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Service Provider Advocacy Organizations

North America (United States)

  • Ask First Campaign | An initiative started and run by service providers creating awareness about consent.
  • St James Infirmary |  Peer-based occupational health and safety clinic for sex workers of all genders.
  • Lysistrata | Online-based, community run sex worker mutual care collective.
  • Sex Workers Project | Provides legal and social services to individuals who engage in sex work.
  • Sex Workers Outreach Project (SWOP) USA | National social justice network dedicated to the fundamental human rights of people involved in the sex trade and their communities.
  • Survivors against SESTA | Archive of national SAS Campaign.
  • ESPLERP | Advocates for the privacy rights of erotic service providers through legal advocacy, education, and research.
  • Desiree Alliance | Works to reinvigorate the sex workers’ rights movement in the US
  • HIPS | Provides compassionate harm reduction services, advocacy, and community engagement in Washington, D.C., that is respectful, non-judgmental, and affirms and honors individual power and agency.
  • Best Practices Policy Project | Supports organizations and advocates working with service providers.
  • COYOTE, RI | Advocates for policies that promote the health and safety of service providers.
  • NJRUA | Dedicated to promoting, defending, and advocating for human rights of service providers in the state of New Jersey.
  • Stroll PDX | A harm reduction, outreach, and education group in Portland, OR.
  • BSWC | Seeks to address the needs of current and former black service providers.
  • SOAR | Works to shift minds, hearts, and skills of service providers, communities, and policy makers to benefit those involved in the sex industry.
  • SWOP Chicago | a grassroots organization dedicated to improving the lives of current and former providers in the Chicago area.
  • Support Ho(s)e | Building radical community for providers in Chicago and New York.
  • SWOP TUSCON | Tucson has been one of the nation’s foremost cities in the Sex Worker Rights Movement, hosting international events and festivals since 2001.
  • SWOP Behind Bars | National social justice network dedicated to the fundamental human rights of people who face discrimination from the criminal justice system due to stigma associated with the sex trade.
  • SWOP Seattle | Seattle chapter of the Sex Workers Outreach Project, serving sex workers, and allies in the greater Seattle area.
  • WPN Power, Co. - Provides harm reduction, self-care, education and support services in Atlanta, GA.
  • WWAV, New Orleans | Social justice non-profit that addresses issues faced by women of color.
  • Woodhull Freedom Foundation | Organization devoted to education and public advocacy in support of the principle that consensual sexual expression is a fundamental human right.
  • SWFest | Film and Arts Festival that focuses on Bay Area providers and their communities.
  • Project SAFE Philly  | Promotes human rights-based public health and harm reduction among women, gender nonconforming, and trans providers.
  • SWOP Baltimore | Focused on advocating for harm reduction approaches to services, promoting positive representations of sex workers in our community, and agitating for decriminalization of sex work in Maryland.
  • Coalition for Rights & Safety | Organizations promoting self-determination, safety, well-being, and human rights of SP.
  • We Are Dancers USA | We Are Dancers is a harm reduction and advocacy organization providing comprehensive, needs-based information and resources.

North America (Canada)

  • Maggie's Toronto - Assists service providers to live and work with safety and dignity
  • PACE Society - Provide support to SPs, including violence prevention education, one-to-one support, advocacy & referrals, peer outreach, and drop-in services.
  • Stella - Provide information, health clinics & other social services
  • SPOC - SP  activist network that engages in advocacy and education.
  • Butterfly - Provides support to, and advocates for, the rights of Asian and migrant SP.
  • SHOP -  Newfoundland and Labrador based peer advocacy group
  • SWAN - Provdes support for newcomer, migrant and immigrant women SP
  • Shift Calgary - Provides support services to current and form SP
  • Stepping Stones -  Charitable organization that provides services and support
  • SWLR - Canadian based org addressing law reform.
  • MSWP - Advocates for safety and dignity for all providers regardless of immigration status.

Global

  • NSWP - Global netowrk of SP organizations.

Africa

  • SWEAT - South African based org advocating for human rights.
  • ASWA - Pan African alliance of SP-led organisations.
  • AWAC - Female SP led initiative to promote the role of upcountry/rural based SP-led CBOs.
  • BHESP - Their mission is to influence policy and facilitate provision of quality health services, human rights awareness, legal services and economic empowerment for SP.

Asia

  • APNSW - A regional network working to promote and protect the health and human rights of SP in Asia and the Pacific.
  • WNU - Promotes the human rights and civil liberties of SP.

Australia

  • Scarlet Alliance - Objectives, policies and programs, aims to achieve equality, social, legal, political, cultural and economic justice for past and present SP.
  • NZPC - Organization integral in drafting the New Zealand Model
  • SWOP Australia - SWOP Australia

Central/South America

  • RTS - Central and South america network of SP organizations.
  • PLAPERTS - Central american regional platform that advicates for the defense and promotion of human rights for SP.

Europe

  • TAMPEP - Migrant peer-led network that seeks to advance the rights and health of migrant and mobile SP across Europe.
  • Red Umbrella Fund - Joins together funders and SP in support of the human rights.
  • ICRSE - Network of organizations and their allies that work together to support human and labour rights, law, policy and practice.
  • SWAN - Network of organizations engaged in advocating for human rights of SP in Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia.
  • CDCP - Organises campaigns aimed at raising public awareness over the dignity and rights of SP.
  • POW - Organisation supporting the rights of SP
  • NUM - Organisation which provides greater access to justice and protection for SP.
  • IUSW - Organistion that campaigns for the human, civil and labour rights of SP.
  • SCOT-PEP - Charity dedicated to the promotion of SP rights, safety, and health.
  • Pros Collective - Self-help group of SP.
  • SWARM - A diverse and inclusive community of SP who work together to improve working conditions and resist violence.
  • SWRH - Connects researchers and academics across a range of Universities and disciplines.

Other Resources

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