The public health evidence clearly shows the harms associated with all forms of sex work criminalisation, including regulatory systems, which effectively leave the most marginalised, and typically the majority of, sex workers outside of the law.
The police, NGOs and others involved in ordering and conducting raids are generally not sensitive to the complex trajectory of the individuals they encounter during raids. This research report examines why.
This project explores women buying sex in Australia.
Male sex workers, and Trans sex workers, were the subject of a state wide research project by Respect Inc in 2017. The report was completed in 2018 and is now public.
Sex worker organisations and political autonomy from funders: case studies of Scarlet Alliance Australian Sex Workers Association and Empower Foundation (Thailand)
This article presents compelling evidence that an enforcement-led approach to policing creates insuperable barriers to the success of protective policing.