SWAI Director steps down to focus on artistic career

Sex Workers Alliance Ireland (SWAI) has announced that its Director, Kate McGrew, is departing having worked with the organisation for a period of six years. During this period SWAI developed into a strong representative body for the rights of sex workers and it also...
Outdoor Sex Work and COVID-19 resource

Outdoor Sex Work and COVID-19 resource

Back in July, the Sex Workers Alliance Ireland (SWAI) held a webinar to launch a new harm reduction resource we developed in collaboration with GOSHH in Limerick and Sexual Health Centre in Cork. The information card provides practical advice for anyone selling or...
SWAI statement on leaked nudes 

SWAI statement on leaked nudes 

Consent is vital for any sexual relationship, whether online or in-person, whether transactional or not. The leaking and distribution of sexual images which have been reported recently breaches the consent and trust of those involved.   Misogyny, rape culture and...
International Workers Day – Sex Work is Work

International Workers Day – Sex Work is Work

Has your income dried up because of the pandemic? Do you put in more hours online for less money than you would have before Covid-19? As a freelance worker do you find it hard to prove where your money came from to apply for emergency welfare? Well, then your...
Harm reduction, sex work and Covid-19

Harm reduction, sex work and Covid-19

For sex workers As sex workers ourselves, we know that when everyone is being told to isolate our work gets hit. If you can take some time off to stop working and social distance now is a good time.  We also know that some people will need to work to survive. This...
SWAI Hardship Fund

SWAI Hardship Fund

On Saturday 21st March the Sex Workers Alliance Ireland launched our crowdfund to ensure that some of society’s most vulnerable people can survive.  All non-essential workplaces have closed and people are being advised to stay indoors and to ‘social distance’...