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.
All-Ukrainian Charitable Organization «LEGALIFE-UKRAINE» from Kirovograd held a press conference on 4th of October 2016 on the topic of "The positive and negative sides of decriminalising prostitution in Ukraine".
Watch the video to find out how the police is treating sex workers in Hungary, and the important work SZEXE does to protect the rights of sex workers.
The video snapshot of the 15th anniversary of Association of Hungarian Sex Workers (SZEXE) that took place on September 17, 2015 in Budapest, Hungary.
Ukrainian National TV channel 24 visited Elena Tsukerman from All-Ukrainian League “Legalife” in Kiev, made a 1,5 hours interview, the journalists discussed serious topics with Elena, and they even tried to dig deeply in these topics. As a result, they have made a 4 minutes long video on the topic of legalization of sex work in Ukraine. You can see the video (in Ukrainian and Russian) here. You can read the transcript of the video in English, as well as Elena’s comments below.
Prepared by the Open Society Foundations
"To Serve and Protect" is a short film proving that miracles can happen and that there can be "friendly policemen" and that partnership between law enforcement agencies and civil society is sometimes possible. The film depicts cases of Kenia and Kyrgyzstan. English language.
Our sex worker colleague's, Bella's message to fellow sex workers in the world. She has been an amazingly active sex worker activist for years.
Why December 17th is important to her - sex worker from Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina:
A video address of a Macedonian sex worker on December 17.
"Stop violence against sex workers"
New video from HOPS Macedonia, talking about the significance of 17th of December and demanding to stop violence against sex workers.
HOPS - Healthy Options Project Skopje, in cooperation with the Civil Initiative for the advancement and promotion of the rights of sex workers STAR - STAR Skopje, has produced this video to promote the International Day to End Violence against sex workers and to promote their rights.
A short video produced by Red Umbrella Sexual Health and Human Rights Association Turkey, a member of SWAN, on the occasion of 17 December 2013, in order to bring attention to the violence that sex workers experience in Turkey.
On International Day to End Violence against Sex Workers, Sandra from Slovakia, sends a message to the fellow sex workers and the public:
"Godesses of Love" protest in Sofia.
Legalization of prostitution in the country. This was announced by a dozen prostitutes who gathered this afternoon on spontaneous protest in Sofia. They insist on a special law on prostitution, as they say in most Western countries. "
SOFIA, August 31, 2011 - Sex worker in Sofia protest current situation with sex work and police attitudes. Below is the news report from the Ring Road (in Bulgaria).
Translation of text coverage at http://tv7.bg/bodilnik/news/900052.html :
In light of the International Day to end the violence against sex workers, the red umbrella was symbolically opened for the fourth time in the capital city of Macedonia. Sex workers and their supporters actively participated in the event organized by the Association for Support of Marginalized Workers STAR-STAR.
Bliss without Risk, SWAN member from Czech Republic, drew public to the NSWP Networking Zone to see their fun performance. Bliss without Risk is known in their own country for involving youth, sex workers and homeless peoples into staging stories and musicals that reflect their lives. For 40 minutes this inspired team held attention of the Global Village visitors by performing short shows, dancing and singing in Czech.
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The San Francisco Sex Worker Film and Arts Festival premieres this sex worker anthem, Courtney Trouble's "The Burnout," a music video by Scarlot Harlot and Courtney Trouble in English, Chinese and Thai.
The makers wish to thank and acknowledge the sex worker activists around the world for their work and inspiration.
Also visit Sex Workers Present
from APNSW, to view many sex worker videos
including “Taking The Pledge”
from the Network of Sex Work Projects.