'Prostitution Pledge' Injunction Appeal Dropped By DOJ

08/22/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

During a press briefing at the International AIDS Conference in Toronto in 2006, a young Bangladeshi woman invited by the organization for which I was then working told the story of losing access to the health clinic/drop-in centers she and other street-based sex workers frequently visited to get information and health services, learn new skills, escape violence and bring their children to use a toilet or to get a short respite from the streets.

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