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A Historic Breakthrough for Sex Workers’ Rights

In New York City, around 1500 people were arrested on prostitution-related charges in 2018. These arrests target mostly sex workers of color, transgender sex workers, and immigrant sex workers. Police don’t only arrest people for the work they do, or think they are doing, but for carrying on with their …

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Putting a tax on wealth means we first must measure it

Presidential Candidate Elizabeth Warren wants to impose an annual wealth tax on the fortunes of rich Americans. The tax would be limited to households whose net worth is at least $50 million, in other words, to the wealthiest 0.1% of all families. The annual tax rate would start at 2% …

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ActionAid launches campaign on decent work for women

General News of Wednesday, 29 May 2019 Source: ghananewsagency.org 2019-05-29 ActionAid campaign is on decent work for women in the informal sector ActionAid Ghana, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), on Tuesday joined the International Community to launch a campaign on decent work for women in the informal sector to prevent infringement …

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Los Angeles County Aims to Improve Child Welfare Response

Los Angeles County supervisors say they want to know when changes will happen at the Department of Children and Family Services. The move follows a stunning state audit that found the child welfare system puts children safety and health at risk. The audit is asking for some changes as soon …

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