Brigada Callejera (Brigada Callejera de Apoyo a la Mujer “Elisa Martínez”) is a non-governmental organisation that has been working with sex workers in Mexico since 1995. Brigada offers education and many other services to help sex workers find dignity in their work, and develop the skills to find other work. Brigada specialises in the defence of human rights and labour rights of sex workers.
Brigada Callejera helps sex workers form cooperatives and gain access to medical care, while distributing condoms and working to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS. Brigada also has a "board" (patronage) and "outside counsel" made up of specialists in health, public policy and journalism. One of its objectives is to promote community mobilisation of sex workers, its customers and partners against trafficking for sexual exploitation.
Address: Calle Corregidora 115-204, Col. Zona Centro, del. Venustiano Carranza, Distrito Federal, México 15100
Tel: +52 55 55427835