HRC 56: Sex Worker delegation at the Council

Published on June 24, 2024

The 56th session of the Human Rights Council (HRC) represents a critical juncture in the struggle for decriminalisation of sex work and the recognition of sex workers’ rights. Amidst harmful developments in violence against women discourse, which positions sex work as violence, there is an urgent need for coordinated and sex worker-led advocacy to counter regression and conservative actors that have gained visibility and traction within the multilateral system.

In collaboration with the Global Network of Sex Work Project, SRI supported a delegation of sex workers from different countries to participate in the 56th session of the Human Rights Council. This delegation also benefited from the support of the Count me In! Consortium and the Our Voices, Our Future Consortium.


At the HRC 56 session the delegation made the following statements: