SWWAC operates on Treaty 1 Territory and in the birthplace of the Métis Nation.
Welcome! This site is a hub for sex workers in Winnipeg to connect with activism, community, and resources. It first launched in December 2014 and is run by and for sex workers, with help from allies.
December 2020-February 2021: We received a grant from theCanadian Women’s Foundation,which we turned into a second COVID-19 Relief Fund. With this money, we were able to provide funds directly to more than 200 folx working the sex industry in Winnipeg. Thanks for including SWWAC in your relief grants, CWF!
May 2020: We gave out the $9600 we raised via our SWWAC COVID-19 Relief Fund Gofundme campaign. With this money, we were able to provide money directly to 96 people working in the sex trade in Winnipeg. Thanks so much to everyone who donated!
April 2020: SWWAC COVID-19 Relief Fund created on Gofundme, where we raised $9600. We are so grateful for all of this community support in these very rough times.
May 2019: SWWAC wins a Community Impact Award for the poster some of our members prepared for the 3rd Annual Communities and Collaboration Symposium at the University of Manitoba’s Rady Faculty of Health Sciences.
August 2017: SWWAC’s Winnipeg Bad Date List Consultation is now complete. Thanks, again, to everyone who participated in the survey and focus groups. Thank you to everyone who has agreed to help us with the next steps, too. Please read the report and stay tuned for future developments!
January 20, 2017: Thank you to everyone who participated in our online survey and focus groups about developing a new ‘bad date’ system in Winnipeg. The report is almost finished! We’ll share it on the Reporting Bad Dates page as soon as it’s available.