Research-to-Action

New GSHI paper highlights innovative model of safe indoor sex work spaces

In a study published May 9, 2012, GSHI research showed that safer indoor sex work spaces provide important and potentially life-saving benefits to sex workers. "This research shows that safer indoor sex work spaces dramatically reduce the risks to the health and safety of sex workers," says Dr. Kate Shannon. 

Publication

Negotiating safety and sexual risk reduction with clients in unsanctioned safer indoor sex work environments: A qualitative study

Press Releases

Safer Sex Work Spaces Reduce Violence and HIV Risks for Street-Involved Women

Study Finds Moving Indoors Increases Sex Workers' Safety – PIVOT

Media

Taking sex indoors cuts violence and HIV infection: Sex-worker study

Read a summary of this study