Research-to-Action

The Shame Game: The internet has given us a new public square. Now law enforcement is trying to harness its power.

New Republic
Wednesday, March 9, 2016

...And while officials have embraced shaming in the name of helping victimized sex workers, there is potential fallout for them as well. Analyzing the criminalization of sex buyers in Canada, one peer-reviewed study in the medical journal BMJ Open also found other harms to the workers, who were "displaced to outlying areas with increased risks of violence, including being forced to engage in unprotected sex."