Is Prostitution One of the Oldest Professions or Oppressions?

July 10, 2015

Pop singer Lowell finds out how Canada’s new law over sex work is affecting those who operate in the industry. Canada’s approach to sex work has changed. As most sexual services are criminalized, there are no official statistics over the number of prostitutes in the country. In December...

China: Sex Work and Human Trafficking (Part 2)

August 26, 2013

Tiantian Zheng explores the intersection between sex work and human trafficking in post-socialist China. This is second of a three part series. Read part one here. In China, for thousands of years, the dynasties and states produced, regulated, sometimes threatened to abolish, yet at the same time...

Of Human Bonds: Between Sex Work and Trafficking

August 19, 2013

The reality is that sex trade and exploitation remains a part of society. Background How should society confront a topic that is not only taboo, but also operates underground — away from the diagnostics of aid organizations and with victims often too scared to seek help? The sex...