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How Full Decriminalization of the Sex Trade Leads to Increased Sex Trafficking 

Whenever the sex trade is fully decriminalized or legalized there is always an increase in sex trafficking! Watch and share this video in collaboration with Rights4Girls and World Without Exploitation  to see how the two are inextricably linked. The Equality Model is the best solution to ending the exploitation inherent to the sex trade.


Yasmin Vafa is co-founder and Executive Director of Rights4Girls, a national human rights organization dedicated to ending gender-based violence against young women and girls. An award-winning human rights attorney and advocate, Yasmin's work focuses on the intersections of race, gender, violence, and the law. A nationally recognized expert on gendered violence, Yasmin has successfully advocated for several laws at the federal and state levels, testified before the U.S. Senate, state legislatures, and international human rights bodies, and co-authored several reports exposing the criminalization of survivors of sexual violence.

Animation and Production: Mitha Choudhury (NYFEM Coalition member) 

Script: Yasmin Vafa (Rights4Girls Co-founder & Executive Director)

Voiceover: Mitha Choudhury 

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