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By maria on May 15th, 2015

Shah-Aiym Network held training-workshop on May 13-14, 2015 which was funded by Soros Foundation-Kyrgyzstan.

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 maria on May 6th, 2015

Sex workers, sex workers’ rights activists, groups and allies celebrated May 1 with various actions. SWAN members also joined the celebration, you can read more about actions that took place in Turkey, BiH, Bulgaria and Macedonia on May 1, 2015 below.

By ekaterina on May 2nd, 2015

Even if you break the Administrative Code, it is not the reason to allow a crime against yourself.

By ekaterina on Apr 30th, 2015

May Day symbolizes the unity of workers of various gender, race, age, nationality, skills and occupation who stand for their labour rights. For some, this is a celebration of spring, social partnerships and world peace. For others, this is the way to invoke people to solidarity, struggle for rights, dignity, justice, descent working conditions and against exploitation and oppression.

By olga on Mar 20th, 2015

 SWAN Foundation for the Human Rights of Sex Workers in Eastern and Central Europe and Central Asia (EEC/CA) is seeking to recruit a Program Officer to work closely with the Executive Director in the development, implementation and assessment of programs that will build the capacity of the network to advocate for the rights of sex workers.

By olga on Mar 12th, 2015

 Thematic briefing meeting

 

At 24th of February, in Geneva, Switzerland, SWAN and members Tais Plus-Kyrgyzstan, HOPS-Macedonia and Silver Rose-Russia had a thematic briefing meeting with CEDAW Committee members. The meeting was organized in collaboration with IWRAW Asia Pacific  and supported by OSF. Fifteen (15) Committee members participated at the meeting. 

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.

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