More violence, sexual infections when sex work is criminalized, study finds

(CNN)Sex workers across 33 countries who face repressive policing — identified as arrest, imprisonment, confiscation of needles, syringes, condoms, displacement to new area or physical or sexual violence by officers — have a three times higher chance of experiencing physical or sexual violence, according to a new study. Sex workers,…

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Procter & Gamble acquires Walker & Company, Tristan Walker will remain as CEO

Walker & Company Brands, a startup making health and beauty products for people of color, has been acquired by consumer giant Procter & Gamble. The company was founded five years ago by Tristan Walker, who previously led business development for Foursquare, and who aimed to create products that would better…

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Carolina Brochado leaves Atomico to join SoftBanks Vision Fund

In the latest installment of VC revolving doors, Carolina Brochado, a partner at European venture capital firm Atomico, is joining SoftBank’s Vision Fund. According to sources, Brochado informed Atomico portfolio companies earlier this week that she was joining SoftBank, where she’ll be based at the mega-fund‘s London office. Noteworthy, Brochado…

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