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InLohana publicly announced that she was leaving prostitution — and that she wanted a job. We are raped, tortured. Lohwna law applies to anyone aged 18 and over. In the wake of the tragic loss, Mohammed Elnaiem looks back at years of resistance.

Diálogo: Prostitución/Trabajo Sexual: Las protagonistas hablan by Lohana Berkins

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Diálogo: Prostitución/Trabajo Sexual: Las protagonistas hablan

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She has played a key role in bringing about legal and social changes in Argentina that can only be described as revolutionary. But trans activists like Lohana were drawing international attention to the appalling abuse. Indigenous lives matter in Canada. Despite the atrocious human rights situation in the country, the West finds much to celebrate about Bahrain. The moral panic surrounding proposed changes is incoherent.

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