SWIT Training in Jakarta, Indonesia (Part One)

The Asia Pacific Network of Sex Workers in collaboration with Organisasi Perubahan Sosial Indonesia (OPSI) conducted a national training in Jakarta from 15-17 November 2016. The training focused on the Sex Worker Implementation Tool (SWIT) – a guide for implementing comprehensive HIV/STI programmes with sex workers, published by the World Health Organisation (WHO). … More SWIT Training in Jakarta, Indonesia (Part One)

APNSW facilitates Global Fund training in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

APNSW in collaboration with Friends Frangipani, held a three-day training in Port Moresby from 17-19 October 2016. Thirty-two (32) sex worker community members took part in learning more about the Global Fund (GF), its structures and mechanisms, and how to engage effectively at the country level. … More APNSW facilitates Global Fund training in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

APNSW and VNSW host Global Fund Training in Hanoi, Vietnam

The Asia Pacific Network of Sex Workers (APNSW) in collaboration with the Vietnam Sex Workers Network (VNSW) organised a training from the 22-24 August in Hanoi, Vietnam on the Global Fund. Seventeen sex workers representing 12 sex worker-led organisations from across the nation attended the training. … More APNSW and VNSW host Global Fund Training in Hanoi, Vietnam

Implementing Comprehensive HIV/STI Programmes with Sex Workers (SWIT Training), Yangon

APNSW members from Bangladesh, Indonesia, Mongolia and Vietnam took part in a five-day training in Yangon, Myanmar, from 20-24 June 2016. The training focussed on how to implement HIV/STI testing, treatment and prevention strategies that are directed by sex workers and that empower sex workers. The training was based around the structure of the “Sex Worker Implementation Tool”, also known as “The SWIT” – a set of human rights based guidelines compiled by the World Health Organisation in partnership with other UN Agencies and Global NSWP. … More Implementing Comprehensive HIV/STI Programmes with Sex Workers (SWIT Training), Yangon