Taking the Pledge

Taking the Pledge is a 13-minute film featuring sex workers from Bangladesh, Brazil, Cambodia, Mali, Thailand and more! They describe the problems created by the 'anti-prostitution pledge' required to receive USAID and PEPFAR funds.

In English, Khmer, Thai, French, Portuguese and Bengali, with English subtitles. Watch in full-screen mode to read the subtitles.

Produced by the Network of Sex Work Projects. Erin Siegal shot the interviews and edited the film.

Thumbnail photo © 2006 Niesha Studio


Videos made by sex workers from around the world!Sex workers give their perspectives on laws, and policies, show their work in health programmes and share their views and tell their stories. This site is maintained by APNSW for the Global Network of Sex Work Projects, NSWP