mobility

Migration & Mobility in the Context of HIV and Sex Work

This is a discussion paper prepared for the 1st Asia and the Pacific Regional Consultation on HIV and Sex Work, 12 – 15 October 2010 in Pattaya, Thailand. Among its recommendations are: 

Understanding Sex Work (Part 2)

Part 2
 
Mobility  
1. Global sex workers  
2. The cost of moving  
3. Migration and health  
Making Sex Work Safer  
1. Safe sex skills  
2. Peer education  
3.

An Interview with Jo Doezema, of the Network of Sex Work Projects: Does attention to trafficking adversely affect sex workers’ rights?

An interview by Elaine Murphy and Karin Ringheim in Reproductive Health and Rights – Reaching the Hardly Reached. pp. 13-15. This report was published by PATH.

Sex Trafficking: Inside the Business of Modern Slavery

A book by Kara S that seeks to provide a business analysis of sex trafficking, focusing on the local drivers and global macroeconomic trends that gave rise to the industry after the fall of the Berlin Wall. Foreign Policy in Focus carried a review of the book by Ann Jordan, of the Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, American University Washington College of Law.

Border Thinking on Migration, Trafficking and Commercial Sex

A blog by Laura Agustín who writes as a lifelong migrant and sometime worker in both nongovernmental and academic projects about sex, travel and work. Her lively and engaging blog covers issues of migration and sex.

Sex at the Margins: Migration, Labour Markets and the Rescue Industry

This groundbreaking book explodes several myths: that selling sex is completely different from any other kind of work; that migrants who sell sex are passive victims; and that the multitude of people out to save them are without self-interest. Laura Agustín makes a passionate case against these stereotypes, arguing that the label "trafficked" does not accurately describe migrants' lives and that the "rescue industry" disempowers them.

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