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 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,
Conference delegates from the Asia and Pacific at the 1994 International AIDS Conference (IAC) in Yokohama, Japan, met to facilitate a meeting to explore the practicalities of founding a regional network.
In 1991, police were raiding massage parlours and arresting sex workers on the street...