News Archive: июня 2019

A new sex workers' union has been formed in Ecuador, set up to visibilise cisgender men and trans people who sell sex, and to demand sex workers' rights in the city of Quito. Sindicato de Trabajadorxs Sexuales de Quito [Quito Sex Workers' Union] is made up of cisgender women sex workers, some 300-40

20 июня 2019

NSWP is launching a fourth International sex worker rights day, Sex Worker Pride, taking place on 14th September each year. This day will celebrate sex workers’ self-determination and enhanced visibility and show the achievements of sex worker-led organisations.

20 июня 2019

On 2nd June, International Sex Workers Day, AGAP (LGBT Rwanda) was forcibly removed from its office which it has shared with a church in Gisenyi, Rwanda, since 2013.

6 июня 2019

Sex worker groups around the world held events and actions to mark 2nd June, International Sex Workers’ Day.

4 июня 2019

Politicians in Mexico City have voted to amend a Bill to decriminalise sex workers and their clients in the city. On 31st May, members of Congress voted to amend the wording of the Bill to remove a line allowing for prosecutions of sex workers and clients if neighbours make a complaint.

4 июня 2019

The platform of independent United Nations and regional expert mechanisms on violence against women and women’s rights* has released a statement calling on the International Labour Organization (ILO) to strongly address violence against women, including harassment as a form of gender-based violence, in a new human rights mechanism to be

4 июня 2019