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Human Trafficking and the Decriminalization of Sex Work – Myths, Misconceptions, and What the Data Actually Tells Us
June 17, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
This free webinar will provide an overview of different legal approaches to the sex trades which have been implemented by communities and countries around the world. The webinar will examine recently compiled data from the health sector, law enforcement, and other sources documenting the impact of these approaches. Panelists will discuss myths and misconceptions about the impact of decriminalization on human trafficking and offer recommendations for policy approaches that both protect sex worker’s rights and prevent exploitation.
• Kate D’Adamo – Sex Worker Rights Advocate and Consultant, Reframe Health and Justice
• *Other TBD
• Jessica Emerson – Director, Human Trafficking Prevention Project, University of Baltimore School of Law
• Heather Heiman – Project Manager, Human Trafficking Prevention Project, Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service