European Network Against Trafficking in Human Beings

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Sex workers are severely stigmatised as workers and human beings. Since the early 1970s, determined and courageous sex workers have been collectively organising in spite of the sometimes extreme consequences they face for speaking out. For a long time, Mama Cash, the Dutch women's fund, has supported sex workers rights activist, by giving travel grants to sex worker activists attending their first world conventions and conferences.

Currently, the fund prioritises on securing full human rights for sex workers and ending the stigmatisation of sex workers. Mama Cash supports the right of every woman and trans sex worker to be treated with dignity and be recognised as fully human by societies and under the law.

The special webpage ‘Out from under'. Sex Workers united for Rights and Respect' contains photos and videos, a timeline on sex workers activism and facts and myths.

Latest news

LSI statement on EU Anti-trafficking day

Ahead of EU Anti-trafficking day, La Strada International and its partners are calling upon governments to improve labour conditions and respect the rights of trafficked persons.

Side event at the Conference of the Parties to UNTOC

On 9 October 2014 LSI and partners are organising a side event at the 7th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime

Human trafficking in The Netherlands

The Dutch National Rapporteur on Trafficking in Human Beings has published a new report on human trafficking in The Netherlands

#RespectRights - LSI statement on World Day against Trafficking in Persons

Today, on the first World Day against Trafficking in Persons, La Strada International calls for the respect and promotion of the human rights of trafficked persons.