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  • Police crackdowns on illicit massage businesses pose harms to the women they aim to help

    The Washington Post - 04/05/2021

    Other advocates say that further law enforcement intervention would do more harm, pointing to past efforts to police brothels that generally end with women — usually, women of color — in jail cells. Amy Farrell, a professor of criminology and criminal justice at Northeastern University in Boston, says society would be better served targeting the structural inequalities that might lead women to commercial sex work in the first place.

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