Category: Sex Worker Rights

Dear Women of Hollywood: A Response to Protests Against Amnesty International

Amnesty International recently released a policy proposal calling for the decriminalization of the exchange of sex between consenting adults. In the proposal, Amnesty states its position “is based on the human rights principle that consensual sexual conduct between adults—which excludes acts that involve coercion, deception, threats, or violence—is entitled […]

What is Sex Work?

By Katya Schoenberg, WWAV Summer Volunteer This summer, Amnesty International made mainstream headlines with the announcement of its upcoming vote on whether or not to advocate for global decriminalization of sex work. The announcement came with some backlash, most notably from celebrities such as Lena Dunham who signed a misguided […]