Candlelight Vigil: End Violence Against Sex Workers

Candlelight Vigil: End Violence Against Sex Workers

The Sex Workers Alliance Ireland (SWAI) invites all sex workers, supporters and allies to join us at a candlelit vigil to mark International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers #IDEVASW. The review of the laws governing sex work has stalled, Garda “welfare...
Supporting trans people means supporting sex work decriminalisation

Supporting trans people means supporting sex work decriminalisation

This Trans Day of Remembrance LGBTQI+ organisations must stand with the Sex Workers Alliance of Ireland (SWAI) when we call for the full decriminalisation of sex work. Any alternative is putting the health and safety of trans people at risk. Aoife Bloom, board member...
3rd Annual Laura Lee Sex Worker Human Rights Public Lecture

3rd Annual Laura Lee Sex Worker Human Rights Public Lecture

The third annual Laura Lee Sex Worker Human Rights Public Lecture will take place online on the 26th of November from 2:30 – 4pm, with a keynote address from Wendy Lyon, solicitor. The keynote address will be followed by a panel discussion with Adeline Berry and...
Statement on OnlyFans changes

Statement on OnlyFans changes

The Sex Workers Alliance Ireland (SWAI) welcomes the news that OnlyFans will not proceed with new changes in OnlyFans announced last week which would ban sexually explicit content. This reversal is due to the sex work community rallying and ensuring that the...
We are looking for a Coordinator!

We are looking for a Coordinator!

We are looking for a Coordinator! Updated: 2nd December SWAI has an exciting new opportunity for a highly motivated, experienced person to join our team. The role of Coordinator is to promote the health, safety, participation and dignity of all female, male, cis and...
Ireland is failing trafficking victims by criminalising sex work

Ireland is failing trafficking victims by criminalising sex work

Today, 30th July is World Day Against Trafficking in Person. Ireland continues to languish in the Tier 2 Watchlist of the Trafficking in Persons Report, as we fail to tackle the root causes of trafficking while pursuing failed strategies such as criminalising aspects...
Ask your Candidate By-Election 2021

Ask your Candidate By-Election 2021

What do you think about our sex work laws?  Are you aware of the Sex Workers Alliance Ireland (SWAI), the only front-line, sex worker-led organisation in Ireland? Are you aware that when sex workers must work alone to work legally? 100% of sex workers SWAI speaks to...