Research for Sex Work 12: Sex Work and Violence (English/Russian)

Year: 
2010

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Edited by Nel van Beelen & Aliya Rakhmetova

The criminalisation of sex work increases the vulnerability of sex workers to human rights violations and violence. However, sex workers are raising awareness, working with policy makers, and organising against this violence.

Contents

 

Editorial

Nel van Beelen & Aliya Rakhmetova

 

‘The police beat you up, demand money and will detain you until you pay’ - Police violence against sex workers in eleven countries in Europe and Central Asia

Anna-Louise Crago, Aliya Rakhmetova & Acacia Shields

 

Taking sex workers seriously - Treating violence as hate crime in Liverpool

Rosie Campbell & Shelly Stoops

 

Fighting for our rights – How sex workers in Hong Kong are negotiating for more respect and protection

JJJ Association & Zi Teng

 

Some uncomfortable questions - Government policies in Spain and impact on people who sell sex voluntarily

Colectivo Hetaira

 

Working smart – How sex workers stay safe in New York City

Sienna Baskin

 

Their words are killing us - The impact of violent language of anti-sex work groups

Calum Bennachie & Jan Marie

 

‘It’s normal for a husband to beat his wife’ - Sex workers and domestic violence in Cambodia

Chan Dyna, Keo Sichan & Melissa Cockroft

 

Violence against trans sex workers - Stigma, exclusion, poverty and death

Khartini Slamah, Sam Winter & Kemal Ordek

 

Violence against indigenous sex workers – Combating the effects of criminalization and colonialism in Canada

Emily van der Meulen, Jessica Yee & Elya M. Durisin

You can download this 40 page PDF resource above. This resource is in English & Russian.

Author: 
Nel van Beelen, Aliya Rakhmetova
Source (institute/publication): 
Global Network of Sex Work Projects