Fact Sheet (.pdf) Year: 2016 Title: HIV & Sex Work Authors: SWOP-USA and Desiree Alliance Sex workers are recognized by the World Health Organization, along with other major health and human rights organizations, as one of four key populations in the global fight against HIV/AIDS. They are not recognized as a key population in the United [...]
Fact Sheet (.pdf) Year: 2016 Title: Explaining Sex Worker Rights Authors: SWOP-USA This fact sheet provides a conceptual overview of what sex worker rights are, in the U.S. and around the world. It also gives an overview of the main human rights abuses sex workers face.
Fact Sheet (.pdf) Year: 2016 Title: Explaining Sex Worker Rights and Regulations Authors: SWOP-USA This fact sheet provides an overview of human rights abuses affecting sex workers, in the U.S. and globally, as well as an overview of legal regulatory models for sex work.
Fact Sheet (.pdf) Year: 2015 Title: Sex Work & Sexual Assault: Criminalization, Stigma, and Vulnerability Authors: SWOP-USA Sex workers experience high levels of sexual violence, in the U.S. and globally. they also frequently experience victim blaming, exclusion from victim funds and services, and violence at the hands of police. This fact sheet, Developed for International Day [...]
Fact Sheet (.pdf) Year: 2015 Title: Violence Against Trans Sex Workers: Intersections of Gender Identity, Race, Class, and Criminalization Authors: SWOP-USA Trans individuals, especially trans women and trans women of color, face particular structural and interpersonal violence stemming from intersectional marginalization based on race, class, gender identity, and engagement in street-based economies and the sex trade. [...]
Fact Sheet (.pdf) Year: 2014 Title: Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers Fact Sheet Authors: SWOP-Chicago This fact sheet, created by SWOP-Chicago for International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers in 2014, looks at criminalization in the U.S., police violence against sex workers, and sex workers vulnerability to diverse forms of violence.