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International Committee on the Rights of Prostitutes in Europe
In 2002 a small network of Dutch sex workers and activists gathered in Amsterdam to organise a conference that would give sex workers an opportunity to respond to the proliferation of repressive new legislation and policies being enacted throughout Europe. In 2003 the group, Sex-work Initiative Group Netherlands (SIGN), approached sex workers and allies across Europe and invited them to join an organising committee which would raise funds and host a European conference on sex workers' rights. The response was enthusiastic. The committee registered a foundation in The Netherlands, the International Committee on the Rights of Sex Workers in Europe (ICRSE).
The main goals of the ICRSE are:
ICRSE works to further these goals by:
As well, ICRSE aims to end the sexual stigma faced by women, gays and lesbians and transgendered people, and to promote self-determination for women in general.
You can reach the ICRSE by:
Sex Workers' Rights: Report of the European Conference on Sex Work, Human Rights, Labour and Migration (Brussels 2005)
Created: June 29, 2009
Last modified: June 29, 2009
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