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The Intersection of Immigration and Criminal Justice for Women, Girls, and Transgender People

Juhu Thukral of NYATN’s Steering Committee wrote a piece for the Vera Institute’s blog on gender and justice, on the dangerous intersection of the criminal justice and immigration legal systems, with particular impact on women, girls, and trans people. You can check it out here.
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NYATN contributed to The Opportunity Agenda’s new report on “Immigration and Gender: An Analysis of Public Opinion and Media Coverage”

NYATN contributed to The Opportunity Agenda’s new report on “Immigration and Gender: An Analysis of Public Opinion and Media Coverage” and will present this research and recommendations in a webinar/telebriefing on Wednesday, February 13, 2013.  Speakers include NYATN member Sienna Baskin, co-director of the Sex Workers Project at the Urban Justice Center.

NYATN Presents at the 55th session of the Commission on the Status of Women

The NY Anti-Trafficking NetworkUrban Justice CenterSafe HorizonCity Bar Justice Center, and Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund presented:

Anti-Trafficking Efforts: Race, Gender, and Class in the 21st Century

on Friday, February 25th, 2011 at the Salvation Army, Salvation Army International Social Justice Commission, in New York

The 55th session of the Commission on the Status of Women took place at the United Nations Headquarters.  NYATN is proud to have spoken at previous CSW sessions.

Human Trafficking, Interpersonal Violence, and the Power of Gender Violence as a Tool of Oppression

Human Trafficking, Interpersonal Violence, and the Power of Gender Violence as a Tool of Oppression

1:30 PM, April 15, 2009, CUNY School of Law

This panel will discuss violence, including sex and labor trafficking and interpersonal violence.  Panelists will address the gendered aspects of violence and why certain gender-specific violence is promoted while some is prohibited and criminalized.

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