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Posted on May 25, 2016
The Center for Health and Gender Equity (CHANGE) tonight applauded the publication of Amnesty International’s new policy on decriminalization of sex work and the protection of sex workers from human rights violations and abuse.
Posted on April 4, 2016
With less than two weeks until the UN General Assembly Special Session on the World Drug Problem convening in New York, women’s rights, human rights, faith-based organizations, and government representatives gathered in Washington, D.C. for a panel discussion on the negative impact – at home and abroad – that criminal laws targeting sexual orientation and gender identity, sex work, drug use, and HIV status have on health and human rights.
Posted on March 8, 2016
A new poll released today, on International Women’s Day, shows that seven-out-of-ten U.S. voters support access to abortion for women who survive rape. The poll, commissioned by the Center for Health and Gender Equity (CHANGE) and conducted by Lake Research Partners in early February, also shows that the majority of voters support the use of U.S. foreign assistance to provide comprehensive post-rape care – including safe abortions – for women and girls raped in conflict.