FRIDA grantee advocates for sex workers rights at CSW

A conversation with sex worker rights defenders. Friday, March 18th 2016 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm at the UN Church Center, 777 UN Plaza, New York, during the 60th session (#CSW60) of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)

Juliet Katongole: Breaking Out The Fear

“…I really didn’t know where I got the courage, and I talked about our security, health issues…”   listen to ‘Juliet Katongole: Breaking Out The Fear’ on audioBoom “I never knew about activism when I was doing sex work. Until I joined a group of sex workers that were organized by men who had funding […]

Barking up the Wrong Tree: Criminalizing Clients of Sex Workers Will Not End Trafficking

STATEMENT Against Criminalizing Clients of Sex Workers The European Parliament’s Committee on Gender Rights and Women’s Equality, FEMM, has approved a report that recommends criminalizing clients of sex workers as a way to “reduce prostitution and trafficking”. This recommendation will be up for a vote in the European Parliament on 27 February 2014. Sex workers are […]