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By ekaterina on Sep 10th, 2015

The project is aimed at the prevention of HIV and STIs among sex workers (male and female). There are two main lines of work: service provision for target groups and sex workers community establishment.

By maria on Sep 10th, 2015

On the 17th of September, 2015 Hungarian Sex Workers (SZEXE) is celebrating its 15th anniversary! Congratulations!

By maria on Sep 9th, 2015

SWAN is proud to announce our new publication 'REPORTING FROM THE SHADOWS: Using CEDAW to Advocate for Sex Workers’ Rights in Central Eastern Europe and Central Asia'.

By maria on Aug 20th, 2015

On August 3, 2015, Kirovograd oblast branch charitable organization "All-Ukrainian League «Legalife»" made changes in its name and its statute documents, hence became an independent organization.

By ekaterina on Aug 10th, 2015

On 7-9 of June 2015 the All-Ukrainian League "LEGALIFE" held the training in Kiev on team building and leadership for activists of the young initiative sex workers' groups from the regions.

By maria on Aug 7th, 2015

"Politychna Krytyka" (Political Critique) online magazine asked for opinions of SWAN Secretariat representaive and All-Ukrainain League "Legalife" representitive on the Amnesty International draft policy.

By maria on Aug 3rd, 2015

SWAN has issued a letter of support for Amnesty International’s Resolution and draft policy calling for the decriminalisation of sex work. Please, find the text of the letter below.

By maria on Jul 13th, 2015

We are sad and angry to learn that on July 5th, Kemalita Ördek, SWAN Steering Committee member, LGBTQI and sex workers’ rights activist and the founder of Red Umbrella Sexual Health and Human Rights Organization in Turkey, was attacked and raped in her own home. Kemalita was subsequently humiliated and discriminated by the police that also failed to secure her personal safety. The perpetrators were set free and therefore Kemalita is in a life threatening situation due to police discrimination and lack of access to justice.

By ekaterina on Jul 10th, 2015

One of the founders of the Red Umbrella Sexual Health and Human Rights Association (Kırmızı Şemsiye), Kemal Ördek, was raped in their home on Sunday. Kemal Ördek shared the following text with LGBTI News Turkey in Turkish and explained the violence, the discrimination, and the fear.

By maria on Jun 30th, 2015

For the first time "Sloboda Prava" participated in the march "Zone free from hatred" that took place on June 27, 2015 in Belgrade on the International LGBTQ Pride Day.

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