Sex Work And Sexual Health (SWASH) was established in 1999 by Japanese sex workers and allies including academics, health professionals, students and members of the broader community.
The Durbar Mahila Samanwaya Committee (DMSC), or the “Unstoppable Women’s Synthesis Committee,” host India's first national convention of sex workers on 14 November, 1997 in Kolkata. The title of the convention is 'Sex Work is Real Work: We Demand Workers Rights'.
The Veshya Anyay Mukti Parishad (VAMP) collective is a women sex worker-led organisation, which was established in 1996 in South Maharashtra/Northern Karnataka, India.
... sex worker representatives from over 20 countries in the region agreed upon progressing a regional sex worker organisation ... at the 3rd International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific (ICAAP)
The decriminalised NSW sex industry model is often cited as an example of best practise,
logo of Durbar Mahila Samanwaya Committee, India"We Demand Workers' Rights"Durbar Mahila Samanwaya Committee (DMSC), also known as the “Unstoppable Women’s Synthesis Committee’’ is a sex worker collective representing the interests of sex workers of all genders, formed in 1995
In 1991, police were raiding massage parlours and arresting sex workers on the street...
A key outcome of the Sex Industry and AIDS Debate 1988 was a clear mandate to create a national sex worker advocacy association... In 1989, Scarlet Alliance was officially formed ...
In 1998, a consortium of emerging peer-led sex worker organisations from across Australia and the region successfully lobbied the Federal Government to fund a national conference ... the Sex Industry and AIDS Debate 1988.
In 1988, the New Zealand Ministry of Health contracted NZPC to provide a range of services to sex workers, focused on HIV/AIDS prevention.