For seventeen years, sex workers around the world have marked International Day to End Violence Against Sex Worker on 17th December. The day is used to highlight the need for action to end violence against sex workers. The issues faced by sex workers often vary from region to region, due to different laws, social and cultural contexts, but one common issue faced by all sex workers is their vulnerability to and experience of violence.
International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers
The Czech Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence are commemorating International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers on 17th December.
In cooperation with ACT UP Prague and BLISS without RISK, the event will feature poetry that honors the memory of murdered sex workers, and speeches through which they will protest against violence!
Magdaléna Šipka (represented)
As part of the 12 days of action against violence and leading up to December 17th, International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers, Stella are running an anti-violence campaign: Nous sommes debouttes pour cesser la violence.
It’s important for us, as sex workers and feminists, to be a part of mainstream movements like 12 days of action, and our inclusion has been a long and overdue success.