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UN Women Is Criticized for Appearing to Take Sides on Decriminalizing ‘Sex Work’

PassBlue covers CATW-led letter, signed by 1300 people worldwide, questioning decisions made by UN Women in the Beijing+25/Generation Equality Forum processes.

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Opposing NYS Bill That Would Fully Decriminalize the Sex Trade

CATW executive director issues statement opposing New York State bill that calls for decriminalization of pimping, brothel owning, sex tourism and for sex buyers to purchase marginalized people in New York.

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Handmaids and Jezebels: New York Must Not Legalize Harm

In a Women's E-News column, CATW Executive Director Taina Bien-Aimé analyzes the consequences of two New York State bills on women and girls.

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Why New York Should Not Decriminalize Sex Trade

CATW Executive Director Taina Bien-Aimé discusses legislative frameworks addressing prostitution, our support of the Equality Model and the real effect of FOSTA-SESTA in this Inter Press Service opinion piece.

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Women’s and Girls’ Rights at Center of Global Conference in Madrid

Activists, survivor leaders, gathering in Madrid for CATW/CIMTM sponsored conference centering women and girls in ending sex trafficking and sexual exploitation, which will inform initiative of the 5.2 Global Partnership.

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CATW Celebrates 30th Anniversary on International Human Rights Day

In celebration of it's 30th anniversary, CATW honors Football Hall of Famer Curtis Martin, Jr., Aaron Marcu and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, and Rachel Foster and Alain Kodsi at gala event.

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When Doing Bad Becomes Doing Good

In a Truthdig opinion column, CATW Board Member Janice Raymond discusses the epidemic of sexual abuse and exploitation of women and girls at the hands of NGO and UN personnel.

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6 in 10 Ontarians Oppose Decriminalized Prostitution

6 in 10 Ontarians oppose decriminalizing pimps, brothels and sex buying. 3/4 consider prostitution harmful to women and girls.

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An Open Letter to Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau

Sex Trade Survivors, Women’s Rights Advocates, Anti-Trafficking Organizations Globally Urge Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to Uphold and Implement Canada’s Prostitution Law

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CATW Applauds the Passage of FOSTA-SESTA (H.R. 1865)

Passage of the Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act (H.R. 1865) allows victims to hold websites accountable for criminal conduct, giving them access to justice.

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Women’s Rights Advocates, Sex Trade Survivors Rally Against PornHub

Gloria Steinem, CATW, NOW-NY, Sex Trade Survivors spoke out about PornHub Pop-Up in NYC, urging mayor to halt the conglomerate's plans to open more shops in the city.

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Grooming the Next Generation of #MeToo Predators: Sleek Pornhub Storefront Pops Up in SoHo

CATW Executive Director Taina Bien-Aimé considers consequences of Pornhub pop up in the HuffPost.

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