December 17th 2023 is the 20th Memorial Year of International Day to End Violence Against Sx Workers.
Globally sx workers have a 45- 75% chance of experiencing sexual violence on the job. Individual studies of sex work in the US confirm high rates of violence, often from law enforcement.
2022 US memorial. The updated list is on this link, along with the event flyer. Folks can use the QR code to join us this Saturday, Dec 17th from 7 to 10 pm EST.https://docs.google.com/document/d/1LOm3Lut-IRSGhEaxcm4XqtRAyyAsY8FIMgLhvEA6CKI/edit
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• Sex workers are particularly vulnerable to sexual violence at work. Sex workers of color, migrant sex workers, transgender sex workers experience even greater risk of sexual violence and assault. • There are very limited options to report the violence, and sex workers are reluctant to go to the police because of potential arrest or further assault. • According to a systematic review of research, globally, sex workers have a 45% to 75% chance of experiencing sexual violence on the job.
Thank you Dec 17th volunteers for compiling the 2018-2020 U.S. Sex Worker Causes of Death. Email site for more information.