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By Aliya on Dec 16th, 2014

Civic Association Odyseus has issued a press release to commemorate the 17 December - International Day against Violence against Sex Workers. 

By Aliya on Nov 21st, 2014

A regional workshop on using CEDAW to advance the rights of female sex workers on national and regional level was organized by SWAN in partnership with IWRAW on 14-18 November in Istanbul, Turkey. 

By Aliya on Nov 1st, 2014

Members of Sex Workers’s Rights Advocacy Network (SWAN) have approved the new Network strategy at the recent Network meeting that took place in Budapest on 15-16 October 2014. 

By Aliya on Oct 7th, 2014

On 25-26 September 2014 HOPS-Healthy Options Project Skopje in Macedonia conducted a training for 14 police officers on the British Merseyside 'Ugly Mugs Scheme' aimed at protecting sex workers from violent offenders through cooperation with police. 

By admin on Sep 23rd, 2014

We are currently inviting applications for the position of the Executive Director of SWAN Foundation, Budapest, Hungary.

By admin on Jul 24th, 2014

SWAN conducted an awareness raising photo flash mob at the AIDS 2014 conference in Melbourne, where participants of the conference were informed about the major police crackdown on sex workers in Tajikistan and their forced HIV testing. Along with learning about the situation in Tajikistan from the specifically prepared call for action (see below), participants posed with posters of support, demanding that forced HIV testing of sex workers in Tajikistan is stopped and that sex workers' rights in Tajikistan are respected. 

By admin on Jul 19th, 2014

Sex Worker Rights Advocacy Network deeply grieves the loss of more than 100 AIDS activists, researchers and health workers, who were on the MH 17 flight to Kuala Lumpur, bound to Melbourne to participate in the International AIDS 2014 Conference. At this incredibly sad time SWAN stands with its international family and sends condolences to the loved ones of those, who have been lost to this tragedy.

By admin on Jul 10th, 2014

Silver Rose is now getting ready to submit an appeal to the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg regarding the Russian court decisions.

By admin on Jul 4th, 2014

July 1, Budapest - SZEXE, a Hungarian organization that stands to unite and protect interests of sex workers in Hungary, hosted conference “Nothing about Us without Us!”. The aim of the conference was provide safe space for Hungarian sex workers to tell their view and opinion on current situation with sex work in Hungary and the recent move of European Parliament to criminalize clients of sex workers. Besides journalists, politicians, civil society organizations and academia, among the invited were supporters of a campaign Europe without Prostitution and anti-trafficking organizations.

By admin on Mar 8th, 2014

 Dear colleagues,

On the occasion of the International Women’s Day, SWAN Steering Committee and Secretariat wants to celebrate your strength, power and your commitments to advance the rights, equality and freedom of choice for all women.
We wish you fresh ideas, energy and strong partnership in our joint struggle for human rights for all!

In solidarity,
SWAN Secretariat

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