Sex worker rights are Human Rights – it’s official!
The U.S. was recently subjected to a Universal Periodic Review by the United Nations, in which they received 226 recommendations in regards to human rights issues. This is the very first review of the U.S. Today the U.S. released a report in response, that states in part: “We agree that no one should face violence or discrimination in access to public services based on sexual orientation or their status as a person in prostitution, as recommendation [#86] suggests”. The U.S. report was developed with input, lobbying and education by civil society actors and organizations including SWOP/USA. For full story