human rights

2011 - Hit and Run: the Impact of Anti-trafficking Policy and Practice on Sex Workers’ Human Rights in Thailand

2011 - Hit and Run: the Impact of Anti-trafficking Policy and Practice on Sex Workers’ Human Rights in Thailand

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.

2003 “Making Sex Work Safe” – Hong Kong, PRC

A “Making Sex Work Safe Asia Pacific” event was held in Hong Kong in October 2003. The event was hosted by Zi-Teng, a sex workers advocacy organisation supported by Oxfam Hong Kong.Participants came from the People’s Republic and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China, Australia, China, Thailand and Myanmar.The workshop was part of a series involving sex workers in producing educational resources, an art exhibition on human rights, drama and performance workshops; as well as doing training in community cultural development work.Zi-Teng reported a large increase in attendance at meetings since using the community cultural development approached developed with APNSW as part of “Making Sex Work Safe, Asia Pacific.”