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Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, sex worker communities and organisations across Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia (CEECA) have been severely affected by the virus and the state policies adopted in response to this public health threat. This briefing paper documents theimpact of COVID-19 on sex workers

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This briefing paper presents the findings of a mapping exercise undertaken by the Sex Workers’ Advocacy Network (SWAN) in early 2021. It explores the situation and needs of migrant sex workers in the Central, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia region (CEECA). Despite the significant scale of migration of sex workers

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The last decade saw increasing attacks against sex worker communities globally, not only from governments and political actors but also from abolitionist feminist activists. While governments chose to tackle “the issue of prostitution” through punitive, rather than social measures by directly criminalizing sex workers, or indirectly punishing them by offences

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