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Research Summary: The Cook County Sheriff’s Human Trafficking Response Team: A Law Enforcement Model

By |2017-05-10T03:21:18+00:00May 3rd, 2017|Categories: Blogs, Educational, Print Outs, Research Summary|

Full Article | Research Summary (.pdf) Year: 2012 Title: The Cook County Sheriff’s Human Trafficking Response Team: A Law Enforcement Model Authors: Jody Rafael and Lindsey LaPointe For the last 10 years, law enforcement jurisdictions around the country have increasingly embraced “End Demand” rhetoric, claiming to be taking a new approach to sex work policing. This [...]

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Fact Sheet: Minority Stress and Sex Work – Understanding stress and internalized stigma

By |2017-05-01T03:57:02+00:00February 8th, 2017|Categories: Blogs, Educational, Fact Sheets, Information, Print Outs|Tags: , , , |

Download this resource:  Fact Sheet | Minority Stress & Sex Work (pdf) Year: 2017 Title: Minority Stress and Sex Work - Understanding stress and internalized stigma Authors: SWOP-USA (Katie Bloomquist) This fact sheet discusses the concept of minority stress--chronically high levels of stress faced by members of stigmatized minority groups--as it relates to sex workers. It [...]

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Fact Sheet: Ethical Considerations for Conducting Sex Worker Research

By |2017-05-01T03:55:14+00:00February 8th, 2017|Categories: Blogs, Educational, Fact Sheets, Print Outs, Research|Tags: , , |

Download this resource:  Fact Sheet | ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR  CONDUCTING SEX WORK RESEARCH (pdf) Year: 2017 Title: Ethical Considerations for Conducting Sex Worker Research Authors: SWOP-USA (Katie Bloomquist) As sex work research becomes more common to study in the social science fields, it is important for SWOP-USA to maintain a clear stance on ethical standards and guidelines, [...]

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What’s With the Red Umbrella? A Brief History, and a Call for Red Umbrella Stories!

By |2017-02-01T05:16:20+00:00February 1st, 2017|Categories: Blogs, Educational|

by Katherine Koster Recently, our networks were discussing the Women's March and who would be taking part and whether or not to take part. A SWOP Chapter leader asked "Are red umbrella's welcomed? If red umbrellas are not welcomed, I am not going." A while earlier, a board member who runs a harm reduction organization shared [...]

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