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Editorial AWID in Istanbul: Linking sex worker rights with feminism and development By Cheryl Overs The Association for Women’s Rights in Development Forum will take place in Istanbul in April. It will be an opportunity for women working in...

Published: 28 Feb 2012

Editorial Sex Work and Feminism By Kate Holden Public Ledger: A prostitute, because like that paper, she is open to all parties. (eighteenth-century slang) In April 2010 the Mercury newspaper in Hobart contained a small but historic notice. In a...

Published: 31 Dec 2011

Editorial  How do we quit sex work? By Thierry Schaffauser  Some people want a world without prostitution and campaign for the criminalisation of our clients. I always argue that the criminalisation of our clients is not going to make...

Published: 16 Dec 2011

Editorial As the UN Advisory Group on Sex Work and HIV turns its attention toward young people and sex work Cheryl Overs reflects on what is known about child commercial sexual exploitation and how sex workers are organising to prevent it. "I...

Published: 18 Nov 2011

News and Events Launch of Luttes XXX: inspirations du mouvement des travailleuses du sexe A new anthology by Les éditions du Remue-ménage on the sex workers rights movement will be launched in Montreal on November 10th 2011. Read more...

Published: 24 Oct 2011

Editorial ‘Treatment as Prevention’: How might the game change for sex workers? The recent Lancet publication of the HPTN 052 study has shown unequivocally that initiation of anti-retroviral treatment (ART) by people with HIV...

Published: 4 Oct 2011

Editorial John Mathenge talks to Behind the Mask In an interview with Melissa Wainaina John talks about his work with sex workers in Kenya and the African Sex Workers Alliance. Read more News and Events Five steps backward: How women became...

Published: 29 Sep 2011