Documents [sex work]

Sex Workers Project
07/05/2016
PDF - 203K
A letter from the Sex Workers Project to Phumzile Mlambo Ngucka, Executive Director of UN Women.
Sex Workers Project
06/06/2016
PDF - 115K
Testimony of Sienna Baskin to the Fast Track Cities event, convened by UNAIDS and the Mayors of Paris and New York
Sex Workers Project
12/03/2014
PDF - 133K
Testimony of Robin Richardson, Esq. to New York City Council Committee on Civil Rights, about prohibition of discrimination based on arrest record or criminal convictions.
Sex Workers Project
11/10/2014
PDF - 389K
A letter from the Sex Workers Project to Police Chief James Tolbert of the City of Flint, MI, about the department's policy of posting the names and photographs of people arrested for prostitution to the department's Facebook wall.
Sex Workers Project
05/28/2014
PDF - 368K
A letter from the Sex Workers Project to Senator Gayle Goldin concerning proposed amendments to Rhode Island's Human Trafficking Law.
Sex Workers Project
09/19/2013
PDF - 99K
Recommendations from SWP and IMUMI to the Committee on the Elimination of Violence Against Women (CEDAW) on rural women in Mexico and social conditions that create vulnerabilities to human trafficking.
Sex Workers Project
06/21/2013
PDF - 106K
Sex Workers Project
06/18/2013
PDF - 127K
Testimony of the SWP to the New York City Council Committee on Immigration concerning condom possession and evidence.
Sex Workers Project
05/28/2013
PDF - 54K
Text of the press release issued by the West Florida Center for Trafficking Advocacy concerning the passage of HB1325 and HB1327, which provide trafficking victims with the opportunity to petition courts to vacate convictions for offenses committed under coercion.
Sex Workers Project
01/25/2013
PDF - 456K
Suggestions for improvements to the Uniform Act on Prevention of and Remedies for Human Trafficking.
Sex Workers Project
01/25/2013
PDF - 423K
Comprehensive analysis from the SWP on the Discussion Draft of “Prevention of and Remedies For Human Trafficking”
Sex Workers Project
01/25/2013
PDF - 108K
Testimony of the SWP to the New York City Council Committee on Immigration concerning Intro 982 and 989 in relation to limitations on secure communities.
Sex Workers Project
08/09/2012
PDF - 245K
A downloadable guide to your rights, with advice on dealing with the police.
Sex Workers Project
05/30/2012
PDF - 286K
A letter to the National Association of Attorney Generals in response to their 'Pillars of Hope' anti-trafficking campaign.
Sex Workers Project
04/22/2012
PDF - 112K
Executive summary of the legal memorandum on vacating criminal convictions for trafficked persons.
Sex Workers Project
04/22/2012
PDF - 293K
A legal memorandum on vacating criminal convictions for trafficked persons.
Sex Workers Project
04/17/2012
PDF - 9.57MB
A joint report with the PROS Network on the impact of using condoms as evidence of prostitution in New York City.
Sex Workers Project
12/14/2011
PDF - 101K
Testimony of the SWP to the New York City Council Committee on Transportation concerning Intro 725 in relation to the unlawful use of vehicles for the purpose of promoting prostitution.
Public Health Organizations
08/08/2011
PDF - 459K
Submission by the Sex Workers Project to the UN Global Commission on HIV and the Law.
Sex Workers Project, Action Canada and others
03/01/2011
PDF - 37K
Joint written statement submitted to the UN Human Rights Council, calling for an end to violence against sex workers in the United States of America.
Sex Workers Project
02/23/2011
PDF - 372K
Expert letter to the UN Universal Periodic Review concerning sex workers' rights.
Sex Workers project
02/15/2011
PDF - 188K
SWP statement to the Maryland senate hearing on a proposed law to vacate prostitution convictions for trafficked persons.
Sex Workers Project
06/16/2009
PDF - 288K
Text of the press release issued by the Sex Workers project about the passage of a bill vacating prostitution convictions of coerced sex workers
Sex Workers Project
01/29/2009
PDF - 316K
Testimony given by SWP's Andrea Ritchie before the Committee on Public Safety of the City Council of New York concerning the Civilian Complain Review Board.
Sex Workers Project
01/09/2009
PDF - 1.36MB
An analysis of the use of law enforcement raids to fight trafficking in persons.
Open Society Institute
07/24/2008
PDF - 1.12MB
Sex Workers Project
06/11/2008
PDF - 232K
Testimony to NYC Council on a resolution regarding House and Senate versions of TVPRA.
Sex Workers Project
08/03/2007
PDF - 324K
A report to the committee on the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women.
Sex Workers Project
05/14/2007
PDF - 196K
Sex Workers Project
03/30/2007
PDF - 264K
Sex Workers Project
03/30/2007
PDF - 320K
Sex Workers Project
03/30/2007
PDF - 388K
Sex Workers Project
03/30/2007
PDF - 264K
Sex Workers Project
03/30/2007
PDF - 320K
Sex Workers Project
03/30/2007
PDF - 388K
Sex Workers Project and Network of Sex Work Projects
02/22/2007
PDF - 56K
Statement highlighting SWP/NSWP
Sex Workers Project
09/01/2006
PDF - 271K
SWP comments to the Special Rapporteur on the notion of demand, conflation of sex work and trafficking and findings from Behind Closed Doors that highlight the experiences of migrant sex workers.
Juhu Thukral
06/01/2006
PDF - 1024K
This article, published in Research for Sex Work 9, is based on data from "Behind Closed Doors."
Sex Workers Project
05/01/2006
PDF - 227K
This report features information from "Revolving Door" and "Behind Closed Doors" regarding violence against sex workers and police response.
Sex Workers Project
03/21/2006
PDF - 32K
A fact sheet documenting aggressive policing of street-based sex workers in Manhattan and recommending alternatives.
Sex Workers Project
03/20/2006
PDF - 36K
A fact sheet on issues that sex workers should consider in paying their taxes.
Juhu Thukral and Alexandra Murphy
07/06/2005
PDF - 1.59MB
This article, published in Research for Sex Work 8, is based on data from "Behind Closed Doors".
Sex Workers Project
06/01/2005
PDF - 403K
A memo on international human rights law as it applies to the rights of sex workers.
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States
04/01/2005
PDF - 392K
This report includes articles by SWP staff on funding restrictions that affect sex workers, and on indoor sex workers.
Sex Workers Project
03/30/2005
PDF - 4.50MB
An analysis of indoor sex work in New York City.
Sex Workers Project
03/16/2005
PDF - 208K
A fact sheet about the implications of the Federal Travel Act (1961) for sex workers.
Sex Workers Project
03/01/2005
PDF - 76K
A joint statement on the concept of 'demand' for trafficking by the Sex Workers Project, Network of Sex Work Projects and Prostitutes of New York.
Melissa Ditmore and Catherine Poulcallec-Gordon
12/01/2003
PDF - 56K
This article, published in Research for Sex Work 6, is based on data from "Revolving Door".
Sex Workers Project
06/23/2003
PDF - 1.30MB
An analysis of street-based prostitution in New York City.