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Fracking and Trafficking

Resource extraction is usually accompanied by prostitution and trafficking. The ecosystem destruction caused by fracking to access oil and gas is paralleled by the quieter destruction of trafficked women who service the frackers. Sexual Violence has dramatically increased in the Bakken region of Montana and North Dakota since the flood of pipeline workers have moved into the ‘man camps,’ military barracks-style housing.

Arguments for and against Prostitution Including Arguments for and against the Swedish Prostitution Law

This 58 page booklet, translated from Swedish to English by Kvinnofronten/The Women’s Front, Sweden, 2013, can be downloaded here. Topics include what is prostitution: “buying sex…

Trafficking: Theory vs Reality (2009) Women’s Studies International Forum

This article presents evidence for the links between prostitution and trafficking, using examples of New Zealand, USA, and India. Men’s demand for trafficked women cannot…

Prostitution, Trafficking, and Cultural Amnesia: What We Must Not Know in Order To Keep the Business of Sexual Exploitation Running Smoothly

This article discusses and analyzes empirical data on the harms of prostitution, pornography and trafficking. This information has to be culturally, psychologically, and legally denied…

Prostitution and Trafficking of Women and Children from Mexico to the United States

A description of the historical background of sex trafficking from Mexico to the United States and summaries of two cases illustrating the complexity of providing…