In which country and province are you operating?
What is your gender?
Sex work in our society is:
Sex workers are created by God
Condemning sex work is not the same as condemning sex workers
Sex work is acknowledged as a form of work in Religious texts.
Sex workers are not considered evil or irredeemable in Religious texts.
Sex workers are as capable of doing good as anyone else.
You cannot be both pious and a sex worker.
Faith communities should not include sex workers.
As a Religious Leader, I have a duty to advocate for human dignity, regardless of race, sex, nationality, ethnicity,language, religion, occupation, or any other status.
Human rights are rights that every person has by virtue of being a human being.
Human rights reinforce human dignity.
Sex workers cannot be abused because they are sex workers.
Sex work is work.
Sex work is a form of sexual exploitation.
Sex work is a voluntarily chosen form of labour where workers are not coerced or forced.
Sexual relationships based on the exchange of gifts or basic needs for sexual intercourse are sex work.
Only women are involved in sex work, transactional sex and sexual exploitation.
Women or men who are forced to engage in paid sexual acts by another person are not sex workers.
Sex workers are more vulnerable to HIV than other people who are not sex workers because they have multiple sex partners.
Sex workers are more vulnerable to HIV than other people who are not sex workers because they are more likely to experience sexual violence.
The exchange of gifts or basic needs for sexual intercourse is the same as sexual exploitation.
The desire for luxurious living is a major reason for sex work.
The lack of formal employment opportunities is a major reason for sex work.
A lack of engagement with faith is a major reason for sex work.
Having dependents, especially, children and younger siblings is a major reason for sex work.
A lack of professional skills is a major reason for sex work.
Children may engage in sex work due to being orphaned or neglected.
A lack of social security structures to help vulnerable persons is a major reason for sex work.
People engage in sex work because they enjoy it.
Sex work allows for flexible working hours with the opportunity to work less and be paid more than other jobs.
Sex work is an acceptable way to earn money.
I understand the reasons why sex workers do sex work.
Sex work is illegal or mostly illegal in our society.
Criminalizing or partially criminalizing sex work has reduced or ended sex work in my community.
Criminalizing sex work has increased the vulnerability of sex workers to violence and stigma in my community.
Do you have any other comments, questions, or concerns?