THE GUARDIAN: "PRIVATE ARTS: BANGKOK MUSEUM CELEBRATES THAI SEX INDUSTRY AND ITS WORKERS"

Marking International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers, this feature article goes on a tour of "This Is Us"- the Empower museum in Bangkok - and interviews Chantawipa Apisuk the founder of Empower. The museum documents the history of selling sexual services in Thailand over 400 years, and the ongoing struggle for sex workers' rights.

At the door to the museum, sewing machines sit discarded, the rejected relics of multiple aid projects to teach textile skills to sex workers to get them to change their profession. “No more sewing machines!” a sign reads.

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