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By olga on Feb 16th, 2015

Striving to include more sex workers into SWAN work, we encourage individuals with sex work experience to apply for the position. Please note your area of expertise (blogging, interviewing etc), knowledge and skills that you have in lieu of formal education or journalistic experience, that would benefit SWAN network and its members to increase visibility and contribute to overall internal and external communication.

By Aliya on Feb 13th, 2015

 Deadline for submissions February 28th, 2015
Sex Workers’ Rights Advocacy Network (SWAN) is looking for an active, ambitious and creative candidate for the position of Media and Communications Officer to further develop visibility of SWAN and its members regionally and nationally and to bring better attention to sex workers’ rights, needs and issues of human rights violations in Eastern and Central Europe and Central Asia.
Position requires strategic thinking, commitment to social justice, ability to work in a team as well as individually, availability to travel.
Read Terms of Reference here.

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SWAN invites and encourages sex workers to apply for the position of Media and Communications Officer.

Striving to include more sex workers into SWAN work, we encourage individuals with sex work experience to apply for the position. Please note your area of expertise (blogging, interviewing etc), knowledge and skills that you have in lieu of formal education or journalistic experience, that would benefit SWAN network and its members to increase visibility and contribute to overall internal and external communication.

By Aliya on Dec 24th, 2014

Sex workers’ rights activists and groups , as well as allies and partners, from all over the world have come together on the 17th of December to mark the International Day to End Violence against Sex Workers. Members of SWAN have also joined the international campaign with public marches, street actions,, flashmobs, videos, conference and statements.

By Aliya on Dec 17th, 2014

 Text of the joint statement can be found below:

By Aliya on Dec 17th, 2014

SWAN releases "Stronger Together: Addressing Violence against Female, Male and Transgender Sex Workers in Central Eastern Europe and Central Asia. 

 

By Aliya on Dec 16th, 2014

PROI from Bosnia and Herzegovina have issued their press release to mark 17 December - the International Day Against Violence Against Sex Workers with a Facebook campaign titled "Red Umbrella". 

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. 

By Aliya on Nov 21st, 2014

A regional workshop on using CEDAW to advance the rights of female sex workers on national and regional level was organized by SWAN in partnership with IWRAW on 14-18 November in Istanbul, Turkey. 

By Aliya on Nov 1st, 2014

Members of Sex Workers’s Rights Advocacy Network (SWAN) have approved the new Network strategy at the recent Network meeting that took place in Budapest on 15-16 October 2014. 

By Aliya on Oct 7th, 2014

On 25-26 September 2014 HOPS-Healthy Options Project Skopje in Macedonia conducted a training for 14 police officers on the British Merseyside 'Ugly Mugs Scheme' aimed at protecting sex workers from violent offenders through cooperation with police. 

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