International events

 

 

Aids Conference 2018 in Amsterdam

Julianna Brown of Coyote RI, presenting her poster project on HIV and the sexual health of sex workers, to address stigma, at Aids Conference 2018

‘End Demand’ Laws No Help for Sex Workers’ Access to Care-  July 26th, 2018

There was an action protesting  SESTA and FOSTA during Bill Clintons. After the action at Bill Clinton’s speech the conference gave sex workers two minutes to make demands during the closing ceremony, Video

This is so cute, Empower at Aids Conference 2018 taking on “condom for evidence laws”

Video from the march at Aids Conference 2018 in Amsterdam

Another video from the march at Aids Conference 2018 in Amsterdam

Welcome to the Next Deadly AIDS Pandemic- July 25th, 2018

Sex Work – Anti-Trafficking Review call for papers- Jan 2018

Webinar (Online Training): 
 Supporting the Human Rights of Migrant Sex Workers: Legal Training for Service Providers on January 19, 2018 (12:00-1:00)

Sign up here

 

#IDEVASW #D17 #SexWorkers

SYDNEY,  NSW AUSTRALIA

INTERNATIONAL DAY TO END VIOLENCE AGAINST SEX WORKERS and INTERNATIONAL MIGRANTS DAY

Sex Workers Outreach Project (SWOP) will join NSW sex workers in commemorating two

key days of importance to our communities with a morning tea, candle lighting

ceremony and forum.

When: Monday, December 18th, 2017

Time: 11:00am-12:30pm

Location:  SWOP Building, Room 3.07, Level 3, 414 Elizabeth Street, Surry Hills NSW

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Free community event – light refreshments provided.

Contact: SWOP at swopconnect@swop.org.au

(02) 9206 2166

 

CALGARY, AB : Blogs to mark Dec 17th. One will be a Q & A with our Calgary police “anti-exploitation” unit, and hopefully another from our advisory committee/clients. It will be published here: http://www.hivcl.org/blog/ and on our social media.

MONTREAL, QC

December 17th, 12pm-1:30pm

Cabot Square

Please come join Iskweu Project for a gathering at Cabot Square for December 17th, the International day to end violence against sex workers.
SVP, venez nous joindre au Square Cabot pour la journée internationale pour mettre fin à la violence contre les travailleuses et travailleur du sexe

https://www.facebook.com/events/385762801855185/

December 17th, 3-4:30pm

Maison de Culture Frontenac

On December 17th, International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers, the Témoigner pour Agir exhibition and Stella, l’amie de Maime present “After C-36: Still Battling to End Violence Against Sex Workers”.

This public event is a rare moment to move beyond divisive debates about sex work and to hear from those directly placed on the front lines of activism for sex workers’ human rights. It will take the form of a panel discussion with Jenn Clamen, Viviane Namaste, and Grace Van Ness followed by a performance by Sasha Van BonBon entitled Selected Monologues from ‘‘Les Demimondes’’ and ‘‘Neon Nightz’’.

This lecture will be given in English with translation in French and in LSQ.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1725154920868439/

 

OTTAWA, ON

December 17th, 1-2pm

Canadian Tribute to Human Rights, Elgin Street

Please join us to remember sex workers we’ve lost to violence and renew our commitment to ending violence against sex workers. Guest speakers TBD

https://www.facebook.com/events/135908963786799/

 

SAULT STE MARIE, ON

We will meet at the Court House at 2:30pm on Sunday December 17th, 2017. We will have a small community discussion in regards to ending the violence against Sex Workers, full decriminalization of Sex Work, and Sex Workers Rights. Bring open minds and warm hearts. After the gathering, we can walk down to the Gore Street Cafe for some warm coffee ️ & treats.

Please bring signs, red umbrellas, and your voice ️ (but not a must).

December 17th, 2:30pm-4pm

426 Queen St E, Sault Ste Marie

https://www.facebook.com/events/1840894716170310/

 

International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers

Témoigner pour Agir and  Stella l’amie de Maimie present:

After C-36:  Still Battling to End Violence Against  Sex Workers

Sunday, December 17th, 2017 from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m.

PANEL DISCUSSION & PERFORMANCE

Maison de la Culture Frontenac  Salle de spectacle

This public conference serves as a rare moment to move beyond divisive debates about sex work and to hear from those directly placed on the front lines of activism for sex worker’s human rights. A panel discussion with Jenn Clamen, Viviane Namaste, and Grace Van Ness will be followed by a performance by Sasha Van Bon Bon entitled Selected Monologues from Les Demimondes and Neon Nightz.

This panel is part of a series of public discussions for Témoigner pour Agir, a project that brings together experts from the arts, community, and university milieus.

Get to know the expo:

December 17th, 2:00 to 2:45 p.m.

GUIDED TOUR

Guided tour of the exhibition, with time for discussion about the messages of the exhibited works.

Maison de la culture Frontenac, Studio 1  RSVP the tour at temoignerpoura

RSVP la visite à http://temoignerpouragir.com

 

 

 

 

 

Red Umbrella Fund grantee Empower today recently submitted a shadow report and attended the CEDAW Committee’s 67th session in Geneva this Summer.

Happy International Whores Day!  June 2st 2017

  

A public service announcement in honor of International Sex Worker Rights Day!

 

History: International Sex Worker Rights Day, March 3rd – Bayswan

International Sex Worker Rights Day– NSWP