In this section, we share news produced by RedTraSex’s Executive Secretariat and the network’s members and news related to our work to advance the realization of our human rights.

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23/03/2017 - Other news

IACHR Holds First Hearing on the Rights of Sex Workers in the Americas
Washington, D.C. - The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) expresses its concern regarding the lack of legal certainty faced by female sex workers in the Americas. The IACHR urges States in the region to design regulations and public policies that guarantee sex workers’ human rights, including measures to protect their lives, their integrity, and their honor and dignity, as well as to put an end to the stigma and discrimination against them. (+)

18/07/2016 - Other news

The Second Durban Declaration
There has been remarkable progress in our response to AIDS since the global HIV community last convened in Durban in 2000. Curbing the spread of HIV was the first step . Accelerating investment and action on a robust human rights and social justice agenda is the next. (+)

13/05/2016 - Honduras

Honduran Sex Workers Seek End to Criminal Sanctions
The sex workers are hoping the proposal leads to a presidential executive order removing criminal sanctions against their profession. (+)

28/04/2016 - Nicaragua

Our battle in Nicaragua
Women of Asociación de Mujeres Trabajadoras Sexuales Girasoles have spent their first year of work and struggle as legal enablers. (+)

28/04/2016 - Colombia

ASMUBULI is the Colombian women sex workers’ organization struggling since 2008 for the recognition of autonomous sex work (without procurers) by the State. Last year, the organization embarked on a new journey as the Colombian Constitutional Court granted them what they needed for their main claim to become a reality. On November 26 SINTRASEXCO was born: the first union in the world whose members and leaders are women sex workers and that is recognized by the Ministry of Labour. (+)

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