News Archive: April 2020

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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread across the globe, sex workers are mostly being forgotten about in government responses. This week the Guardian published a report on the experiences of sex workers in New Zealand, outlining their access to emergency wage subsidies and other state benefits.

Posted 29 April 2020 by NSWP

The Global Network of Sex Work Projects (NSWP) and UNAIDS recently released a joint statement calling on countries to take immediate, critical action to protect the health and rights of sex workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Posted 28 April 2020 by NSWP

NSWP项目正在开展一项针对性工作者、性工作者组织以及相关群体的调查,来监测和报道COVID-19疫情对他们造成的影响。

据此,我们分享来自全世界不同地区性工作者组织在疫情期间的经验和经历,来对各地政府如何帮助性工作者群体和相关组织以及这个群体自身如何应对这次危机有一定认识。

像全世界许多国家一样,为控制病毒的传播,孟加拉国正处于完全封闭的状态。这次大规模停摆意味着性工作者暂时失去了工作机会,面临生存困境。

“HARC开展了一次简单快捷的测试且发现,目前几乎所有孟加拉的性工作者都没有了收入。”

艾滋病研究和福利中心(HIV/AIDS Research and Welfare Centre,简称HARC)通过这次Covid-19影响调查向NSWP报告了他们的经历。

Posted 27 April 2020 by NSWP

Lorena Borjas – a pillar of New York City’s Latinx LGBTQ community, and a staunch defender of the rights of trans people, Latinx people, and sex workers – died on Monday 30th March of complications from COVID-19.

Posted 8 April 2020 by NSWP

With sex work criminalised in almost every country, sex workers’ already precarious situation has been heightened by this public health crisis. NSWP is conducting a survey to enable us to monitor the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on sex workers around the world.

Posted 8 April 2020 by NSWP

NSWP is seeking to recruit a Policy Officer to join our Policy Team, led by the Senior Policy Officer, working on developing global advocacy tools for our members and reviewing external policy documents in line with the NSWP Consensus Statement and the priorities set by the NSWP Board.

Posted 3 April 2020 by NSWP