Reclaim the Night Speech 2022

Reclaim the Night Speech 2022

Thank you for inviting Sex Workers Alliance Ireland to speak. A special hello to the sex workers amongst us tonight. When was the last time you heard someone respectfully use the words “sex worker” in your workplace? Have you ever heard a joke made at a sex...
SWAI Research Engagement Policy

SWAI Research Engagement Policy

SWAI is frequently contacted by academics, organisations, and individual researchers within and outside of Ireland to support their research by identifying participants, promoting research, facilitating peer interviews, and participating in advisory panels.  We...
Board announcement!

Board announcement!

We are so pleased to announce the new SWAI board! The Sex Workers Alliance Ireland welcome Leea Berry, Leah Butler and Lianne O’Hara to our board of directors.  Leea Berry is a Domina and activist taking the role of Treasurer of the Board. Her experiences of...
Board member call out: We need you!

Board member call out: We need you!

The Organisation: Sex Workers Alliance Ireland (SWAI) advocates for the human rights and safety of sex workers on the island of Ireland. SWAI is dedicated to decriminalisation, destigmatisation, and community development through outreach, changes in policy and...
State pushing people into sex work then ensuring they are not safe

State pushing people into sex work then ensuring they are not safe

Today is International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers and we want to highlight how, through government policies, the state pushes people into sex work.Years of austerity, the housing crisis, lack of supports for people using drugs, Direct Provision, limits to...