The Right(s) Process (UNDP, UNFPA, APNSW, SANGRAM, 2015)

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The innovative collaborative approach between UN Agencies, civil society and community organisations in the The Right(s) Evidence research was itself documented in a separate document: The Rights(s) Process.

Partners in the project were UNFPA Asia and Pacific Regional Office, UNDP Asia–Pacific Regional Centre, Asia Pacific Network of Sex Workers (APNSW) through their partner the Center for Advocacy on Stigma and Marginalization (CASAM), UNAIDS Regional Support Team for Asia and the Pacific, and Partners for Prevention (P4P) conducted the study with UN country offices and sex worker-led organizations working together at the local level.

The  community organisations who took part were:

  • Organisasi Perubahan Sosial Indonesia (OPSI), the national network of sex workers in Indonesia; TOP – NGO supporting HIV prevention for female sex workers and men who have sex with men in Myanmar;

  • Sex Workers in Myanmar (SWIM) – Network of sex workers in Myanmar;

  • Community Strength Development Foundation (CSDF) – organisation working with sex workers in Colombo, Sri Lanka;

  • Heart to Heart – a community organisation working with gay, transgender, bisexual men in Sri Lanka;

  • Jagriti Mahila Maha Sangh (JMMS), a federation of female sex workers in Nepal; and

  • Blue Diamond Society (BDS) – an organisation that advocates for the rights of Nepal’s marginalised, gay, transgender and other sexual minority communities, including sex workers.

Partners in the project were UNFPA Asia and Pacific Regional Office, UNDP Asia–Pacific Regional Centre, Asia Pacific Network of Sex Workers (APNSW) through their partner the Center for Advocacy on Stigma and Marginalization (CASAM), UNAIDS Regional Support Team for Asia and the Pacific, and Partners for Prevention (P4P) conducted the study with UN country offices and sex worker-led organizations working together at the local level.

The  community organisations who took part were:

  • Organisasi Perubahan Sosial Indonesia (OPSI), the national network of sex workers in Indonesia; TOP – NGO supporting HIV prevention for female sex workers and men who have sex with men in Myanmar;

  • Sex Workers in Myanmar (SWIM) – Network of sex workers in Myanmar;

  • Community Strength Development Foundation (CSDF) – organisation working with sex workers in Colombo, Sri Lanka;

  • Heart to Heart – a community organisation working with gay, transgender, bisexual men in Sri Lanka;

  • Jagriti Mahila Maha Sangh (JMMS), a federation of female sex workers in Nepal; and

  • Blue Diamond Society (BDS) – an organisation that advocates for the rights of Nepal’s marginalised, gay, transgender and other sexual minority communities, including sex workers.

Partners in the project were UNFPA Asia and Pacific Regional Office, UNDP Asia–Pacific Regional Centre, Asia Pacific Network of Sex Workers (APNSW) through their partner the Center for Advocacy on Stigma and Marginalization (CASAM), UNAIDS Regional Support Team for Asia and the Pacific, and Partners for Prevention (P4P) conducted the study with UN country offices and sex worker-led organizations working together at the local level.

The  community organisations who took part were:

  • Organisasi Perubahan Sosial Indonesia (OPSI), the national network of sex workers in Indonesia; TOP – NGO supporting HIV prevention for female sex workers and men who have sex with men in Myanmar;

  • Sex Workers in Myanmar (SWIM) – Network of sex workers in Myanmar;

  • Community Strength Development Foundation (CSDF) – organisation working with sex workers in Colombo, Sri Lanka;

  • Heart to Heart – a community organisation working with gay, transgender, bisexual men in Sri Lanka;

  • Jagriti Mahila Maha Sangh (JMMS), a federation of female sex workers in Nepal; and

  • Blue Diamond Society (BDS) – an organisation that advocates for the rights of Nepal’s marginalised, gay, transgender and other sexual minority communities, including sex workers.

Partners in the project were UNFPA Asia and Pacific Regional Office, UNDP Asia–Pacific Regional Centre, Asia Pacific Network of Sex Workers (APNSW) through their partner the Center for Advocacy on Stigma and Marginalization (CASAM), UNAIDS Regional Support Team for Asia and the Pacific, and Partners for Prevention (P4P) conducted the study with UN country offices and sex worker-led organizations working together at the local level.

The  community organisations who took part were:

  • Organisasi Perubahan Sosial Indonesia (OPSI), the national network of sex workers in Indonesia; TOP – NGO supporting HIV prevention for female sex workers and men who have sex with men in Myanmar;

  • Sex Workers in Myanmar (SWIM) – Network of sex workers in Myanmar;

  • Community Strength Development Foundation (CSDF) – organisation working with sex workers in Colombo, Sri Lanka;

  • Heart to Heart – a community organisation working with gay, transgender, bisexual men in Sri Lanka;

  • Jagriti Mahila Maha Sangh (JMMS), a federation of female sex workers in Nepal; and

  • Blue Diamond Society (BDS) – an organisation that advocates for the rights of Nepal’s marginalised, gay, transgender and other sexual minority communities, including sex workers.

Partners in the project were UNFPA Asia and Pacific Regional Office, UNDP Asia–Pacific Regional Centre, Asia Pacific Network of Sex Workers (APNSW) through their partner the Center for Advocacy on Stigma and Marginalization (CASAM), UNAIDS Regional Support Team for Asia and the Pacific, and Partners for Prevention (P4P) conducted the study with UN country offices and sex worker-led organizations working together at the local level.

The  community organisations who took part were:

  • Organisasi Perubahan Sosial Indonesia (OPSI), the national network of sex workers in Indonesia; TOP – NGO supporting HIV prevention for female sex workers and men who have sex with men in Myanmar;

  • Sex Workers in Myanmar (SWIM) – Network of sex workers in Myanmar;

  • Community Strength Development Foundation (CSDF) – organisation working with sex workers in Colombo, Sri Lanka;

  • Heart to Heart – a community organisation working with gay, transgender, bisexual men in Sri Lanka;

  • Jagriti Mahila Maha Sangh (JMMS), a federation of female sex workers in Nepal; and

  • Blue Diamond Society (BDS) – an organisation that advocates for the rights of Nepal’s marginalised, gay, transgender and other sexual minority communities, including sex workers.