Taking the Pledge

Taking the Pledge is a 13-minute video featuring sex workers from Bangladesh, Brazil, Cambodia, Mali, Thailand and more! They describe the problems created by the ‘anti-prostitution pledge’ required to receive USAID and PEPFAR funds as applied to services to assist individuals in relationship to HIV and trafficking.

In English, Khmer, Thai, French, Portuguese and Bengali, with English subtitles. Watch in full-screen mode to read the subtitles. (2006-13 min.)

Produced by the Network of Sex Work Projects.
Curriculum: http://sexworkersproject.org/downloads/TakingThePledgeCurriculum.pdf
Erin Siegal shot the interviews and edited the video.

Thumbnail photo © 2006 Niesha Studio

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Cambodia’s New anti-trafficking law: Sex Workers speak out
A Day in Her Life
Blind Eye to Justice: HIV+ Women Incarcerated in California, narrated by Angela Davis
Whore on Whore (1995) by Victoria Schneider

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