Police crackdowns in China

Sara L.M. Davis
Source (institute/publication)
Health and Human Rights

Chinese authorities hold periodic sweeps to detain sex workers, drug users, and other ‘social undesirables’ en masse in advance of national holidays and major government conferences.  

Chinese sex workers says that police crackdowns don’t stop sex work – they only drive sex workers further underground, putting them at higher risk of violence and HIV/AIDS.  

In this article in Health and Human Rights Sara L.M. Davis, PhD, executive director of Asia Catalyst  provides and analysis of recent police crackdowns against sex workers.crackdownas against se workers provides an analysis of rcent police