Asociación Hetaira is a Human Rights advocacy group whose aim is to raise social awareness on sex workers' rights, fight stigmatisation, denounce the violence sex workers face and facilitate their organisation. Heteira started on 12 March 1995, on the initiative of a group of women, some of whom worked as sex workers. At the time of its inception, women felt the need to organise and to fight against social stigma, to defend their rights and to promote the interests of sex workers.
Address: c/ Fuencarral, 18, 4º F. 28004 Madrid
Tel: +915 232 678
Asociatia Pro Refugiu's mission is protect, promote the rights of victims of human trafficking, asylum seekers, refugees and other vulnerable persons, as well as dealing with issues faced by these persons, according to national and international legislation.
The organisation's activities include: legal assistance, counselling, health assistance, access to employment, pre-migration assistance, educational campaigns, research, advocacy, training of professionals working on trafficking and migration-related work.
Address: 56 Crangasi street, district 6, Bucharest, Romania
The Human Resource Development Foundation, established in 1988, implements programmes to contribute to the solution of problems stemming from irregular population movements and to eliminate the factors that hinder social development. HRDF has expertise in implementing different programmes:
1- Reproductive/Sexual Health and Rights Programme: activities range from providing technical support on family planning counselling to prevention of STIs and HIV/AIDS and promoting sex workers' rights.
2- Irregular Migration: Activities range from providing psychosocial assistance to asylum seekers/refugees to combating human trafficking and promoting human rights of undocumented migrant workers.
3- Community Development: Establishing community centres in poor neighbourhoods of cities with special emphasis on empowerment of women.
Address: Yenicarsi Cad. No. 34 Beyoglu - Istanbul 34425 Turkey
Tel/Fax: +90 212 293 16 05
Genera - Asociacion en Defensa de los Derechos de las Mujeres is an organisation based in Catalonia. Its work is aimed at defending and claiming rights from a gender perspective. Sex work, migration and trafficking in women are all in its fields of action. Direct intervention on sex work spaces, knowledge-building and community action are the strategic lines.
Address: c/ Sant Pau, 28-2o 1a, Barcelona, Spain 08001
Phone: +34 933296043