Service Workers In Group (SWING)

26 Sep 2023
A civil society network is proposing the repeal of the 1996 Prevention and Suppression of Prostitution Act as part of a movement to legalise sex work and grant sex workers protection under the labour laws.
11 May 2023
As the 2023 general election approaches, activists and members of civil society hope for policies that will ensure LGBTQ rights and gender equality for Thailand.
13 Mar 2023
Thai sex workers and supporting organisations are petitioning for a legalisation of the sex industry.  In the meantime, the illegal status of the industry leaves loopholes for corruption, human rights abuse, and inequality. 
23 Feb 2023
New orders issued by the Ministry of Public Health restricting the HIV prevention budget and requiring community-based clinics to be supervised by a government medical facility have drawn criticism from civil society due to concerns that the new regulations would limit their ability to provide HIV testing and preventative medication to at-risk groups.
31 Aug 2016
A civil society group for sex workers is urging the Thai authorities and media to stop discriminating against sex workers, saying although the sex industry contributes substantially to the Thai economy, sex workers suffer stigma and a lack of protection.
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