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By yigit on Dec 6th, 2018

Between 18-19th of November, SWAN provided technical assistance to Woman for Freedom in Georgia, for their 2-day advocacy planning meeting with their members.

By yigit on Nov 20th, 2018

Between 23rd and 27th July 2018, more than 120 sex workers from more than 25 countries attended the 22nd International AIDS Conference (AIDS2018) in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The bi-annual International AIDS Conferences are the largest global gathering of HIV academics, implementers, policy makers, people living with HIV and those most affected by HIV, including sex workers.

By yigit on Nov 19th, 2018

SWAN and activists Natalia Isaieva and Elena Fiskova from Legalife Ukraine organised a 4 day-long training in Balti, Moldova between 24-27th of October for service providers and sex workers with the financial support of UNFPA. The training was organised in the frame of the Fast track HIV/TB regional project (Cities project).

By yigit on Jul 18th, 2018

The International AIDS Conference 2018 is takeing place in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, between 23rd and 27th July 2018. 
SWAN will be present in Sex Workers Networking Zone and EECA Regional Communities Networking Zone within the framework of the campaign 'Chase the Virus, Not People'.

By ekaterina on May 4th, 2018

The Regional Community Networks Consortium (RCNC) of five regional networks in EECA has successfully developed and submitted a proposal for the Global Fund. RCNC undertook this step for addressing continuing and increasing growth of the HIV epidemic in EECA and the fact that the most affected by HIV populations such as drug users, men who have sex with men, sex workers, women living with HIV, transgender people and other, have strongly insufficient access to HIV prevention, support and treatment services.

By ekaterina on Apr 26th, 2018

SWAN is proud to present its Annual Reports for the years 2016 and 2017. The Annual Reports highlight the activities and achievements of SWAN in 2016 and 2017. These activities include capacity building and community mobilization activities, advocacy tools and opportunities, regional projects and initiatives as well as a glimpse in SWAN major internal processes.

By ekaterina on Feb 16th, 2018

The Regional Communities Networks Consortium uniting Eurasian Coalition on Male Health (ECOM), Eurasian Harm Reduction Association (EHRA), Eurasian Women’s Network on AIDS (EWNA), Sex Workers’ Rights Advocacy Network (SWAN), Eurasian Network of People Who Use Drugs (ENPUD) is announcing the Regional Dialogue for the development of a new regional program aimed at strengthening sustainable national funding for HIV prevention and treatment programs, especially among key populations in EECA countries.

By ekaterina on Jan 31st, 2018

17th of December was the International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers. SWAN joined the global statement and the members of SWAN marked that day with different actions.

By ekaterina on Dec 31st, 2017

The sex workers led organization Silver Rose from St Petersburg, Russia, has published a security guide for sex workers. The guide was developed by sex workers with the financial help of SWAN, Mama Cash and Global Fund for Women.

By ekaterina on Dec 17th, 2017

17 December 2017 marks the 14th annual International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers. For fourteen years, sex workers around the world have used this day 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.

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