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By ekaterina on May 8th, 2015

The mission of the association is to improve the quality of life of the women living with HIV, and the ones vulnerable to HIV.

By Aliya on Oct 10th, 2014

After an information campaign launched by Russia's "Silver Rose", Russian police officer Vladimir Sharapov who had beaten up a drug user sex worker to death in Saint Petersburg in July 2012, was sentenced to 8 years of prison and obliged to pay one million in rubles to the murdered sex worker's mother. 

By admin on Sep 25th, 2013

Ananstasia Kouzina
Moskovskii Komsomolets
I don’t know where to start from. I was talking to the mother of a drug-using prostitute, who was kicked to death by a policeman. No, not from here. I talked to a woman, who knew that her daughter Tanya is sick and there was nothing she could do about it. She saw Tanya doing her best to live on, but failing again and again. She wanted her daughter to live and to return home every day. Yes, this is a right place to start from. All the rest are stereotypes of no relation to this story.

 

By admin on Sep 5th, 2013

Open Information Agency
The district court of the Oktiabrskii district of St-Petersburg set aside the appeal of the NGO’s leader, since it concluded that the appeal does not specify the rights that are violated by a denial to register the Non-commercial partnership of sex-workers and their allies for the protection of health, dignity and human rights “Sivler Rose”.

By admin on Jul 1st, 2013

We have recently published an article, detailing participation of SZEXE, Hungarian Association of sex workers, in CEDAW hearings. Even though the fact and the conclusions reached by the Committee did not become the center of attention back home, some of the Hungarian media decided to engage into conversation. Below is an article from the communist newspaper Nepszava reporting on SZEXE and CEDAW shadow report.

 

By admin on Apr 29th, 2013

 26.04.2013 [reposted from www.colta.ru/]

An interview with an ex sex worker and Irina Maslova, advocate for sex workers' rights.

Read below in Russian, use on-line translator.

By admin on Dec 20th, 2012

By Tais Plus

Today, December 20, 2012, a round table dedicated to the study "Respecting the Rights of Sex Workers in the Kyrgyz Republic" was held in Bishkek.

The study was conducted between May and August 2012 in six cities (Bishkek, Tokmok, Karakol, Osh, Jalalabad and Kyzyl-Kiya), which involved 590 sex workers and 33 employees of law enforcement agencies.

By admin on Nov 28th, 2012

AKI Press - November 26, in the framework of "Stop the criminalization of sex workers in Kyrgyzstan" campaign public hearings took place in the City of Osh.
The director of public fund "Podruga" Nadezhda Sharonova reported that the main purpose of these public hearings is to attract attention of decision-makers, to the problem of illegal repression by the police against sex workers.

By admin on Oct 24th, 2012

by Tais Plus team

Dear friends and colleagues,

Ministry of internal affairs (MIA) in Kyrgyzstan announced about new initiative to criminalize sex workers by administrative regulation. Currently sex work in our country is decriminalized. On 17th of October main informational portals posted this news.

By admin on Dec 15th, 2011

By Marija Tosheva, HOPS

In late June, 2011 the Hungarian Civil Liberties Union, hosted a meeting in Budapest for 30 delegates from the countries of Central and South East Europe (SWAN was also represented), with supporters from Western Europe, to launch the Network of Low Prevalence Countries in Central and South East Europe – NeLP (http://nelp-hiv.org/budapest-declaration).

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