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By yigit on Aug 5th, 2019

Between 11-14 June 2019 the sex worker-led organisation Legalife-Ukraine hosted a study visit by activists from Moldova.

By yigit on Jul 8th, 2019

Between 1st-3rd of July, 2019, a team from HESED Initiative for Health and Social Development members from Bulgaria visited other SWAN members, HOPS and STAR-STAR in North Macedonia. This study visit was facilitated by SWAN within regional Cities Project funded by Global Fund.

By yigit on May 20th, 2019

Between 7-9th May, activists from Tais Plus from Kyrgyzstan, Legalife from Ukraine, AMELIA from Kazakhstan and Women for Freedom from Georgia came together at the regional convening SWAN organised in Tbilisi, Georgia to discuss transitioning from Global Fund (GF) to state funding and exchange of experiences between community led organisations implementing the NSWP Global Fund Capacity Building Program. Eurasian Harm Reduction Association (EHRA) provided additional technical assistance within the framework of the Communications Platform.

By ekaterina on Jul 5th, 2017

Global Fund is leaving Macedonia this year in June. It means that most of the services will be closed or reduced to minimum if the Government doesn't provide financial support. Healthy Options Project Skopje - HOPS started a  campaign for securing sustainability of harm reduction programs in Macedonia with various activities - petition, meetings with Ministry of Health, press conferences, social media campaign, a video.  The key focus are harm reduction programs for drug users, but wider focus are all programs targeting key populations - sex workers, MSM, PLWHA.

By ekaterina on Mar 15th, 2017

SWAN, within the Regional Platform EECA, has developed a video and community guide  on the community’s engagement in Global Fund supported processes on the national level.

By ekaterina on Sep 21st, 2016

The founder of Silver Rose Irina Maslova is one of the 14 women human rights defenders and groups featured by the Global Fund for Women in their campaign Women Human Rights DefendHer.

By ekaterina on Jul 14th, 2016

A regional training on the SWIT (Sex Worker Implementation Tool) took place in Budapest on 21-25 June 2016. Teams from 7 countries attended the training: Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Georgia, Macedonia, Serbia. Among them were female, male and transgender sex workers.

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