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By admin on Sep 26th, 2011

In September issue read about:

-10 things which you need to do this month. One of them is: Be a fighter- fight for your rights, fight for your success, fight for the things which make you happy, fight for the happiness of your loved ones)
- prostitution in the temples
- Women's baths and houses during the Old Roman Empire
- Terminology (bisexual, homosexual, heterosexual, inter-sexual, homophobia ext.)
- Sex therapy
- Happy birthday Virgo!

Use online translation to understand Macedonian STAR newsletter  :)

By admin on Jun 30th, 2011

In this issue read:
*STAR opens its new office to involve more sex workers
*Find out the meaning of the terms sex worker and sex work
*Confession of a sex worker (an interview with a Serbian sex worker who works in Vienna.
Read in Macedonian

By admin on Mar 15th, 2011

by Borce

In light of the International Day to end the violence against sex workers, the red umbrella was symbolically opened for the fourth time in the capital city of Macedonia. Sex workers and their supporters actively participated in the event organized by the Association for Support of Marginalized Workers STAR-STAR.

By admin on Mar 15th, 2011

by Marija

This year HOPS marked the International day to End Violence against Sex Workers in several regions in Macedonia – Skopje, the capital, but also Gostivar, Strumica and Ohrid where mixed teams of sex workers and other professionals work together on service provision for HOPS. Most of the activities were community-oriented, in order to get sex workers familiar with the importance of this day in regions that marked it for the first time, to provoke discussion about violence and the situation in their local environments, but also to engage sex workers in joint creative and fun activities that they can enjoy.

By admin on Mar 7th, 2011

By Marija Tosheva, HOPS, Macedonia

On July 20, 2010, the second day of Vienna conference, SWAN organized an oral session on Sex work, mobility, migration and human rights in Europe and Central Asia. 6 experienced activists from the region, members of SWAN and TAMPEP networks, had a chance in front of an excellent audience to challenge and start a discussion on vulnerabilities and structural barriers faced by mobile and migrant sex workers to better health and human rights.

By admin on Mar 7th, 2011

By Marija Tosheva, HOPS, Macedonia

Healthy Options Project Skopje (HOPS, Macedonia) became the recipient of the 2010 International Award for Action on HIV/AIDS and Human Rights, presented by the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network and Human Rights Watch. The award, which recognizes outstanding individuals and organizations that protect the rights and dignity of people living with or affected by HIV/AIDS, was presented in Vienna on July 20, 2010, at the XVIII International AIDS Conference.

By admin on Mar 7th, 2011

July 18-23, Vienna, Austria – This year sex workers and allies from Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia had a chance to talk about barriers and issues that sex workers face in their countries, to show what groups and organizations have achieved in addressing the pandemics and violations in their region. The Sex Workers’ Rights Advocacy Network (SWAN) was represented by 11 activists from Russia, Slovakia, Ukraine, Kyrgyzstan, Serbia, Kazakhstan, Macedonia and Montenegro, a team of young and energetic volunteers from Odyseus, Slovakia and a performance group from Bliss without Risk, Czech Republic.

By admin on Feb 3rd, 2011

Read January issue From Us to Us, by STAR sex workers' activist team of Macedonia. This issue features December 17 action in Macedonia, female condoms, sex workers' rights and more. Here..

By Aliya on Dec 17th, 2010

On the International Day to End Violence against Sex Workers STAR-STAR, the Macedonian organization advocating for the rights of marginalized professions, invites everyone to take part in the march of red umbrellas as a gesture of support for the rights of sex workers.

By Aliya on Dec 17th, 2010

"От нас, для нас"
Читайте новый выпуск газеты STAR, посвященный 17 декабря. На македонском языке в PDF формате здесь.

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