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Взаимосвязь между уголовным преследованием и уязвимостью секс-работников к ВИЧ и насилию

В представленной вашему вниманию аналитической записке рассматривается действие законов о наказании за секс-работу с опорой на ответы челнов НСВП на вопросы интернет-консультации. Это действие анализируется на трех этапах: на этапе слежки и контроля действий секс-работников до ареста; на этапе формального содержания под стражей и взаимодействия с системой уголовной юстиции; и на этапе освобождения и возвращения в общину.

El impacto de la criminalización en la vulnerabilidad al VIH y a la violencia contra las personas que ejercen el trabajo sexual

Este informe político examina el impacto de las leyes que criminalizan el trabajo sexual, sacado de las informaciones en una consulta electrónica hecha a los miembros de la NSWP. Este informe político examina el impacto de la criminalización en tres fases diferentes; la vigilancia por parte de la policía a las personas que ejercen el trabajo sexual antes de ser arrestadas; el arresto y la involucración en sistema judicial criminal; y la dejada en libertad y la vuelta a la comunidad. El documento cubre varias áreas de legislación y prácticas de los cuerpos legislativos que impactan desproporcionadamente a las personas que ejercen el trabajo sexual, incluyendo leyes de migración, políticas de espacios públicos, leyes anti-LGBTQ, criminalización del VIH y códigos religiosos.

L’impact de la criminalisation sur la vulnérabilité des travailleurSEs du sexe au VIH et à la violence

Ce document de politique générale examine l’impact des lois qui criminalisent le travail du sexe. Il reflète les données collectées lors d’une consultation menée en ligne auprès des membres de NSWP. Ce document examine l’impact de la criminalisation à trois moments distincts : la surveillance et le contrôle policier des travailleurSEs du sexe avant les arrestations, les interactions avec le système judiciaire et, la libération et le retour dans la communauté. Ce document aborde les divers domaines du droit et les pratiques des forces de l’ordre qui ont un impact disproportionné sur les travailleurSEs du sexe, notamment les lois sur l’immigration, le contrôle policier des espaces publics, les lois anti-LGBTQ, la criminalisation du VIH et les codes religieux.

Community Guide: The Impact of Criminalisation on Sex Workers’ Vulnerability to HIV and Violence

This resource is a Community Guide to the Policy Brief on the Impact of Criminalisation on Sex Workers’ Vulnerability to HIV and Violence. This guide summarises how criminalisation increases sex workers’ vulnerability to violence and HIV, and makes a series of recommendations towards the full decriminalisation of sex work as an integral step to improving the lives of sex workers. The full Policy Brief is available here

The Impact of Criminalisation on Sex Workers’ Vulnerability to HIV and Violence

This policy brief examines the impact of laws that criminalise sex work, informed by NSWP members’ submissions to an e-consultation. It examines the impact of criminalisation at three distinct phases: the surveillance and policing of sex workers prior to arrest; arrest and formal involvement of the criminal justice system; and release and return to the community. The paper covers various areas of law and law enforcement practices that disproportionately impact sex workers, including immigration laws, policing of public spaces, anti-LGBTQ laws, HIV criminalisation and religious codes.

Raids in Singapore and Condoms Being Used as Evidence

NSWP member organisation Project X have urged people to “scrutinise and seriously question the visual representation of sex workers in Singaporean mainstream media.” The call comes following several high profile raids on sex workers' workplaces in recent months, and subsequent stigmatising media coverage of the events. In a post on their Facebook page, Project X describe the media coverage as a “method of shaming” which “not only dehumanises the women in question, it also turns the matter into a one-sided conversation in which sex workers are ridiculed, talked about and talked at.”

Report Highlights Condoms being used as Evidence of Sex Work in China

A new report by Asia Catalyst has brought attention to the impact of laws and policing on sex workers in China. Released on the 25th of July, The Condom Quandary: A Survey of the Impact of Law Enforcement Practices on Effective HIV Prevention among Male, Female, and Transgender Sex Workers in China highlights the severe and widespread impact of using condoms as evidence of sex work on sex workers. Drawing on the experiences of the 517 sex workers involved in the research, the report urges that sex work be decriminalised and that sex workers be properly consulted and recognised as key stakeholders in laws and policies concerning sex workers.

避孕套困惑

亚洲促进会发表了他们的报告避孕套困惑:执法实践上有效预防艾滋病毒男,女之间,以及跨性别性工作者在中国的影响研究。亚洲促进会进行了74的深入访谈与男性,女性和跨性别性工作者,18个访谈关键知情人,和517的响应与调查问卷。这项研究是在中国三大城市进行。该报告发现,使用安全套是性工作的证据违反了性工作者的人权。他们发现,性工作者更可能同意客户的需求,不使用避孕套,减少他们携带安全套的数量,而不是随身携带避孕套所有,或尝试各种方法来隐藏在隐蔽的地方避孕套。

The Condom Quandary

Asia Catalyst has published their report The Condom Quandary: A Study of the Impact of Law Enforcement Practices on Effective HIV Prevention among Male, Female, and Transgender Sex Workers in China. Asia Catalyst conducted 74 in-depth interviews with male, female, and transgender sex workers, 18 interviews with key informants, and 517 responses to a survey questionnaire. The research was conducted in three major Chinese cities. The report found that using condoms as evidence of sex work violates the human rights of sex workers.

Decriminalisation of Sex Work in Kenya

This policy brief on the Decriminalisation of Sex Work in Kenya was written in collaborartion with the University of Amsterdam and NSWP member HOYMAS and KESWA. This policy brief argues that sex workers have the same rights as other citizens in Kenya as outlined in the Kenyan Constitution. The brief describes key instances in which the rights of sex workers as defined by the Constitution are violated in Kenya.