Decriminalizing Prostitution In South Africa: A Recipe to Extinguish the Legacy of Sara Baartman
Prostitution, one of the most brutal forms of male-perpetrated sexual abuse, is illegal in South Africa. While corrupt police are known to arrest and bru...
MYTH: Legalisation makes prostitution safe
Claims that legalisation makes prostitution safe are exposed as a myth by women who have experienced prostitution under a legalised regime. Alice Glass talks to Alexis and Marie who have been in prostitution in Germany, where it is legalised. “[Legalisation] serves the purpose of removing the stigma from men to treat all women as potential…
Why prostitution should never be legalised | Julie Bindel
Why prostitution should never be legalised | Prostitution | The Guardian
No, decriminalising prostitution won't reduce sexual violence – this is why
The dramatic headline “Decriminalising prostitution could reduce sexual violence and STD transmission” feels familiar. I am reading this from a press release announcing new research published by the prestigious Oxford University Press US, based on a study by two academics in the field of public health.
Britain's first red light district in Holbeck, Leeds, 'a disaster'
Britain’s first official red light district has been branded a failure by one of its key architects amid speculation that the controversial scheme in Leeds may be on the brink of collapse.
A year of Las Vegas sex trafficking: 'What the study shows is just appalling'
A newly released study paints a picture of a violent and thriving sex trafficking industry in Las Vegas, with a majority of victims identified as children.In a first-of-its kind study conducted in partnership with Metro Police and Arizona State University,
How de-regulating prostitution in Leeds fails women worldwide
Leeds Council is being urged to rethink its liberal experiment in de-criminalising prostitution – because it has failed to stem violence, drugs and STIs.
En Suisse, une jeune Nigériane porte plainte pour "traite d'êtres humains"
Des promesses alléchantes, un rituel de magie et une périlleuse traversée du désert pour gagner la Suisse... Tara voulait devenir...
Decriminalization and the Prostitution of British Law
Heather Brunskell-Evans examines options for prostitution law reform in the UK. She argues that full decriminalisation is predicated on outdated notions of the inevitability of men’s ‘need’ for sex and their concomitant ‘right’ to pay for the sexual use of women (or other men) as if they were a commodity, and that full decriminalisation’s vocal…
'I worry they are trafficked': is the UK's first 'legal' red light zone working? | Julie Bindel
Leeds’ managed zone for prostitution was meant to make life safer for women, but, amid a firestorm of opposition, who is benefiting from the radical approach?
“Bitch, You Got What You Deserved!”: Violation and Violence in Sex Buyer Reviews of Legal Brothels - Natalie Jovanovski, Meagan Tyler, 2018
In this article, we use feminist critical discourse analysis to examine online brothel reviews (148 reviews and 2,424 reply posts) of sex buyers in the context of debates surrounding harm minimizat...