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U.S. National Institue of Justice -- Researchers are helping to find solutions to prostitution and its violent, sometimes deadly, repercussions and associated problems such as neighborhood blight, drug abuse and spread of infectious disease.
Seeks to improve working conditions, increase safety and services for workers, and to eliminate discrimination on behalf of individuals working within the sex industry. Includes Prostitutes' Education Network.
Conducts research on prostitution, pornography and trafficking, and offers education and consultation to researchers, survivors, the public and policymakers. Their goal is to abolish the institution of prostitution while at the same time advocating for alternatives to trafficking and prostitution - including emotional and physical healthcare for women in prostitution.
Avert -- For years, ‘prostitution’ has been a major theme in discussions about the global AIDS and HIV epidemic. The media often run stories about HIV that focus on sex workers, individuals who sell sex, and both governments and HIV related organizations frequently talk about prostitutes and prostitution in the context of AIDS.
Grassroots non-profit that was started by survivors and their allies to stop the violence of prostitution. OPS works in three PROGRAM areas: survivor services, community education, and men’s accountability.
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