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Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Collected by: University of Texas at Austin Libraries, Human Rights Documentation Initiative

Archived since: Apr, 2009

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The University of Texas Libraries’ Human Rights Documentation Initiative Collection features fragile websites containing human rights documentation and related content from human rights organizations and advocates across the globe. Browse collection by topic, geographic area, language or do a keyword search at http://www.lib.utexas.edu/hrdi/hr_archive.

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Title: The International Committee on the Rights of Sex Workers in Europe (ICRSE)

URL: http://www.sexworkeurope.org/

Description: In English. The International Committee on the Rights of Sex Workers in Europe (ICRSE) was established in the Netherlands in 2004 to create a European network of sex workers and allies. The ICRSE organized a conference in 2005, supports member organizations and individuals to collaborate in promoting positive images of sex workers, supports national campaigns to oppose policy proposals that undermine the rights of sex workers, and fights against human rights abuses that result from anti-trafficking and anti-immigration policies. The site contains information on campaigns and membership, news about sex work from around the world, publications, a gallery of photographs, and videos.

Captured 3 times between Jul 19, 2012 and Jan 18, 2013

Subject:   economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--sex workers ,  economic, social, and cultural rights--health and healthcare--AIDS/HIV laws, justice, and judicial proceedings--immigration procedures civil and political rights--migrant rights--immigrant rights economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--human trafficking

Title: The Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan (RAWA)

URL: http://www.rawa.org/

Description: In English, Italian, Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Arabic, and Japanese. The Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan (RAWA), was established in 1977 as an independent political/social organization of Afghan women fighting for human rights in Afghanistan. Their objectives are to fight fundamentalism and secure democracy for Afghans. RAWA has established schools, orphanages, and soup kitchens, and run trade courses for sex workers. Site contains reports and news as well as extensive photo galleries.

Captured 3 times between Jul 19, 2012 and Jan 18, 2013

Subject:   civil and political rights--women’s rights,  economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--sex workers ,  economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--education

Title: Durbar Mahila Samanwaya Committee

URL: http://www.durbar.org/

Description: In English. Durbar Mahila Samanwaya Committee (Durbar) is an NGO that advocates for the rights of sex workers (including male, female, and transgender sex workers) in the state of West Bengal. Durbar advocates for improving HIV/AIDS policies, provides health care for sex workers, provides education and vocational training for sex workers and their children, creates outlets for the cultural expression of sex workers, fights against human trafficking, finances micro loans for sex workers, and conducts research on sex work and sexual health in West Bengal. The site contains information on initiatives, publications, photographs, and news.

Captured 4 times between Jan 31, 2012 and Jan 18, 2013

Subject:   economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--sex workers ,  economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--human trafficking economic, social, and cultural rights--health and healthcare--AIDS/HIV economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--education economic, social, and cultural rights--social and cultural rights--performing arts civil and political rights--gay / lesbian / bisexual / transgender / queer rights

Title: The Sex Workers’ Rights Advocacy Network (SWAN)

URL: http://swannet.org/

Description: In English and Russian. The Sex Workers’ Rights Advocacy Network (SWAN) is a network of civil society organizations that advocate for the rights of the sex workers in Central and Eastern Europe, the Commonwealth of Independent States, and South-East Europe. The site contains links to member organizations, a newsletter, publications, press releases, and links to articles about sex work.

Captured 3 times between Jul 19, 2012 and Jan 18, 2013

Videos: 9 Videos Captured

Subject:   economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--sex workers ,  economic, social, and cultural rights--health and healthcare--AIDS/HIV civil and political rights--gay / lesbian / bisexual / transgender / queer rights

Title: Intervención Bochinche: Instituto de Estudios en Salud, Sexualidad y Desarrollo Humano [IESSDEH ]

URL: http://seofrecencaricias.blogspot.com/

Description: In Spanish. Blog documents the Institute of Health, Sexuality and Development Studies project, 'Ciudadaniasx' which launched 'Intervención Bochinche' campaign to challenge and confront the stigma and denounce the violence against women and transgender/transsexual sex workers in Lima, Peru. Site includes videos, campaign ephemera, and testimonies from sex workers.

Captured 11 times between Apr 29, 2010 and Jan 18, 2013

Subject:   economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--sex workers ,  civil and political rights--women's rights civil and political rights--gay / lesbian / bisexual / transgender / queer rights advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--demonstrations

Title: Healthy Options Project Skopje

URL: http://hops.org.mk/

Description: In English and Macedonian. Healthy Options Project Skopje is a non-governmental, non-profit and non-partisan organization that started operating as a project supported by The Lindesmith Center and The Open Society Institute Macedonia in 1997. During this period it has successfully implemented programs for reduction of drug related harm, prevention of HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted and blood-borne diseases, as well as programs for social reintegration and re-socialization targeting young people and vulnerable groups (drug users and their families and sex workers and their families) in Skopje, Macedonia. Materials include program documents and a variety of resources on HIV issues.

Captured 14 times between Jul 29, 2009 and Jan 18, 2013

Subject:   economic, social, and cultural rights--economic and labor rights--sex workers ,  economic, social, and cultural rights--health and healthcare--AIDS/HIV advocacy, activism, and responses to persecution--activists

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