Information regarding events coming up such as book and research launches, conferences and parties! See below how to buy tickets or sign-up.
Lots of ways to show your support for SWAI
And have fun doing it!
Three ways to support SWAI while we are still in lockdown.
Pandora’s Box: SWAI Fundraiser Edition - a night of dance and entertainment on the 17th of April
Life Drawing for SWAI - join us on Sundays for Stripper Life Drawing, next on is 7th March
Aoife's 5K a Day for SWAI - Aoife will be walking, running or cycling 5km a day to fundraise for SWAI
Stripper life drawing fundraiser for SWAI this Sunday
Do you know that Life Drawing for SWAI hosts regular life drawing over Zoom in aid of the Sex Workers Alliance Ireland? On regular Sundays, they host a fantastic life drawing session online from 7-8:30pm. Donate a minimum of €5 for entry and email your receipt to firstname.lastname@example.org and they will send you on the link. Keep an eye on LifeDrawingForSWAI on Instagram to find out when these incredible events are held. The next session is this Sunday at 7pm. We hope to see you there.
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Student Sex Work Policy and Toolkit Launch
15th Dec 2-3pm
Join this Culture Shift webinar with University of Leicester to launch their new Student Sex Worker Policy and Toolkit
About this Event
We're absolutely delighted to host this event launching University of Leicester's Student Sex Worker Policy and Toolkit.
The Student Support Services and EDI teams at University of Leicester have been working together on this over the past year, and at this event will be sharing what they've learnt so far from this sector-leading work.
The work has been guided by Professor Teela Sanders who has been facilitating a national co-ordination group since early 2020, with over 40 stakeholders of researchers, practitioners and sex work organisations. There are now several regional groups raising the profile within Universities, and the activities at the University of Leicester are being used as best practice and innovative change.
The policy and toolkit at Leicester will be used to showcase how these sensitive issues can be tackled with student wellbeing and inclusivity at the heart of policy and practice development.
The event will include a short presentation where you'll hear from the University's team as well as a student sex worker and other experts, and then a Q&A session which is open to the audience.
Professor Henrietta O’Connor, Pro-Vice Chancellor for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and Head of College of Social Science, Arts and Humanities
Harriet Smailes – Wellbeing Case Manager, University of Leicester
Jessica Rose - Support for Student Sex Workers
Professor Teela Sanders, University of Leicester
Susanna Dermondy, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Team, University of Leicester
What students are experiencing
SU and Standing Together journey and process
EDI structures and governance
Fitness to Practice courses
Support and resources