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Nov 9, 2022 – One-day Conference in Berlin 09:00 – 17:00

Dear friends of Prostitution Research & Education,

We are happy to announce the forthcoming release of a 6-country report on sex buyers, Men who pay for sex in Germany and what they teach us about the failure of legal prostitution: a 6-country report on the sex trade from the perspective of the socially invisible ‘freiers’
PRE and SPACE International are cosponsoring a conference in Berlin at which the report will be made public for the first time.

The report will be posted in German, English, and Spanish, at www.prostitutionresearch.com on November 8, 2022.

Please come in person if you can (no livestream) and share this announcement with friends. This flyer is available in German and in Spanish. The conference will be simultaneously translated in 3 languages. It has been endorsed by the following organizations: Sisters, Germany; Bundnis Abolitionist Alliance, Germany; Terre de Femmes, Germany; Netzwerk Ella, Germany; Kofra – Kommunikationszentrum für Frauen zur Arbeits- und Lebenssituation e.V, Germany; Café Neustart, Germany; European Women’s Lobby; Coalition for the Abolition of Prostitution (CAP); Association IROKO Onlus, Italy; European Network of Migrant Women; Talita, Sweden; Stígamót, Iceland; Filia, UK; Emma Humphreys Memorial Prize, UK; Sexual Violence Centre, Cork, Ireland; Resistenza Femminista, Italy; Ostalb-Bündnis; AugsburgerInnen, Germany; Mouvement du Nid, France; Justice for Women, UK. Please write if your organization wishes to endorse.

Sincerely,
Melissa Farley, Ph.D., Executive Director, Prostitution Research & Education

Men who pay for sex in Germany and what they teach us
about the failure of legal prostitution

November 9, 2022 – One-day Conference in Berlin 09:00 – 17:00
Simultaneous translation in German, Spanish, and English

Conference highlights

  • Survivor/scholars from Germany, Ireland, Spain, Argentina, Israel and USA will present results of 6-country research on freiers, along with their own observations and analyses about freiers
  • Remarks by German abolitionist Members of Parliament
  • Feminist origins of the 1999 Swedish law on prostitution
  • Connections between organized crime and legal prostitution
  • A doctor’s report on physical harms to prostituted women vs freiers’ accounts
  • Discussion about how research on 763 freiers in 6 countries was conducted in Germany, India, UK, Scotland, Cambodia, and USA

Free but advance registration is required: Konferenz9November@proton.me

Sponsors:
Prostitution Research & Education und SPACE International

Men who pay for sex in Germany and what they teach us about the failure of legal prostitution: a 6-country report on the sex trade from the perspective of the socially invisible ‘freiers’