My research on the sex trade has taken me to a number of countries around the world, including New Zealand. Its sex trade was decriminalised in , and has since been hailed by pro-prostitution campaigners as the gold standard model in regulating prostitution. The promises from the government — that decriminalisation would result in less violence, regular inspections of brothels and no increase of the sex trade — have not materialised. The opposite has happened. Trafficking of women into New Zealand into legal and illegal brothels is a serious problem, and for every licensed brothel there are, on average, four times the number that operate illegally.
My night in a Durban North brothel
Statistical Nonsense About Sex Workers - ErosBlog: The Sex Blog
December This month at Cato Unbound , we will debate a very controversial subject — prostitution and related activities, collectively known as sex work. Our lead essayist, a pseudonmymous former call girl and madam known as Maggie McNeill, advocates treating sex work simply as work: Like many other professions, it has its risks and rewards, and — also like many other professions — when you make it illegal, a black market will emerge. Is she right? Fortunately, the question is to a great degree an empirical one, and we can review the practical consequences of a variety of legal approaches.
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