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‘If They Can Have Her, Why Can’t We?’: New Report Details How Police Rape, Torture Women Sex Workers in the Dominican Republic | The Root

Anne Branigin, The Root work is legal in the Dominican Republic. But despite this, sex workers are still vulnerable to abuse—particularly at the hands of local law enforcement, who know they can torture women who engage in sex work with impunity. After all, who do you go to when you’re raped by the cops? A new report released today by Amnesty International chronicles the depth of the problem in the Caribbean country. “If They Can Have Her, Why Can’t We?” features interviews from 46 trans and cisgender women sex workers, all of whom report suffering horrific violence at the hands […]

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