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Court-based research: collaborating with the justice system to enhance STI services for vulnerable women in the US http://t.co/3vEaFQVO
The fractal queerness of non-heteronormative migrant #sexworkers in the UK by Nick Mae http://t.co/X7oGFeDI
‘only 31% of the sample of indirect sex workers reported having been engaged in commercial sex in the last 12 months’
Old but good. Violence and Exposure to HIV among #sexworkers in Phnom Penh http://t.co/rkrRGiBa
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Czech Republic

After the frontiers were opened in 1989 and the law outlawing prostitution was abolished in 1990, the number of prostitutes grew massively in the Czech Republic. During the 1990s, prostitution was constructed by the most influential actors (experts and politicians) as an important social pathology, and the prostitutes, the pimps and the clients as foreigners, coming from abroad, or ethnically different – simply “the others”, not “us”.