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...
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...
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...
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...