Human Rights Defender NGO is the first and leading community-based human rights defender NGO which is run by and for trans people and sex workers in Armenia.
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Lors de la première conférence internationale sur les droits des travailleur·se·s du sexe ayant lieu en Suède fin septembre 2019, Fuckförbundet a publié un rapport d’impact très documenté sur la loi suédoise pénalisant l’achat de services sexuels en vigueur depuis 1999.
Tais Plus, based in in Kyrgyzstan, is a community based organisation where the rights of sex workers of all genders, sexual orientation and occupational status are respected.
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