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COVID-19:Resources for Sex Workers

This page intends to provide a guide to the potential resources accessible for sex-workers during the crisis of the COVID-19. It includes potential financial support, good-practice resources and right-based tools.







Emergency Funds

A list of Emergency Funds can be found on our Website

Mutual Aid Groups

A list and a map of Mutual Aids Funds can be find on RUF Website

Emergency Funds per Geographic Region

LGBTQAI+ resources

Artist Resources

  • York University is providing funds for HRDs teaming up with artists for small projects on the Covid-19 emergency and its implications for human rights defenders, activism and shrinking civic and political spaces. I’d love to see sex work rights defenders receive some of these funds.


Community guides for safe sex-work under COVID​

ASWA’s tips sheets

Help Guide Sex Work & Corona (Dutch)

SWARM support doc


Butterfly Guide to good practices for sex workers

Prepster tips & tricks

New Zealand Sex Workers Collective guidelines to return to work

Guideline in Romanian

Guideline in French from the Swiss Federation

Guides for drug users

Resources for people using drugs

Drug Reporter

INPUD resources for people who use drugs

General Guides

Rights in America Safe Sex Work & COVID Guide for Civil Society General Resources


Realted Reads