On September 18, 2015 an MP registered a draft law on the legalization of sex work in Ukraine in the Supreme Council of Ukraine without consulting with sex workers.
On 16 - 18 september 2015 SHAGI Foundation organized and conducted a training for the employees and volunteers of the “Red Umbrella” project. The training was made in cooperation with humanitarian organization "Peace Doctors France" and "Silver Rose" movement.
SWAN presents “FAILURES OF JUSTICE State and Non-State Violence Against Sex Workers and the Search for Safety and Redress”: A Community Based Research Project of SWAN in Central and Eastgern Europe and Central Asia
On September 17 The Association of Hungarian Sex Workers (SZEXE) celebrated its 15th anniversary. Balloons, red umbrellas, birthday cakes and positive atmosphere of the celebration were combined with discussion of the situation of sex workers in Hungary and work SZEXE does for sex workers rights.
SWAN proudly presents "A Guide For SEX WORKER HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS". This publication is aimed at sex workers of all genders and backgrounds, sex worker projects, human rights organizations and advocates. It contains practical information on how to start human rights documenting projects, to organize human rights campaigns and to use formal human rights mechanisms.
The project is aimed at the prevention of HIV and STIs among sex workers (male and female). There are two main lines of work: service provision for target groups and sex workers community establishment.