Research-to-Action

Sex Trade Overhaul

Verb News
Friday, June 13, 2014

...In numerous studies, including one out of the University of British Columbia and a peer-reviewed report in British Medical Journal Open, it's been found that targeting johns in no way enhances security for sex workers. All it really does is force prostitutes to work harder to avoid police. When this happens, it's highly unlikely that those who are in the profession will be able to screen clients beforehand, an important process in determining whether or not a prospective john is a safe bet. It also inhibits sex workers from inquiring about potential health risks.