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May Day - Labour rights for sex workers!

On International Worker's Day, celebrated on the 1st of May in many countries, sex workers are marching with other workers for the recognition of sex work, for safer working conditions, for the repeal of laws that criminalise and endager us, for the inclusion of sex workers in trade unions and other workers' organisations, and for meaningful participation of sex workers at every step of policy-making processes that concern us.

ICRSE Recommendations from the Brussels 2005 Conference:


Sex work is work and a profession, sex workers are workers and must be recognized as such. We demand the protection of our labour, social and human rights on an equal footing with other workers, especially social rights such as access to social security, health care and minimum wages."

For more information about International Worker's Day, visit:

Sex Workers United! Will Never Be Defeated!

Visit links below to see how ICRSE and its members marked May Day over the years.

May Day 2016

May Day 2017

Dienstag, Mai 27, 2014 - 21:50
This year again, across our region, sex workers joined workers, unemployed workers and community members for the MayDay events. Depending on the national context, sex workers demanded better working conditions or an end to criminalisation but also denounced stigmatisation of trans* and migrant  communities.  In  Dublin, Ireland, sex workers joined the wider annual Mayday demo, which was organised…
Dienstag, Mai 14, 2013 - 00:20
Sex workers and allies demonstrate in Lyon, France, for May Day 2013
Montag, Mai 13, 2013 - 12:34
Sex workers and allies march in Glasgow' May day celebration. A group of 30 sex workers, allies, LGBT and feminists joined the protest to reclaim our labour rights and against the criminalisation of cour clients!

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