Monday, August 7, 2017

The online sex work industry needs more regulations to protect women

The emergence of online markets in the sex work industry requires us to rethink how the industry is regulated. There is abundant evidence that decriminalising sex work safeguards the human rights of sex workers, while also contributing to public health and safety. Despite this, the push for reform in Australia has never gained momentum. The cliché that sex work is the world’s oldest profession conceals countless changes the sex industry has undergone in recent decades. Shifting social norms have been one driver of change. However, the extent to which technology impacts the structure and organisation of sex work is often…

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