Documents [sex work]
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A letter from the Sex Workers Project to Phumzile Mlambo Ngucka, Executive Director of UN Women.
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Testimony of Sienna Baskin to the Fast Track Cities event, convened by UNAIDS and the Mayors of Paris and New York
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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.
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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.
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A letter from the Sex Workers Project to Senator Gayle Goldin concerning proposed amendments to Rhode Island's Human Trafficking Law.
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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.
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Testimony of the SWP to the New York City Council Committee on Immigration concerning condom possession and evidence.
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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.
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Suggestions for improvements to the Uniform Act on Prevention of and Remedies for Human Trafficking.
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Comprehensive analysis from the SWP on the Discussion Draft of “Prevention of and Remedies For Human Trafficking”
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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.
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A downloadable guide to your rights, with advice on dealing with the police.
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A letter to the National Association of Attorney Generals in response to their 'Pillars of Hope' anti-trafficking campaign.
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Executive summary of the legal memorandum on vacating criminal convictions for trafficked persons.
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A legal memorandum on vacating criminal convictions for trafficked persons.
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A joint report with the PROS Network on the impact of using condoms as evidence of prostitution in New York City.
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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.
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Submission by the Sex Workers Project to the UN Global Commission on HIV and the Law.
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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.
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Expert letter to the UN Universal Periodic Review concerning sex workers' rights.
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SWP statement to the Maryland senate hearing on a proposed law to vacate prostitution convictions for trafficked persons.
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Text of the press release issued by the Sex Workers project about the passage of a bill vacating prostitution convictions of coerced sex workers
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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.
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An analysis of the use of law enforcement raids to fight trafficking in persons.
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Testimony to NYC Council on a resolution regarding House and Senate versions of TVPRA.
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A report to the committee on the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women.
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Statement highlighting SWP/NSWP
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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.
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This article, published in Research for Sex Work 9, is based on data from "Behind Closed Doors."
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This report features information from "Revolving Door" and "Behind Closed Doors" regarding violence against sex workers and police response.
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A fact sheet documenting aggressive policing of street-based sex workers in Manhattan and recommending alternatives.
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A fact sheet on issues that sex workers should consider in paying their taxes.
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This article, published in Research for Sex Work 8, is based on data from "Behind Closed Doors".
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A memo on international human rights law as it applies to the rights of sex workers.
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This report includes articles by SWP staff on funding restrictions that affect sex workers, and on indoor sex workers.
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An analysis of indoor sex work in New York City.
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A fact sheet about the implications of the Federal Travel Act (1961) for sex workers.
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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.
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An analysis of street-based prostitution in New York City.