Penelope Saunders

Woodhull Freedom Foundation & Federation Best Practices Policy Project


Penelope Saunders is a representative of the Woodhull Freedom Foundation & Federation Best Practices Policy Project, a national group working to build capacity in organizations working with sex workers and advocating for policies that allow these organizations to work in effective ways.

Previously she was a Rockefeller Research Fellow at the Program for the Study of Sexuality, Gender, Health and Human Rights, Columbia School of Public Health.

Featured Work

AUG 6, 2000 Article

Human Rights Dialogue (1994–2005): Series 2, No. 3 (Summer 2000): Silence Breaking: The Women's Dimension of the Human Rights Box: Articles: Fifteen Years after the World Charter for Prostitutes' Rights

The fight for sex workers’ rights is a difficult one because few NGOs and human rights organizations understand the nature of sex work or are ...