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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. Global epidemiology of HIV among female sex workers: influence of structural determinants, Kate Shannon et al, Lancet (2014)

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  4. Criminal Laws on Sex Work and HIV Transmission: Mapping the Laws, Considering the Consequences, S. Baskin, A. Ahmed, A. Forbes, Denver Law Review (2016)

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  5. The Evidence Is In: Decriminalizing Sex Work Is Critical to Public Health, Anna Forbes and Sarah Elspeth Patterson, RHRealityCheck (2014)

    The past several years have seen the growth of a global movement for the decriminalization of sex work as a critical element in efforts to stem the spread of HIV. A plethora of studies from around the world, by public health organizations, legal advocates ...

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  6. 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 ...

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  7. Condoms as Evidence of Prostitution in the United States and the Criminalization of Sex Work; Margaret Wurth, Rebecca Schleifer, Megan McLemore, Katherine Todrys, and Joseph Amon; Journal of the International AIDS Society (May 2013)

    This article advocates for the decriminalization of sex work and examines the effects of the practice by police of using condom possession as evidence of prostitution-related offenses. The authors found that this police practice can diminish condom use am ...

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  8. Charges for Criminal Exposure to HIV and Aggravated Prostitution Filed in the Nashville, Tennessee Prosecutorial Region 2000-2010, Carol L. Galletly and Zita Lazzarini, AIDS and Behavior (2013)

    This journal article reviews data on arrests for HIV-specific crimes in the Nashville, Tennessee prosecutorial region from 2000 to 2010. These crimes include class C felonies of criminal exposure of another to HIV or hepatitis B or C, and aggravated prost ...

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  9. Pathways to HIV Risk and Vulnerability Among Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered Methamphetamine Users: a Multi-Cohort Gender-Based Analysis, Brandon D.L. Marshall et al., BMC Public Health (2011)

    Using data from three ongoing cohort studies of drug users in Vancouver, Canada, this article relies on a "risk environment" framework—the theory that external factors intersect to produce and reproduce HIV risk and other drug-related harms—to e ...

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  10. Sex Work, Criminalization, and HIV: Lessons from Advocacy History, Anna Forbes, BETA (2010)

    Sex workers are frequently omitted from discussions about the links between criminalization, marginalization, and increased HIV transmission. At the IAS 2010 conference in Vienna, substantial attention was focused on the negative impacts that criminalizat ...

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