Networking in Vancouver
Report on the XI International Conference on AIDS July 7-12, 1996.

Left to right: Paulo Longo, Rio de Janeiro, Julian, Vancouver and Vic St. Blaise, San Francisco

Networking and Visible:
Booth 246

The Network of Sex Work Projects was booth number 246 this year in the NGO section. EMPOWER foundation and Naam Chewit Project, Thailand was beside us and CalPEP had a booth just across the aisle. Materials at the NSWP booth included stuff from:

  • Sex Workers Outreach Project (SWOP), New South Wales

  • The Scarlet Alliance

  • Comitato per I Diritti Civili Delle Prostitute, Italy

  • Transnational AIDS/STD Prevention among Migrant Prostitutes in Europe Project (TAMPEP), Amsterdam

  • Sex Worker Education & Advocacy Taskforce (SWEAT), Capetown, South Africa

  • Prevention Action Sante Aupres Des Transexuels et Travestis (PASTT), France

  • North American Task Force on Prostitution

  • Whorezine

  • Sonagachi Project, Calcutta (short description here)

  • COYOTE, Los Angeles

  • La Sala, Guatemala

Calcutta, India

Comitato per I Diritti Civili
Delle Prostitute, Italy

Sex Workers Outreach Project,
New South Wales

NOSS, Brazil

Empower, Thailand

We also advertised Gail Pheterson's new book The Prostitution Prism (Amsterdam University Press) as well as the International Congress on Prostitution, March 14-16, 1997, Los Angeles. The "best material award" goes to SWOP for the Workers Handbook. An absolutely brilliant manual for sex workers with full colour pictures of nasties and everything.[Scans of materials to go here.]

A computer set up at the booth for visitors to peruse The Commercial Sex Information Service website. Names were added to the NSWP and SWAV mailing databases. NSWP and SWAV mailing databases as well. We entered dozens of new addresses for the mailing list.

CalPEP and Gloria Lockett

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