Sex Workers and Allies South Asia (SWASA) is a collaborative effort between sex workers and supportive activists and organisations in India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka


Call for Inputs. Links between “Prostitution” and Violence against sex workers

Date Of Publication : 31st January, 2024

Type Of Document : Submission

Author : SWASA

Description : This submission was made by Sex Workers and Allies South Asia (SWASA) Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, India to the Special Rapporteur on violence against women and girls, its causes and consequences - OHCHR..

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The situation analysis on Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights of Female Sex Workers in Nepal

Date Of Publication : March 2023

Type Of Document : Research

Author : SWASA Nepal

Description : This situation analysis of the SRHR of Female sex workers in Nepal helps to identify the barriers and challenges they face in accessing SRHR services, including HIV testing and treatment, family planning, and gender-based violence prevention and response...

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Status of Sex Workers in Sri Lanka

Date Of Publication : May 2023

Type Of Document : Research report

Author : Paba Deshapriya and Ponni Arasu

Description : Report prepared by Sex Workers and Allies South Asia - Sri Lanka Chapter Supported by Social Scientists Association, Colombo Sri Lanka Research by: Peer researchers who are sex workers, who we are unable to acknowledge by name due to the prevailing situation of lack of respect, dignity and safety for sex workers in Sri Lanka...

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SWASA NEWS Issue 01 September 2022

Date Of Publication : September 2022

Type Of Document : Newsletter

Author : SWASA Partners

Description : This newsletter is a small snapshot of the activities of all the groups and networks that are part of SWASA. We are proud and happy to present this work in one place and see the connections, mutual learnings and growth of our mobilisation over time...

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COVID 19 SEXPERIENCES: A Collection of Stories by Sri Lankan Sex Workers

Date Of Publication : July 2021

Type Of Document : Peer led research - 38 pages

Author : The Grassrooted Trust

Description : English summary of COVID 19 SEXPERIENCES is accompanied by transcribed stories in Sinhala, and selected audio interviews. All 60 stories were collected in February - March 2021..

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Situation Assessment Report by SWASA Nepal : Female Sex Workers and COVID -19 pandemic

Date Of Publication : June 2021

Type Of Document : Research, 57 pages

Author : SWASA Nepal

Description : The assessment carried out both quantitative and qualitative data collection and was conducted from 1st September 2020 to 30th December 2020...

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Comments to Draft GR on Trafficking in Women and Girls in the Context of Global Migration by SWASA

Date Of Publication : May 2020

Type Of Document : UN Submission, 6 pages

Author : South Asia, 2020

Description : Comments to Draft GR on Trafficking in Women and Girls in the Context of Global Migration Sex Workers and Allies South Asia (SWASA)..

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