Sex Work Resources

NSWP International Office
Shane Petzner
3 Morley Rd. Observatory
7925 Cape Town
Rep. of South Africa
Tel/fax: (+27) 21-447 6152
The NSWP is a Network of Sex Work Projects which acts as an international umbrella for sex worker organizations and sex worker rights groups. There are international offices in South America and there are offices in the United Kingdom, North America, Latin America and Asia.

Europap (European Network for HIV/STD Prevention in Prostitution)
This organization is has branches all over Europe. Contact the website for further information on a location near you, for advice and support around sex work. Each region can also put you in touch with sex work projects in your area.

Prevention Action Sante Travail pour les Transgenders (PASTT)
Based in Paris, this is a service which provides support and advice for transgendered sex workers.

Aim Healthcare Foundation
14241 Ventura Blvd,
Suite 105 Sherman Oak,
CA 91423
Tel: (818) 981-5681
Organisation in the United States for adults working in the film industry. Their website is very useful for people in the film industry internationally.

De Rode Draad (The Red Thread)
Tel: 020 – 6243366
This national organization is based in The Netherlands, and provides safety and peer education information about the sex industry.

Kopenicker Str. 187-188
D-10997 Berlin
Tel: 030 / 611 00 23
Fax: 030 / 611 00 21
This organisation seeks to put an end to the social and legal discrimination of prostitutes and to get prostitution recognized as aÊ profession. Get in touch with HYDRA for any questions about prostitution (legal, health and political questions, advice on safe-sex practices).

Commercial Sex Information Service
Box 3075, Vancouver,
BC V6B 3X6
Tel: +1 (604) 488-0710
This organisation is a clearing house of information about laws, sexual health, commerce and culture as these topics relate to sex work.

HIV/STD Intervention Project Sonagachi & Durbar Mahila Samanwaya Committee
Dr. S Jana and Ms S Mukherjee
All India Institute of Hygiene and Public Health
110 C R Avenue Calcutta
70073 India
Tel: +91 33 241-6253
Fax:+91 33 241-2539
This organisation was set up to create solidarity and collective strength among a larger community of sex workers, forge a positive identity for themselves as prostitutes and mark out a space for acting on their own behalf.

Exotic Dancers Alliance
Tel: 415 995 4745
Provides information, referrals and non-judgmental, empowerment-based services while collectively advocating for sufficient working conditions for everyone.

Box 210256 San Francisco,
CA 94121
For further information 415-751-1659
Provides information for sex workers and about the sex industries. BAYSWAN links sex workers and others to resources provided by sex workers’ organisations.

TAMPEP International Foundation
Stichting TAMPEP Westermarkt 4
1016 DK Amsterdam The Netherlands
Tel: 31 20 624 7149
Fax: 31 20624 6529
Email: or
Provides migrant sex workers with culturally appropriate HIV/STD education, resources and materials. It has developed specific information materials in 10 different languages.

European Network Male Prostitution (ENMP)
Stadhouderskade 159
1074 BC Amsterdam The Netherlands
Tel: 31 20 672 1192
Fax: 31 50 671 9694
An umbrella organisation for male sex work projects and sex work issues in Europe. They have a fantastic website!

United Kingdom Network of Sex Work Projects (UK NSWP )
Unit 98/99 23 New Mount Street Manchester M4 4DE
Geraldine Flanagan – 0161 275 9272
This organisation is an umbrella organisation for sex workers and sex worker’s rights organisations in different parts of the United Kingdom.

North American Task Force on Prostitution
Priscilla Alexander
2785 Broadway, #4L New York,
NY 10025-2834 USA
Phone/FAX: +1-212-866-8854
This organisation acts as an umbrella organisation for prostitutes and prostitutes’ rights organisations in different parts of the United States.

St James Infirmary
Office: 1360 Mission Street, Suite 401 San Francisco, CA 94103
Ph: (415) 554-8494
FAX: (415) 554-9636
Clinic: 356 Seventh Street (between Folsom & Harrison), Wednesdays, 6pm-9pm Phone: (415) 487-5500
The St. James Infirmary, founded by Call Off Your Old Tired Ethics (COYOTE), in partnership with the Exotic Dancers Alliance (EDA), the STD Prevention & Control Services of the San Francisco Department of Public Health, and UCSF Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, is the first Occupational Safety and Health Clinic for sex workers, anywhere.

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