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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 ...

    admin - 11/24/2019 12:35pm

  3. Ending AIDS: Progress Towards the 90-90-90 Targets, Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (2017)

    This update from the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) highlights progress made to achieve the 90-90-90 targets that have become the central pillar of the global quest to end the AIDS epidemic. The 90-90-90 targets refer to the goals of ...

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  4. Consensus Statement on HIV "Treatment as Prevention" in Criminal Law Reform (2017)

    The Consensus Statement on HIV "Treatment as Prevention" in Criminal Law Reform was collaboratively created to serve as an important new resource in efforts to modernize HIV criminal laws, particularly for state advocates. ...

    admin - 3/10/2020 4:03pm

  5. Building the foundations for sustainable development: a case for global investment in the capabilities of adolescents, Peter Sheehan et al., The Lancet (2017)

    This study presents findings from models estimating the benefit to cost ratio (BCR)—the average value of an intervention relative to its cost—of various interventions affecting adolescents in a number of low, lower-middle, and upper-middle income countrie ...

    admin - 6/10/2020 4:28pm

  6. In Harm’s Way: State Response to Sex Workers, Drug Users, and HIV in New Orleans, Human Rights Watch, 2013

    This report, released in December 2013, is based on research conducted between February and September of that year in New Orleans, Louisiana, a city with the second highest rate of HIV infection in the United States and the fourth highest rate of AIDS amon ...

    admin - 3/10/2020 6:06pm

  7. HIV and Sex Workers, The Lancet (2014)

    At the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia, in July, 2014 advocates issued a call for the decriminalization of sex work as a means of reduce the spread of HIV. In conjunction with that call, The Lancet, a weekly peer-reviewed general ...

    admin - 3/10/2020 6:25pm

  8. Testimony on New York City Council Proposed Resolution No. 264-2014, calling on the New York State Legislature to pass A.2736/S.1379, Prohibiting Condom Possession as Evidence of Criminal Offenses, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (2014)

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  9. Sex Workers at Risk: Condoms as Evidence of Prostitution in Four US Cities, Human Rights Watch (2012)

    This Human Rights Watch report focuses on the police practice of using the possession of condoms as evidence to support sex work-related charges in New York City, Washington, DC, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. The report states that many sex workers in t ...

    admin - 6/6/2014 1:26pm

  10. Letter to New York City Mayor Urging End to Condom Confiscation (2014)

    This advocacy letter, submitted by a coalition of community and advocacy organizations to New York City Mayor de Blasio, urges the mayor to issue an executive order prohibiting the practice by police and prosecutors of citing condom possession as evidence ...

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