Sex workers can access justice and state protection from violence and exploitation.
International, intergovernmental organizations, including the European Union and Council of Europe, recognise and respond effectively to the issue of gender-based violence and hate crimes against sex workers in their legislative and policy agendas.
Sex workers victims of violence have access to justice independently of their residence status via “firewalls” that separate immigration enforcement and service provision in the areas of health care, social services, education, and access to justice. -
International, intergovernmental organizations and national governments recognize the role of sex workers collectives and organizations and meaningfully involve them in designing and implementing anti-violence programmes and in the national and local referral mechanisms for victims of crime.
Human rights-respecting, sex worker inclusive anti-trafficking policies are increasingly recognized as best practice by intergovernmental institutions and nationa