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  1. Associations between sex work laws and sex workers’ health: A systematic review and meta-analysis of quantitative and qualitative studies, Lucy Platt et al., PLOS Medicine (2018)

    The authors reviewed 18 years of research into sex work, policing, health, and incarceration to asses the relationship between criminalization and health outcomes. Some of the authors’ key findings indicate that 1) over-policing is associated with an incr ...

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  2. The global response and unmet actions for HIV and sex workers, Kate Shannon et al., Lancet (2018)

    This article is a follow up to the 2014 Lancet series on HIV and sex work in which the authors issued a call-to-action to address barriers to the health and safety of sex workers. This article lays out continuing barriers to progress, including the crimin ...

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  3. Improving correctional healthcare providers’ ability to care for transgender patients: Development and evaluation of a theory-driven cultural and clinical competence intervention, Jaclyn White Hughto et al, Social Science & Medicine (2017)

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  4. Unspoken: Sexuality, Romance, and Reproductive Freedom for Women Living with HIV in the United States, Positive Women’s Network – United States of America (PWN-USA) (November 2013)

    The Positive Women’s Network – United States of America (PWN-USA) aims to achieve federal policies grounded in the reality of women’s lived experiences by applying a gender equity and human rights lens to the HIV epidemic. While most existing literature a ...

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  5. Community-Based HIV Prevention Interventions that Combat Anti-Gay Stigma for Men Who Have Sex with Men and for Transgender Women, Sean Cahill, Robert Valadéz, and Sabina Ibarrola, Journal of Public Health Policy (2012)

    This article identifies the specific components of community-level and structural-level HIV prevention interventions targeting men who have sex with men that have proven effective in reducing homophobia and affirming the healthy formation of gay and trans ...

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  6. Protecting HIV-Positive Women’s Human Rights: Recommendations for the United States National HIV/AIDS Strategy, Aziza Ahmed et al., 17 Reproductive Health Matters 127 (2009)

    This article argues that the U.S. National HIV/AIDS Strategy must explicitly commit to a human rights framework when developing programs and policies that address the needs of women. This is particularly vital with regard to government-sanctioned stigma a ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/11/2016 12:08pm

  7. Research for Sex Work: Issue 10; Investigación para el Trabajo Sexual: Número 10 (2008)

    This issue, published in English and Spanish, focuses on the rights of sex workers. It addresses: (1) police raids and "rescue" services that are often counterproductive to securing sex workers' rights and ensuring no underage involvement i ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 4/12/2020 1:50pm

  8. In Their Own Words: The Current State of Women and HIV, Leslie Hanna, Bulletin of Experimental Treatment for AIDS (BETA), 2003

    This article reports the findings when seven health care professionals, advocates, and HIV-positive women respond to the question, "What do you consider to be the most important treatment or health issues facing women with HIV today?" Their resp ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/18/2018 5:04pm