Janice Raymond

Prostitution on Demand: Legalizing the Buyers as Sexual Consumers

Research, programs, and legislation related to sex trafficking are often premised on the invisibility of the male buyer and the failure to address men�s role in buying and abusing women in prostitution. Governments, UN agencies, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), and others act as if the male demand for sexual exploitation is insignificant. This article looks at […]

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10 Reasons for Not Legalizing Prostitution

Discussion of ways that legalized or decriminalized prostitution promotes trafficking expands both legal and illegal prostitution, and fails to promote women’s health or make them any safer.

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Prostitution As Violence Against Women

This article discusses how prostitution is exempted from other kinds of violence and human rights violations, how prostitution is legitimized by distinctions between “forced” and “consenting” prostitution.

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