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Project ‘Reurbanizacao’ VS “Occupies the Whores”: the illegal crackdown on Sex Workers by the police in Niterói, Brazil

Ewen, Janine (2014) Project ‘Reurbanizacao’ VS “Occupies the Whores”: the illegal crackdown on Sex Workers by the police in Niterói, Brazil. LSE Human Rights Blog (06 Jun 2014). Website.

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Janine Ewen is currently working as a researcher and news writer in Public Health and Human Rights. Her expertise falls into humanitarian work in East Africa treating and teaching in overseas sustainable First Aid. Janine conducted primary research in Rio de Janeiro on the expected impacts that sex workers would face as a result of the World Cup 2014, with an examination of Brazil’s response to HIV/AIDS. She also worked in Health Promotion with street children in the Favelas surrounding the Maracanã stadium (one of the sites for the FIFA World Cup 2014 and main site for the Olympics 2016). Janine returned from Rio three weeks ago where she presented at the 2nd International Mega Events and Cities Conference. Janine was acknowledged by the Red Cross last year at the Humanitarian Citizens Award ceremony and next month is due to attend the International Transparency School of Integrity in Lithuania to discuss global corruption and organised crime. Given the nature of the incident described in this report, all witness statements and comments will remain anonymous.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2014 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JL Political institutions (America except United States)
K Law > K Law (General)
Date Deposited: 07 Jun 2017 10:54
Last Modified: 30 Oct 2021 23:18

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