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Summary Cervical cancer is not a disease that anyone should die from. It just doesn't make any sense. We know too much about it for it to be something that people die from. —Dr. Favors, obstetrician gynecologist in Albany, Georgia, June 6,…
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Summary When “Elena” (not her real name) discovered she was pregnant at age 16, she carefully considered her options and decided she was not ready to parent. She knew she wanted an abortion, but she wasn’t able to discuss her decision with her mother…
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Summary Jasmine D., a pseudonym, is a 21-year-old student in Birmingham, Alabama, who was recently treated for chlamydia, a common sexually transmitted infection (STI). It is preventable and treatable. Left untreated though, it can lead to serious…
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Summary Historically, when children with atypical sex characteristics were born in the United States, the people around them—parents and doctors—made their best guess and assigned the child a sex. Parents then reared them per social gender norms.…
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In Harm’s Way State Response to Sex Workers, Drug Users and HIV in New Orleans Summary Recommendations To the City of New Orleans Health Department To the New …
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Glossary / Examples of Statements Allegation: An allegation under Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) guidelines is “a complaint of sexual abuse, that after …
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Sex Workers at Risk Condoms as Evidence of Prostitution in Four US Cities Summary Key Recommendations To the Police Departments and District Attorneys of New York…
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Cultivating Fear: The Vulnerability of Immigrant Farmworkers in the US to Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment Patricia M.’s Story Summary Key Recommendations To the…
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Rights at Risk: State Response to HIV in Mississippi Map of Mississippi I. Executive Summary II. Recommendations To the State of Mississippi To the United States Government To the…
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  “I Used to Think the Law Would Protect Me” Illinois’s Failure to Test Rape Kits Summary I. Methodology Data Analysis Methodology II. Recommendations III. Keeping Track of Sexual Violence in…
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The Second Assault Obstructing Access to Legal Abortion after Rape in Mexico I. Summary…
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A Test of Inequality: Discrimination against Women Living with HIV in the Dominican Republic I. Summary…