Agata Dziuban

Agata Dziuban, PhD, is an Assistant Professor at the Institute of Sociology at Jagiellonian University, Poland. Her research focuses on sex workers’ self-organisation, including sex worker-led HIV-related activism, in the European region and the situation of migrants working in the sex industry in Poland. Between 2014 and 2015 she has been working as a Policy Officer for International Committee on the Rights of Sex Workers in Europe (ICRSE) where she has coordinated capacity building programme on Sex Work, HIV and Human Rights and has been actively involved in facilitating participatory trainings on sex workers’ health rights in the region. She has also conducted numerous consultations with sex worker communities focused on issues such as barriers in access to HIV-related services, community-led HIV programming, or newly emerging HIV prevention strategies. She serves as an expert for the UNAIDS and the World Health Organization in these various fields of policy and research. She also works as an outreach worker with sex worker community in Warsaw, Poland.