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Red Umbrella Fund Seek Programme Advisory Committee Members

Red Umbrella Fund are looking for two sex workers or strong allies from somewhere in North America and Central Europe, Eastern Europe and Central Asia.

Red Umbrella Fund is the first-ever global grantmaking collaborative guided by and for sex workers. Red Umbrella Fund is guided by an International Steering Committee (ISC) made up of sex workers and donors. The ISC decides the grantmaking criteria, approves the annual budget and makes other strategic decisions.

Global Key Population Networks Mourn Jude Byrne, leading activist for people who use drugs

The global key population networks GATE, GNP+, INPUD, IRGT, MPact and NSWP mourn the untimely and tragic passing of activist, leader, and dear friend, Jude Byrne of Australia, who was taken from us too soon by cancer.

For over 40 years Jude was a leading activist for people who use drugs. She was also the board chair of INPUD, a global network of people who use drugs that fights for the human rights and dignity of people who use drugs around the world.

COVID-19 影响调查- 亚太地区

2020年4月,NSWP发起了一项全球调查,以了解COVID-19对性工作者的影响。是项调查共收到55个国家的156份回应,其中18份来自亚洲及太平洋地区的11个国家,包括澳大利亚、孟加拉国、中国大陆、香港、缅甸、尼泊尔、新西兰、新加坡、韩国、泰国及越南.

你可以下载这份11页的PDF文件。该资源有中文、英文、法语、俄语和西班牙语的版本。

Опрос «Влияние коронавируса» -- Азиатско-Тихоокеанский регион

В апреле 2020 года НСВП запустила международный опрос, цель которого была проанализировать влияние эпидемии COVID-19 на секс-работников. Мы получили 156 заполненных опросников от респондентов из 55 стран; 18 респондентов представляли 11 стран Азиатско-Тихоокеанского региона – Австралию, Бангладеш, Китай, Гонконг, Мьянму Непал, Новую Зеландию, Сингапур, Южную Корею, Таиланд и Вьетнам.

NHRC, India backtrack on the recognition of sex workers as informal workers

In October we reported on The National Human Rights Commission, India who had issued an advisory recognising sex workers as informal workers. The 11-page advisory titled 'Human Rights Advisory on rights of Women in Context of COVID-19' listed recommendations for sex workers under the women at work section.

NHRC, India issue COVID-19 advisory calling on the recognition of sex workers as informal workers

The National Human Rights Commission, India have issued an advisory recognising sex workers as informal workers. The 11-page advisory titled 'Human Rights Advisory on rights of Women in Context of COVID-19' lists recommendations for sex workers under the women at work section.

COVID-19 Impact – Asia and the Pacific

In April 2020, NSWP launched a global survey to understand the impact of COVID-19 on sex workers. The survey received 156 responses in total from 55 different countries, out of which 18 responses were from 11 countries – Australia, Bangladesh, China, Hong Kong, Myanmar, Nepal, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and Vietnam – in the Asia and the Pacific region