On April 6, 2016, France passed an abolitionist law against prostitution that criminalizes sex buyers but decriminalizes women in prostitution. A major element of the French law is the provision of support and exit services for those in prostitution. “The most important aspect of this law is to accompany prostitutes, give them identity papers because […]
Support for decriminalized prostitution is ideological, not empirical
“I think these ads are appearing on Craigslist as a way for men to use their power, their access to housing, as a way to exploit women’s economic desperation,” Grey said. “We’re in a housing crisis, women are in poverty.”
It’s time we stopped justifying the exploitation and abuse of those with the fewest options under the guise of choice.
Arguments and counterarguments about prostitution by the Women’s Front in Sweden, 2013.
There are no reliable data on the prevalence of sexual assault of children in prostitution, also known as CSEC, also known as trafficking of children. Stransky and Finkelhor conclude that while there have been many estimates of these numbers, none are based on sound research. This is a brief description of the research dilemma in […]