2. San Francisco
Bay Area Sex Worker Resources
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3. Needs Assessment for At Risk Populations
following paper summarizes a number of needs assessments of marginalized
women including prostitutes. Prositutes are diverse, in terms
of numerous factors from economic strata to race to abuse history. There
is has been no accurate data as to the percentage of the populations
of prostitutes these figures represent. In fact, such data is difficult
to obtain due to the underground nature of prostitution.
These demographics and issues should not be assumed to represent
demographics for 'prostitutes in general,' as they are gathered
from the most marginalized populations. However, these summaries outline
the needs and preferred treatment modalities for a number of populations
of women who are part of street-economy communities in several cities.
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