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10 April 2007
Volunteer fights trafficking in women by Fadi Eyadat
Haifa, Israel: 21-year-old Naama Yehezkel is an activist for Isha L'Isha - the Haifa Feminist Center, which aids local and foreign women working in the sex industry. Yehezkel is performing her national service as a volunteer for the organization, after refusing to enlist in the Israel Defense Forces.  Read article
From:, Israel
More about: Israel  Gender
23 November 2006
Volunteers run China's first lesbian helpline 
Shanghai, China: China's first helpline specifically for lesbians will begin taking calls this weekend, organizers said Wednesday, in a sign of growing awareness of issues facing gay women in China's commercial center.  Read article
From: International Herald Tribune, France
More about: China
22 March 2006
Chinese gay volunteers promote safe sex by Li Jing
Guest speaker Chung To from Chi Heng Foundation in Hong Kong Special Administrative Region teaches a homosexuality class in Fudan University.
Beijing, China: A group of Chinese volunteers are touring gay bars and universities in the capital Beijing to teach safe sex and how to prevent HIV/AIDS.  Read article
From: China Daily, China
More about: China  MDG 6
23 June 2005
Gay volunteer community gets gov't support 
The National Ministry of Health was encouraging homosexual volunteers to teach other homosexuals about AIDS, the Guangzhou Daily reported Wednesday, 23 June. "The government's support is very important for us," said an unnamed Guangzhou volunteer. The 40-year-old gay man said a lack of a formal organization was the biggest problem for volunteers.  Read article
From: Xinhua News
More about: China  Advocacy
08 December 2004
Young gay, lesbian volunteer group wins award 
Edinburgh: A volunteer group of young Scots have won a Philip Lawrence Award for Community Safety, in the national scheme funded by the Home Office for citizenship and outstanding achievement in the local community.  Read article


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Swiss group recruiting volunteers to meet needs of disabled 
The Basel-based Welfare Group for Disability and Sexuality already arranges erotic massages for people with disabilities. But it is now providing full sexual intercourse and is also signing up gay volunteers to have sex with homosexual disabled people. The group's leader Aiha Zemp said it was a subject that "needed to be tackled." She said: "It's a big taboo that needs to be broken. Having sex is a basic human need like eating and drinking and we have to fight for this right for the disabled."  Visit site