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List of sex worker organizations
The Sex Workers Project
The Sex Workers Project provides client-centered legal and social services to individuals who engage in sex work, regardless of whether they do so by choice, circumstance, or coercion. One of the first programs in the nation to assist survivors of human trafficking, the Sex Workers Project has pioneered an approach to service grounded in human rights, harm reduction and in the real life experiences of our clients. Our professional service providers are multi-lingual, non-judgmental and bring more than ten years of experience. As the only US organization meeting the needs of both sex workers and trafficking victims, the Sex Workers Project serves a marginalized community that few others reach. We engage in policy and media advocacy , community education and human rights documentation , working to create a world that is safe for sex workers and where human trafficking does not exist. Download newsletter [23MB]. About the Sex Workers Project The Sex Workers Project provides client-centered legal and social services to individuals who engage in sex work, regardless of whether they do so by choice, circumstance, or coercion.
Global Network of Sex Work Projects
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NSWP publishes resources, including briefing papers, policy briefs, community guides, global and regional reports, smart guides, statements, the Research for Sex Work Journal and case studies. It supports the decriminalisation of sex work. NSWP advocates for sex worker representation at international policy forums. NSWP works primarily with sex worker-led regional networks and facilitates sex worker-led capacity building. In , NSWP released a consensus statement on sex work, human rights, and the law which details eight essential activism goals of sex work-related advocacy groups.