¡Bienvenid*s al Fondo Paraguas Rojo!

El Fondo Paraguas Rojo es el primer fondo mundial dirigido por y para l*s trabajador*s sexuales. Creemos que el cambio solo puede lograrse a través de movimientos de trabajador*s sexuales que luchan junt*s por sus derechos, con el apoyo de sus aliad*s. Son l*s trabajador*s sexuales quienes saben mejor que nadie lo que necesitan y qué hacer para conseguirlo. El Fondo Paraguas Rojo existe para movilizar recursos que contribuyan a fortalecer y sostener al movimiento por los derechos humanos de l*s trabajador*s sexuales.

Desde su creación en 2012, el Fondo Paraguas Rojo ha apoyado el trabajo de 46 grupos liderad*s por trabajador*s sexuales en 41 países distintos. Estos grupos fueron seleccionados por el Comité Asesor del Programa (PAC) – que está dirigid* por trabajador*s sexuales – entre 1600 solicitudes (el total recibido en 2012 y 2013).

 


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Why Sex Work should be Decriminalised

Sex work (or prostitution as many know it) is a subject surrounded by fierce discussion, often about human trafficking. In much of the discourse, the line that separates the concept of sex work from human trafficking seems to have all but disappeared. Discrimination, indignity, violence and diseases – all issues sex workers in many countries... Read more »

Are we really listening?

The discussion on funding anti-trafficking initiatives organized by Global Fund for Women (GFW) and South Asia Women’s Fund (SAWF) at the recent San Francisco IHRFG meeting highlighted a few significant gaps that we as grant makers must pay attention to. The Global Alliance Against Traffic in Women (GAATW) presented from its latest research on what... Read more »

Deciding for all or all deciding? Exploring Participatory Grantmaking

 ‘Innovation and iteration’ was the key theme of the January the International Human Rights Funders Group (IHRFG) conference in San Francisco. In the opening plenary, speakers noted that the ‘innovation’ of community involvement and participation in grant decisions would be one of the topics included in sessions throughout the meeting. It was quickly added, though,... Read more »

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