D.C. cracks down on prostitution

Radio Metro Connection — Jan. 13, 2012

A local advocacy group says the District’s tough anti-prostitution laws make the lives of the city’s sex workers more isolated and dangerous.

This story was produced for WAMU News. It is presented here as it originally aired on Metro Connection,WAMU’s weekly news magazine program covering the D.C. region.

This story was the recipient of the 2012 John Merriman Award for Study in Broadcast Journalism at American University. For more information, click here.

To access the spreadsheet used in reporting this story, which lists every prostitution-related arrest in Washington for more than 10 years, click here.

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