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By maria on Jul 29th, 2015

Amnesty International will be voting on a Draft Policy on Sex Work at its next International Council Meeting on August 7-11, 2015 in Dublin. NSWP has created a petition that calls on the Amnesty International Council to stand firm and support decriminalisation of sex work and protect the human rights of sex workers.

By ekaterina on Jul 16th, 2015

Mary is telling about how did she become sex-workers rights activist, about the situation with sex-work in France, about the Toulouse branch of STRASS

By ekaterina on Jun 9th, 2015

"Clients are criminalized, prostitutes are murdered", "Sex work is work": dozens of prostitutes, men and women, gathered on Friday night in Paris near the Eiffel Tower to defend their rights and oppose the criminalization of their customers.

By maria on Jun 8th, 2015

Tilly Lawless published an article on June 2 addressed at those who want to be allies to sex workers. She argues that although the struggle for sex workers' rights has been going on for the past 40 years, but the problems that the sex workers were fighting against back in 1975 still persist. She gives some tips on how “to make progress over the next 40 years faster than the last”.

By ekaterina on Jun 5th, 2015

Amendments were implemented due to the fact that the application of the previous law had proven difficult. The purpose of the law to protect victims of human trafficking or pimping was not fulfilled at present in a way that had been hoped for when adjusting the law that prohibits pimping and human trafficking in Finland since 2006.

By admin on Aug 26th, 2013

Zurich, August 20 – Reporter from Gloss website shares information about a new project in Zurich, Switzerland which intends to provide more safety and better access to health services for sex workers by introducing wooden boxes for sex workers on streets of the city.

By admin on Jun 26th, 2013

Business Insider, Australia June 21, 2013 - As EOFY approaches, the Australian Taxation Office has urged taxpayers to review what deductions they are allowed to claim as occupation-specific, work-related expenses. The ATO’s set of instructions for sex industry workers is particularly eye-catching. A tax office spokesperson said it processed 3030 tax returns in 2010-11 from “other personal service workers” – this includes sex workers, escorts, tattooists, religious assistants and civil celebrants.

By admin on Jun 26th, 2013

June 21, 2013. NDTV.

Kolkata: Two young boys from Kolkata are headed for Poland in August to play football. That would be pretty routine but for the fact that they are going as part of the Indian team to play the Homeless World Cup championship in which homeless children from 64 countries are participating. Also, the two boys are sons of sex workers of Kolkata's well-known red light district, Sonagachi, and have had to really struggle to reach where they have. There is, however, still one hurdle on their way to Poland. Money.

By admin on Jun 22nd, 2013

By Robert Barnes, Published: June 20 in the Washigton Post
The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that it is a violation of the First Amendment for the federal government to force groups to endorse the government’s views opposing prostitution in order to receive funding to combat AIDS overseas.
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