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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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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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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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SWP statement to the Maryland senate hearing on a proposed law to vacate prostitution convictions for trafficked persons.
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A sign-on letter in support of clemency for Sara Kruzan, a survivor of trafficking serving a life-sentence.
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A memorandum from the New York Anti-Trafficking Network in support of New York State Assembly Bill S4429 on vacating prostitution convictions of trafficked persons.
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A memorandum from the Polaris Project in support of New York State Assembly Bill S4429 on vacating prostitution convictions of trafficked persons.
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A memorandum from the Sex Workers Project in support of New York State Assembly Bill S4429 on vacating prostitution convictions of trafficked persons.
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A memorandum from SWANK/SWOP-NYC in support of New York State Assembly Bill S4429 on vacating prostitution convictions of trafficked persons.
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A memorandum from the New York City Bar Association on bill S4429 on vacating prostitution convictions of trafficked persons.
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Talking points and instructions for contacting your representative about New York State Assembly Bill A07670/S4429
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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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An analysis of the use of law enforcement raids to fight trafficking in persons.
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Fact sheet on the reauthorization of the TVPRA.
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Letter advocating Senate Bill 3061 on the reauthorization of the TVPRA.
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Fact sheet describing the New York State anti-trafficking law, which became effective November 1, 2007.
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Testimony to NYS OTDA/DCJS Hearing, December 11, 2007.
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Priorities and suggestions for proposed NY state anti-trafficking legislation submitted by NY Anti-Trafficking Network.
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Statement highlighting SWP/NSWP
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'Thank You' letter to Ormond for her well-informed discussion and documentary film on trafficking at an anti-trafficking event at NYU hosted by Vital Voices and the NYU Center for Global Affairs.
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Response detailing the distinctions between sex work and trafficking and the connection between violence against sex workers and their criminalization.
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Submitted by a group of NGO's who work on issues related to trafficking in persons highlighting the necessity of human rights perspectives and evidence-based research in reporting on trafficking
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New York City Council Hearing, September 28, 2006.
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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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(NYS Senate Hearing, February 2, 2006)
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(NYS Senate Hearing, October 25, 2005)
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A tool for state legislators and advocates who are interested in developing state anti-trafficking laws that ensure the protection of the rights of trafficked persons.
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Dissection of the 2005 Bill with comments and criticism from a group of NGO's who work on issues related to trafficking in persons.
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Submitted by a group of NGO
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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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A manual to provide guidance to lawyers on issues that arise in the context of representing trafficking victims.
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Este diagrama muestra las relaciones entre los varios participantes en el caso de una persona que ha sido traficada.
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This graphic may be useful in explaining the relationships between the various parties in a trafficked person's case.
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Information about funding restrictions on organizations working on trafficking imposed by the TVPRA.
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Presented at "Women Working to Make a Difference", IWPR's Seventh International Women's Policy Research Conference, June 2003