14th March 2015
This is much needed research. An illegal (including underage) industry thrives alongside a legal industry. A What do you think?
14th March 2015
Kate Connett is an outreach worker with Project Respect, but was formerly a sex worker herself. Lisa (not her real name) has been working in legal brothels in Victoria since she was 16.
2nd March 2015
Over the past several years, a farrago of articles has made claims to debunking the “myths” of sex trafficking and prostitution. These articles concentrate on several themes: rhetorically deriding accounts of sexually exploited women as sensational that create “moral panics;”…
14th February 2015
Mark Lyon’s life was once a blur of extravagant parties, drugs and luxury cars.
Now the heir to the Goodman Fielder Wattie empire will spend years behind bars after using his money and sense of entitlement to prey on vulnerable girls and women…
5th February 2015
There could be up to a million victims of child sexual exploitation in the UK, it is feared.
Rotherham’s Labour MP Sarah Champion describes it as a “national disaster” and is demanding a taskforce to fight the “horror.”
Eric Pickles has announced his intention to send a team of five commissioners into Rotherham Borough Council to completely take over the executive functions of the council…
19th December 2014
The 15-year prison sentence imposed on a “prominent Auckland businessman” for shackling and sexually violating young drug-addicted girls in a dungeon, has been welcomed by sexual violence advocacy group, Stop Demand Foundation.
A law that would have allowed Auckland local bodies to ban prostitution in specified places has been scrapped by a parliamentary select committee.
Instead, councils have been urged to look at other ways to control street prostitutes, such as using bylaws controlling “hawkers”…
5th December 2014
Family First NZ says that politicians are living in ‘la-la land’ when it comes to the concerns of families regarding the ongoing harms of street prostitution and residential brothels.
19th November 2014
In a centuries deep sea of clichés despairing that ‘prostitution will always be with us’, one country’s success stands out as a solitary beacon lighting the way. In just five years Sweden has dramatically reduced the number…