Fair Observer: Best of the Month

September 30, 2013

Pledge $1 to keep us going. Back in 1939, September was the month when World War II broke out. So in 2013, it is reassuring to see that the US and Iran might be beginning their first tentative steps to rest the ghosts of 1953 and 1979. The former scarred Iran because the CIA was influenced by...

Girls Like Us: Risk – Children and the Sex Industry

September 21, 2013

Vulnerable children face higher risks of being seduced into sex work. *[Note: The following is an excerpt from Girls Like Us: Fighting for a World Where Girls Are Not for Sale, a memoir about Rachel Lloyd’s experiences as a survivor of commercial sexual exploitation and her work over the...

Girls Like Us: Choice – Young Women in the Sex Industry

September 15, 2013

For most young women entering the sex industry, their choice is rarely voluntary. *[Note: The following is an excerpt from Girls Like Us: Fighting for a World Where Girls Are Not for Sale, a memoir about Rachel Lloyd’s experiences as a survivor of commercial sexual exploitation and her work...

Girls Like Us: Johns – The Men Who Buy Sex

September 08, 2013

If men know that the sex industry is harmful to girls and women, why do they participate in it? *[Note: The following is an excerpt from Girls Like Us: Fighting for a World Where Girls Are Not for Sale, a memoir about Rachel Lloyd’s experiences as a survivor of commercial sexual exploitation...