我們來自13個國家及地區的支持妓權運動者及性工作者提出以下結論與聲明： Continue reading 【一九九八台北性工作者人權宣言】
The 1998 Taipei Declaration of Sex Workers’ Human Rights
By revoking the licenses of the Taipei prostitutes and depriving them of their legitimate livelihoods, Taipei City Mayor Chen has provided an example of the heavy handed, misguided and discriminatory practices that are used against sex workers around the world.
Mayor Chen’s unconstitutional act sparked the impetus for sex workers, activists, advocates and sex industry experts to come together to debate the current situation of sex workers at the 1998 World Action Forum for Sex Work Rights (May 24-26, Taipei).
Through genuine discussions and interactions, we who have participated in this forum have learned more about the situation of the Taipei sisters and shared our experiences.
In the past several days, we have strongly felt the power of internationalist solidarity when we come together to share our experiences across borders. Our forum has highlighted that although we come from extremely diverse backgrounds we share much common ground.
Coming from 13 different countries, we as sex workers and activists/advocates for sex workers’ rights have come to the following conclusions and declarations:
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