Monica Jones to the UN: US Must Decriminalize Sex Work
Mike Ludwig @ Truthout - Nearly two years ago, Monica Jones was walking to meet some friends at a neighborhood bar in Phoenix, Arizona, when she was picked up by an undercover cop and arrested for prostitution during a massive police sweep. Now, she's in Geneva, Switzerland, taking her case to the United Nations.
The arrest in May 2013 was not the first time the cops had harassed Jones, and she fought back, successfully challenging the charges in court while rising to become an outspoken activist and a widely recognized human rights advocate. Read more.