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Year: 2017
Title: Consequences of Policing Prostitution An Analysis of Individuals Arrested and Prosecuted for Commercial Sex in New York City
Authors: Just Policy Center

Despite public interest in trafficking, and the conflation of all sex work with trafficking, sex workers and trafficking victims remain criminalized throughout the United States. This study looks at who is being arrested in New York City; and the effect of policing, arrest and criminal records on the lives of individuals who qualify as victims of trafficking.