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...
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...
Press release: Ireland is failing trafficking victims by persisting with a failed law

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...