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In an essay on San Francisco’s proposed measure to decriminalize prostitutionSienna Baskin and Melissa Ditmore for Reproductive Health Reality Check quote a 2008 report on prostitution in the District of Columbia. The study, conducted by Different Avenues, is dubbed a “Move Along Report,” and relates current trends in policing sex workers in D.C. Baskin and Ditmore quote the report as saying that “one in five actual or perceived sex workers surveyed who had been approached by police indicated that officers asked them for sex” and that “most indicated that this had been a negative or humiliating experience.”

Access the extensive report here [PDF].