Articles & Research

A list of publications and articles relating to prostitution

OTHER RESOURCES:
Books
Films

10 Reasons Not to Legalize Prostitution

By Janice G. Raymond. Coalition Against Trafficking in Women International (CATW) (March 25, 2003)

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The Links Between Prostitution and Sex Trafficking: A Briefing Handbook

Monica O’Conner and Grainne Healy, authors. Coalition Against Trafficking in Women (CATW) and the European Women’s Lobby (EWL).

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The Prostituted Women’s and Girl’s “Job Description”

Copyright © WHISPER. All Rights Reserved.

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Abolishing Prostitution Through Economic and Political Security for Women

by Lee Lakeman for the book “Public Policy for Women: The State, Income Security and Labor Market Issues

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Targeting The Sex Buyers

Excellent study by The Swedish Institute explaining their experience with the Nordic Model

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Men Who Buy Sex and What They Know

A research study of 103 men who describe their use of trafficked and non-trafficked women in prostitution, and their awareness of coercion and violence.

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Prostitution: Violating the Human Rights of Poor Women

Shelagh Day explores the question: Is prostitution consistent with the human rights of women?

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“It’s Just LIke Going to the Supermarket”

A report from London on men who buy sex that includes findings, an exploration of the wider context, and men’s attitudes.

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A Thorn In My Heart: Cambodian Men Who Buy Sex

New study on Cambodian men who buy women showing similar findings with studies done in other countries

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Oldest Oppression or Oldest Profession?: Addressing Prostitution after the Supreme Court of Canada Decision in Canada v. Bedford

Benjamin Perrin provides a legal analysis of prostitution after the Canada v. Bedford decision

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Aboriginal Women’s Action Network Address to the People’s Tribunal on Commercial Sexual Exploitation, Mohawk Territories, Montreal, Quebec

Aboriginal women give their analysis of the sex industry

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