Research-to-Action

The British Parliament's New Sex Work Inquiry Looks Like a Witch Hunt

Vice News
Monday, January 18, 2016

...However, criminalising clients (the so-called Nordic model) isn't going to make anyone safer. It doesn't take a genius to work out that paranoid, jumpy men make dangerous clients. Paris Lees hammered that point home in her piece aout making sex work safer here, and I discussed it here, and here's a study from Norway where clients are criminalised showing that trafficking cases are on the rise, and here's a British Medical Journal Study showing that criminalisation of clients in Vancouver increased the risks of violence.