In 2012, EMPOWER Foundation released the report titled: ‘Hit and Run: the Impact Anti-trafficking Policy and Practise on Sex Workers’ Human Rights in Thailand.’ The report was the result of a 12-month research study undertaken by sex workers identifying as both Thai nationals and migrants.
Asia Pacific Network of Sex Workers (APNSW), UNAIDS, and UNFPA collaborated on a consultation on HIV/AIDS and sex work in Asia, held in Pattaya, Thailand. The meeting brought together UN and Global Fund representatives, NGOs, government officials, and sex worker groups from nine Asia Pacific countries.
APNSW and Empower Foundation hosted a series of activities at the 15th International Aids Conference.
In 1985, Patpong resident and activist ... Pi Noi began to frequent the bars of Bangkok’s Patpong district and formed friendships with a number of sex workers.