Internationalen Tag zur Beendigung der Gewalt gegen Sexarbeiter*innen

„Migrant Sex Workers in Europe / Migrantische Sexarbeiter*innen in Europa*“ Am: 15. Dezember 2018 / 19-22 Uhr Ort: Château Rouge Kunstraum / Schönbrunner Schloßstraße 17, 1120 Wien An diesem Abend gibt es die erste österreichische Filmvorführung eines von europäischen Sexarbeiter*innen produzierten Dokumentarfilms: „Crossings“ – Geschichten von migrantischen Sexarbeiter*innen + Diskussion zum Thema „Migrant Sex Workers in Europe / Migrantische Sexarbeiter*innen in Europa“mit Aktivist*innen aus…

December 17, the International Day to End Violence against Sex Workers!

Migrant Sex Workers in Europe Red Edition joins sex workers, allies and advocates from around the world in recognizing December 17, the International Day to End Violence against Sex Workers! We also renew our commitment to solidarity, on-going struggle for empowerment, visibility, and rights for all sex workers. Together with partners and supporters, we are pleased to…

Mandatory Health checking for sex workers in Austria!

When society relates sexually transmitted disease to sex work, They, in fact, wrongly misunderstood and reinforce the stigmatization of sex workers. Then health professionals also conflated STI and deviant sexual behavior, they feel allowed to judge and discriminate trans and women sex workers instead to give them the compass and medical care they need. Despite…

International Day of Action in Memory of Vanesa Campos

Vanesa was a transgender sex worker of Peruvian descent. She lived and worked as a sex worker in France for 2 years. Sex work allowed her to live while helping her family in Peru. Vanesa was murdered while a gang of men was trying to rob her client. The crime was committed with a police…

Sex Workers Rights and Principles

SEX WORKER ANTI-CRIMINALIZATION PRINCIPLES We offer up these principles to our movement as a working template for a national platform. General statement – We advocate for people impacted by labor issues, social stigma, and criminalization, and we condemn any attempts at restricting our autonomy and self-determination. Recommendations for all people – Support us in our…

2. Juni ist „Internationaler Hurentag“

Vor mehr als 40 Jahren besetzten über hundert Sexarbeiter*innen die Kirche Saint-Nizier in Lyon. Unter dem Slogan „Der Staat ist der größte Zuhälter“ protestierten sie in erster Linie gegen die schikanöse Polizei, die ihnen die Arbeit fast verunmöglichte und mit willkürlichen Strafen wegen des „Anwerbens“ von Kunden viel Geld abnahm. 2018 stehen gesellschaftliche Diskriminierung, Stigmatisierung…

International Sex Workers’ Rights Day

This day was first celebrated in 2001 when over 25,000 sex workers gathered in India for a sex workers’ festival. Sex workers’ associations worldwide celebrate March 3rd as an international day for sex workers’ rights. This year Red Edition will mark March 3rd, The International Sex Workers’ Rights Day with campaign called “Sex Work Rules’’…

SEX WORKERS IN EUROPE MANIFESTO

This manifesto was elaborated and endorsed by 120 sex workers from 26 countries at the European Conference on Sex Work, Human Rights, Labour and Migration 15 – 17 October 2005, Brussels, Belgium. We come from many different countries and many different backgrounds, but we have discovered that we face many of same problems in our…

Sex Workers’ Rights are Human Rights

By Catherine Murphy, Policy Advisor at Amnesty International, 14 August 2015, 09:00 UTC Sex workers all over the world face a constant risk of abuse. This is not news. Nor is it news that they are an extremely marginalized group of people, frequently forced to live outside the law. No one would be surprised to…