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  • Sex Workers and Allies South Asia (SWASA)
    Country: India
    Mission / brief description:

    Sex Workers and Allies South Asia (SWASA) is a collaborative effort between sex workers and supportive activists and organisations in Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Sri Lanka. The initiative aligns itself to the LGBTQI and women’s rights movements and other struggles of the marginalized and draws attention to violations of sex workers' rights in the region..

    Our goal is to strengthen leadership among sex workers and build alliances with civil society to address harmful practices; advocate for change in discriminatory laws and policies resulting in improved HIV and health services and access to justice for sex workers.

    Main activities: Activism, Human rights, Right to the City, Trade, Trade Union, Women, Work, Young People
    Type of organization: Collective
    Scope: Regional