Decriminalize Sex Work

Decriminalize Sex Work

Decriminalize Sex Work (DSW) works to improve policies related to all forms of sex work and to end the prohibition of consensual adult prostitution in the United States. Evidence shows that decriminalizing sex work will help end human trafficking, improve public health, and promote community safety.

Our mission is to end the prohibition of consensual adult prostitution, and to improve policies relating to all forms of sex work.

Decriminalize Sex Work’s Briefing Papers

Evidence shows that decriminalizing sex work will help end human trafficking, improve public health, promote community safety, and protect civil liberties.

DSW produced these researched and cited briefing papers highlighting several of the reasons to end the… learn more.

Organizations Endorsing Decriminalization

ACLU
Amnesty International
Freedom Network USA
Human Rights Campaign
UN AIDS
World Health Organization
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