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UN COMMITTEE ON ELIMINATION OF RACIAL DESCRIMINATION

Dear Ms. Mirelle Fanon-Mendez-France (Chairperson, France), Mr. Sabelo Gumedze (South Africa), and Ricardo A. Sunga (Phillipines) of the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination:

I'm writing you after reading this press release.  https://swop-sanantonio.org/press-release-from-the-us-human-rights-network/
I don't know if you're aware of this, but in 1987 I founded the first hotline for adults to call for help in leaving the sex industry.  This included any part of the sex industry whether it be from stripping, porn, or prostitution - and thus legal or illegal parts of the industry.   Because sex trafficking can occur in porn, stripping, and prostitution, the help we offered was also extending help to sex trafficking victims as well.  Something unheard of in 1987.
In fact, in 1987 all sex workers were viewed as either criminals or deviants by the criminal justice system.  I know this to be fact because of the Hillside Strangler case.  I took a woman who had been…