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Unformatted text preview: ultimately, it does nothing to establish human rights for sex workers. The voluntary v. forced prostitution debates reinforces the idea of women as victims, as helpless beings needing of rescue. It also punishes women for allegedly being too sexual for choosing to go into prostitution. The dichotomy does nothing to change government regulation of prostitution and does not fight for sex worker’s rights. The movement strongly supports the liberation of the “innocent” prostitutes but shies away from the advancing of rights for prostitutes. Government and organizations need to cooperate with sex workers who are fighting for human rights. There needs to be dialogue between the groups before there can be fair and just treatment. 2...
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This note was uploaded on 03/01/2009 for the course WM ST 20 taught by Professor Boris during the Fall '08 term at UCSB.
- Fall '08