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Add comment on:Sex Worker Solidarity Activists Protest at H.E.A.T Conference, Oakland, 6/13/12: video
Similar to how the law enforcement-centric policies in the "war on drugs" contribute to more social harms than good, the burgeoning anti-sex worker industry further criminalizes and marginalizes those already struggling to survive while largely ignoring the root causes of sexual exploitation. In what might have been the first action organized against an anti-trafficking conference in the U.S., Oakland Occupy Patriarchy initiated a protest on June 13th targeting the 2012 National Human Exploitation And Trafficking conference on its opening day in Oakland. (video below)
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