An Australian study has offered an insight into how women sex workers experience pleasure
Zurich’s social workers say the new drive-through red-light district safeguards vulnerable sex workers, cuts pimps out of the business and possibly decreases human trafficking. Gogo Lidz reports on the pull-up, pull-in and pull-out service
‘I welcome a full investigation as a means of establishing the true facts and I am confident the police will pursue all lines of enquiry,’ says Labour MP
It’s the oldest profession in the world and Kandapara brothel in Tangail is the oldest in the country. Kenneth Dickerman on the daily lives of a sex workers in Bangladesh (Photographs by Sandra Hoyn)
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It's not a lack of social acceptance that kills and harms the women and (less often) men who sell sex. It's men. Specifically, it's very often the men who pay for sex
There are worse things to be caught doing, there really are, than a few poppers and rent boys. The right thing for Vaz’s colleagues to have done would have been to punish him quietly as they gather for their sessions on the select committee: ‘Hey Keith, my washing machine won’t go on full spin – any ideas?’
Leicester East MP alleged to have paid for the services of two male escorts and told them to bring 'poppers'
The women from Europe and Africa have suffered 'serious physical abuse', says the Vatican
As the UK looks poised to decriminalise sex work, Siobhan Fenton meets the English Collective Prostitutes to discuss what life is like for sex workers under the current prostitution laws
Worryingly, almost half say they feel ‘very uncomfortable’ going to the police to report theft, violence or sexual violence at the hands of clients
Wider society still tends to stigmatise those who provide commercial sexual services
New research shows criminalisation interferes with prostitutes' human rights
In the UK, it is not illegal to pay for sex but public solicitation, running brothels and kerb-crawling are criminal offences.
Study suggests thousands of victims of 'something akin to modern slavery' are suffering from post-traumatic stress, severe depression and anxiety
The sex industry makes billions, but the Treasury don't see a penny of it