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Prostitutes or Sex Workers: A Chicago-area Women's Forum

The Progressive Chicago Women's Network is hosting this forum so that women may learn and discuss the pdifferent erspectives of prostitution/sex work.
With increasing social conservatism and continued repression of women and girls, from reproductive rights to welfare rights to living wages, the Progressive Chicago Women's Network is hosting a series of summer events to understand, dialogue, and work together to create fundamental positive changes for women and their families and communities.

Speakers include:
. Claudine O'Leary from Advocates for Prostituted Women and Girls willl discuss a two-year study on prostitution in the Chicago area
. A representative of the Midwest Immigrant and Human Rights Center will address sex trafficking of third world women to Chicago
. A representative of Mary McDowell House will speak about the sex trade in New City/Englewood and the perspective of African American women

When: Wednesday, July 11, 2001, 6:00 to 8:00pm
Where: Northwestern Settlement House, 1012 N. Noble
[corner of Noble and Milwaukee, east of Ashland]
[CTA: Blue Line, Division stop or Milwaukee Bus]

Refreshments Provided . Child Care Available Upon Request

Sponsored by the Progressive Chicago Women's Network, which was formed as a result of the successful collaborations around International Women's Day,and a common dedication to women's rights and equality.

Please call 773.278.6706 to request special accommodations or more information

The next forum will be held in August and will address Reproductive Rights.
Location and date to be announced.




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