Symposium: Uncovered: The Policing of Sex Work

Alsgaard, Hannah
May 2011
Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law & Justice;2011, Vol. 26, p198
Academic Journal
The article highlights the symposium entitled "Uncovered: The Policing of Sex Work" in April 2010. The event was attended by several academics, practitioners and sex workers to discuss the influence of race, class and gender in how sex workers are treated by the police. Participants also debated whether sex work should be decriminalized or legalized. Panelist and legal practitioner Robert Uy argued that people and media should address human trafficking as a whole and not just focus on sex trafficking alone.


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