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IT'S MORE THAN JUST HER

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/aug/13/guard-accused-raping-prisoner-california-deetta-williams-interview

Stories like this are why we've been getting nothing but the runaround for YEARS about bringing www.sexworkersanonymous.com meetings into the jails.  To blame me, to attack me personally, to try and laugh off our program, etc., or any of the lame excuses they're using to put us on the outside of being able to hold these meetings does way more than affect just women like this one who was sexually assaulted within the system by a guard.  This article says they "know and don't do anything about it".

They do more than just "ignore" the situation.  Our meetings are preventative.  I can guarantee you that guards will think twice about sexually assaulting a woman they know is coming into our meetings once a week, and into contact with people from the outside.  Just our presence alone within the jail can help to prevent these kinds of attacks.

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