Activism

I'm a sex workers' rights activist. I argue for dismantling the systems of oppression that render sex workers' lives dangerous — including sexism, racism, nationalism, homophobia, and transphobia.

Specifically, I'm an activist with The Red Van — an NGO and harm reduction initiative servicing street-based sex workers in Copenhagen.

Freelance copywriter and journalist — activism 2

 

The Red Van is a mobile harm reduction organisation for street-based sex workers in Copenhagen.
Our mission is to make working conditions less precarious by providing a safer space for street-based sex workers and sellers.
We believe in rights, not rescue.

Freelance journalist and copywriter — activism

 

We founded our organisation with an ambulance, but have since retired the vehicle and replaced it with a red van. Our efforts and values remain the same, however: we are here to make working conditions less precarious, and we take to the streets to do so.

The Red Van is the only mobile harm reduction organisation for street-based sex working in Copenhagen. We strive to emphasise the struggle for sex workers’ rights — not just the feminist narrative, but also the global, class, and anti-capitalist difficulties.



Polina Bachlakova
Writer, Editor and Activist
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