COYOTE RI

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Location

West Warwick
Contact email: 
info@coyoteri.org
Phone: 
Who do you work with?: 
Mainly female sex workers.
How are sex workers involved in your organisation?: 
Sex workers lead and are in charge of all decisions. Academics and students serve as allies by collaborating on research/providing access to funding/IRB/academic spaces, serving on interns, and building collaboration.
Which of NSWP priority areas does your organisation work on?: 
Oppose the criminalisation and other legal oppression of sex work and support its recognition as work
Advocate for universal access to health services, including primary health care, HIV and sexual and reproductive health services
Oppose human rights abuses, including coercive programming, mandatory testing, raids and forced rehabilitation
Challenge stigma and discrimination against sex workers, their families and partners, and others involved in sex work
What are the two main challenges that the sex workers you work with face: 
We give trainings at universities and to social service agencies, conduct community-led research, and engage in legislative advocacy throughout the United States.
Describe other areas of your work: