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"Swept away" : abuses against sex workers in China

Author: Nicholas Bequelin; Human Rights Watch (Organization),
Publisher: [New York] : Human Rights Watch, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This 51-page report documents abuses by the police against female sex workers in Beijing, including torture, beatings, physical assaults, arbitrary detentions, and fines, as well as a failure to investigate crimes against sex workers by clients, bosses, and state agents. The report also documents abuses by public health agencies, such as coercive HIV testing, privacy infringements, and mistreatment by health  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Bequelin; Human Rights Watch (Organization),
ISBN: 9781623130091 1623130093
OCLC Number: 846806301
Description: i, 51 pages : map ; 27 cm.
Contents: Map of China --
Summary --
Key recommendations --
Methodology --
I. Background --
II. Police abuse of sex workers --
III. Abusive public health practices against sex workers --
IV. Recommendations --
Acknowledgments.
Other Titles: Abuses against sex workers in China
Responsibility: reviewed and edited by Nicholas Bequelin [and 7 others].

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"This 51-page report documents abuses by the police against female sex workers in Beijing, including torture, beatings, physical assaults, arbitrary detentions, and fines, as well as a failure to investigate crimes against sex workers by clients, bosses, and state agents. The report also documents abuses by public health agencies, such as coercive HIV testing, privacy infringements, and mistreatment by health officials."--Publisher's website.

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