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In Case You Missed It: Worcester Targets Prostitution

Saturday, February 09, 2013

 

In case you missed it this week, the City of Worcester's Division of Public Health (WDPH) created a task force to address the city's problems with prostitution, and the task force's five working groups are reconvening to develop action steps and recommendations to combat the issue.

An Ongoing Problem

The prostitution task force was formed back in October after a report from the Worcester Police Department found that about a dozen of the city's roughly 50 active prostitutes were active on a daily basis, mainly in Worcester's Main South area.

There have been nearly 1,000 arrests for prostitution-related offenses in Worcester since 2007, and in order to provide real solutions, the task force is approaching the issue of prostitution from every angle.

Search for Solutions

WDPH Director Derek Brindisi and his fellow task force members are exploring informational campaigns, connecting with women who are currently or formerly involved in prostitution, and looking into new or updated programs and community outreach to make the issue of prostitution a thing of the past.

To read more about the ongoing efforts, click here.

 

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