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Campaign Highlights: Red umbrellas in front of Macedonian Parliament

During the day, the petition with over 1,200 signatures was handed over to the police chiefs in the area with sex workers scene, and to the main inspector for prostitiution at Ministry of Interior.

A group of sex workers and friends made a “red umbrella performance” in front of National Parliament, introducing this global symbol of rights for sex workers in Macedonia. Says Marija Toseva from HOPS, SWAN member from Macedonia and main campaign organizer: “The red umbrella action caused a big interest among the media. Previously we had sent many press releases on different occasions, and barely one or two media at most would publish it. Now we are bombarded by requests from journalists.”

Here is one report from one of the leading Macedonian dailies, read here.

Read more on HOPS website!