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By ekaterina on Jan 9th, 2017

SWAN members from Poland, Macedonia, Russia, Turkey, Slovakia and Ukraine commemorated the 17th of December with different events.

By ekaterina on Dec 22nd, 2015

On December 17 SWAN members held different local actions to raise the awareness and commemorate International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers.

By ekaterina on Dec 15th, 2015

The Sex Workers’ Rights Advocacy Network (SWAN) have organized a 3 days long Community Mobilization and Media training for sex workers that took place on December 5-8, 2015 in Budapest, Hungary. There were 10 sex workers at the training, who came from the countries of SWAN region, majority of which do not have formal or informal groups of sex workers yet.

By maria on Dec 5th, 2015

On December 1, 2015 a number of SWAN members joined the commemoration of the World AIDS Day.

By maria on Oct 23rd, 2015

On Thursday, October 15, 2015, CA Odyseus managed to have a work meeting with the representatives of the police in Bratislava about sex work, violence and human rights.

By ekaterina on Jun 11th, 2015

The police do not want to hear them, the doctors do not want to examine them, they are not served in the restaurant. Women working as sex workers face a lot of problems. It is not just about physical violence from a customer that was experienced by almost every one of them. They also suffer from the public prejudices and uncomfortable judgements. That is why Odyseus launched a campaign called "End of violence, time for rights".

By ekaterina on Jun 2nd, 2015
International Sex Worker Day (2nd June) is the memorable day since 1975, when more than 100 people working in the sex industry occupied the church of Saint-Nizier in Lyon to point to discrimination and violations of their rights.
By maria on May 6th, 2015

By maria on May 6th, 2015

How would you react if you find out that a woman, who you know, earned money by providing sexual services? Would you discard her or would you accept her voluntary choice of profession? Comedian Evelyn, who decided to support campaign of civic association Odyseus about violence against women working in the sex industry, also asked herself this question.

By Aliya on Dec 16th, 2014

Civic Association Odyseus has issued a press release to commemorate the 17 December - International Day against Violence against Sex Workers. 

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