Legal and trafficking and data and sources …

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A quick compilation in one place. 1 – Trafficking   Cho, Dreher, Neumayer, „Does Legalized Prostitution increase Human Trafficking?“ (Answer: Yes.)  https://eprints.lse.ac.uk/45198/1/Neumayer_Legalized_Prostitution_Increase_2012.pdf The data is mostly from Germany and The Netherlands, which have legalised/ decriminalised prostitution.   And:    Seo-Young … Weiterlesen

Joint submission by Kofra, Abolition 2014 and Stop Sexkauf to UN Women

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Kofra – Kommunikationszentrum für Frauen is a women’s advocacy centre. Stop Sexkauf and Abolition 2014 are secular and feminist, advocating for the abolishment of prostitution via viable support for women in prostitution and the penalization of the buyer, as he … Weiterlesen

UN Documents and ‚decent work‘ – more resources for responses to UN Women

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In their call for submissions, UN Women mentions a number of documents: Question 1) The 2030 Agenda commits to universality, human rights and leaving nobody behind. How do you interpret these principles in relation to sex work/trade or prostitution? Question … Weiterlesen

UN Women: Consultation seeking views on (…) prostitution /Meinungsbild zur Prostitution.

UN Women ruft folgende Einzelpersonen und Gruppen auf, sich zum Thema zu äußern:

„Verschiedene Personen und Gruppen, Agenturen und Organisationen, die ein Interesse and diesem Thema haben: Sexarbeiter_innen/Sexarbeitsgruppen, Ausgestiegene aus/Überlebende der Prostitution und Gruppen, die sie vertreten, feministische und Frauenrechtsorganisationen. Die Ansicht anderer UN Gruppierungen und von Mitgliedsstaaten werden auch gehört werden.

UN Women invites the following people and groups for its consultation: 

Our work on policy positioning will include hearing from various people and groups, agencies and organizations which have an interest in this issue including: sex workers/ sex worker groups, survivors of prostitution and groups representing them, feminist and women’s rights organizations.  The views of other UN entities and Member States will also be heard.

 

The pdf versions of the UN Women call for submissions („Consultation seeking views on the UN Women approach to sex work, the sex trade and prostitution“)  are here:

English

Francais

Español

Pусский – Russian

العربية – Arabic

中国 Chinese

 

Abgabetermin/ Deadline: 16 October 2016

an:  consultation@unwomen.org

Emails are to be titled: „Written submissions“
Betreffzeile der Email: „Written submission“ („schriftliche Eingabe“)

 

It’s an accident, stupid!

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 Yes, indeed: being trafficked into engaging in prostitution under brutal circumstances being the victim of ‚dirigistive‘ pimping being sexually assaulted being kept prisoner in an apartment …. …. is no longer being the victim of a brutal crime. No. It’s … Weiterlesen

Myths, auxiliary myths, toxic myths – and the ugly truths

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Any discussion of prostitution soon finds itself confronted with various types of myths. Here is a typology – with examples. In the end, they all are toxic. Myth These are the primary myths around „sex work“ itself, still believed and … Weiterlesen

The German Prostitution Act – myths, background, scope ….

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Ausnahmsweise auf Englisch, eine Zusammenfassung für LeserInnen aus dem Ausland. The German Prostitution Act first a quote is from Wikipedia (the entries in German in Wikipedia have largely been written by the pro-prostitution lobby, I’m not sure who did the English … Weiterlesen

European Women’s Lobby

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Bitte an UN Women, sich die Berichte Überlebender anzuhören und die Realität der Prostitution zu sehen. Entkriminalisierung der Frauen in der Prostitution – selbstverständlich. Polizeischulungen (und leider in vielen Ländern -beaufsichtigung), damit Frauen in der Prostitution sich auf die Polizei … Weiterlesen