Sex Workers Outreach Project USA

Sex Workers Outreach Project USA

Sex Workers Outreach Project-USA(SWOP USA) was founded by Robyn Few and others in 2003 as a US chapter of SWOP based out of Australia. SWOP-USA is the largest sex worker rights organization in the United States, with chapters in several states. Sex Workers Outreach Project-USA is a national social justice network dedicated to the fundamental human rights of sex workers and their communities, focusing on ending violence and stigma through education and advocacy.

SWOP-USA started International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers (December 17th), and International Sex Worker Rights Day(March 3rd).


* [ San Francisco sex workers demand legal protection]

External links

* [ Main SWOP-USA website]
* [ List of Chapters]

Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Игры ⚽ Нужно сделать НИР?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers — is observed annually on 17 December by Sex workers, their advocates, friends, families and allies. organization.Originally conceived as a memorial and vigil for the victims of the Green River Killer in Seattle Washington, it has evolved into an… …   Wikipedia

  • Sex worker — A sex worker is a person who works in the sex industry. Sex workers may be employed as prostitutes, strippers, go go dancers, burlesque performers, escorts, dominatrices, peepshow workers, phone sex operators, hustlers, foot fetish models,… …   Wikipedia

  • Sex worker rights — The goals of these movements are extremely diverse, but generally aim to destigmatize sex work and ensure fair treatment before legal and cultural forces on a local and international level for all persons employed in the Sex industry.… …   Wikipedia

  • Robyn Few — (born c. 1958) is an American sex worker rights activist working for the decriminalization of prostitution, against violence targeted at sex workers, and generally for the improvement of sex workers working conditions. A former prostitute, she… …   Wikipedia

  • Sexual slavery — refers to the organised coercion of persons into various different sexual practices: # forced prostitution # single owner sexual slavery # ritual slavery, sometimes associated with traditional religious practices # slavery for primarily non… …   Wikipedia

  • Zi Teng — (zh tp|t=紫藤|p=zǐténg) is a non governmental organization that cares about the basic rights of women who live in Hong Kong and those who came from mainland China, especially sex workers. Ziteng is formed by social workers, women studies… …   Wikipedia

  • Dove World Outreach Center — Location Gainesville, Florida Country United States Denomination Non denominational Membership 50 (201 …   Wikipedia

  • Comic Relief USA — This article is about the American charity for the homeless. For the British charity for the needy, see Comic Relief (charity). For other uses, see Comic Relief (disambiguation). Comic Relief Founder(s) Bob Zmuda Type charity Tax ID No …   Wikipedia

  • HIV/AIDS in the People's Republic of China — The HIV/AIDS pandemic scene in East Asia is largely dominated by China. Much of the current spread of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in China has been through intravenous drug use and prostitution. In China, the number of affected by HIV… …   Wikipedia

  • BAYSWAN — BAYSWAN, or the Bay Area Sex Worker Advocacy Network, is an organization in the San Francisco Bay Area which works to improve working conditions, increase benefits, and eliminate discrimination on behalf of individuals working within both legal… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”