United States Organising

Desiree Alliance, Best Practices Policy Project

This article discusses sex worker organising in the United States. It's full title is 'United States Organising: It Is Not Okay to De-Legitimise Sex Work Under Guise of Trafficking and End Demand'. It was written by Cris Sardina of the Desiree Alliance, Penelope Saunders of the Best Practices Policy Project (BPPP) and others from local communities in the US. The article was published as part of Research for Sex Work 14: Sex Work is Work. Contents include:

  • Conflation of sex work and trafficking in the US
  • The War on Trafficking
  • Exclusion of sex worker-led organisations
  • National assessment of the human rights impacts of anti-prostitution policies
  • Upholding the rights of sex workers

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