“I knew that my profession had been invented by men; men force women to sell their bodies at a price, and that the lowest paid body is that of a wife. All women are prostitutes of one kind or another.” – Nawal el Saadawi’s “Woman at Point Zero”. Re/Post of Article by CiSi Eze Ballanaija … Continue reading Cisi Eze: Every Woman is a Prostitute
"Sex Workers Speak Out: Coast to Coast Perspectives About Canada's Harmful Laws" is part of International Sex Workers Rights Day, to be recognized March 3rd. The voices of workers in the sex trade will be showcased in a display at St. John's City Hall beginning today. Article re/post by Tara Bradbury firstname.lastname@example.org Published on February … Continue reading International Sex Workers Rights Day is March 3rd
Kate D’Adamo, former national policy advocate for Sex Workers Project, appears before the New Hampshire Human Trafficking Collaborative Task Force Advisory Committee reported the New Hampshire Union Leader.She will be introduced as the new program director for the effort.
There is no such thing as a child prostitute. The criminal justice system and legislature have failed to recognize the sexual exploitation that is right in front of us. Our justice system arrests, prosecutes, and punishes minors who are the victims of sexually violent predators.
“The biggest issue is [sex workers] not knowing where they can go and talk openly and honestly.” Margaret Huang, AI
How Texas’ crusade against sex trafficking has left victims behind: Re/Post of Article by: Morgan Smith Neena Satija Edgar Walters Texas Tribune: When Mia was 16, she walked out of a Houston children’s emergency shelter. She had to go, she told the staff. Her pimp was waiting. It was 2013, the day before Thanksgiving. She … Continue reading Revealing Texas Trafficking Rhetoric
Police should not be having sexual contact with prostitutes during investigations, nor should they be able to lie about being affiliated with law enforcement.
The Community United for Safety and Protection commends Alaska Representative Matt Claman for sponsoring House Bill 112, expanding Alaska’s current sexual assault statute to prohibit police officers from sexually penetrating or having sexual contact with those they are investigating. Currently, it is only illegal for police to sexually penetrate those who are in their custody.
LEAD reinforces the logic that people who are trading sex or using drugs need intervention from law enforcement. Do we? Lindsay Roth speaks to Tits & Sass about Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion. http://titsandsass.com/diversion-programs-are-for-cops/ Poster c (2016) ISWFACE
Pennsylvania is poor though full of potential.
What is the federal and state by state "age of consent"? Are all cultures and religions in America aware of state by state and federal differences in "age of consent"? If you are not aware and clear on the "age of consent" you may be guilty of federal penalty sex trafficking. I will be writing … Continue reading U.S. “Age of Consent”
PHILADELPHIA — A federal judge has scheduled deadlines for briefs to be filed in the Free Speech Coalition’s continuing lawsuit over the legality of federal performer record-keeping statutes for adult entertainment producers.Last month, U.S. District Judge Michael Baylson ruled that elements of 18 U.S.C. §§2257 and 2257A were facially unconstitutional under the Fourth Amendment, which … Continue reading PHILLY Federal Verdict on 18/2257 First Amendment Status
Re/Post from India First. Women groups say no to prostitution ban: Why viewing India's sex workers as victims needs a review. Article by Maya Palit: “I remember speaking to a woman who did sex work in Kolhapur. She was picked up, sent to Mumbai, and enrolled in a government rehabilitation scheme for nine months. They taught her … Continue reading In India: Sex Work and Sewing Exploit or Work
Police said Wednesday the missing woman, petite with a tattoo of a blue owl on her shoulder, was “possibly” related to the busted operations.“Officials have reason to be concerned for her well-being,”