Are Sex Workers’ Rights Becoming Thinkable?

In most countries, the concept of sex workers’ human rights has been unthinkable for the last few millennia. As Bubbles, the co-founder of the blog Tits and Sass, has observed, “Sex workers are generally portrayed as victims or punchlines.” Recent political developments, however, suggest some growing political awareness of sex workers as human beings.

Anna Forbes discusses developments in Canada and South Africa.

 

Year of publication: 
2014
Theme: 
Health and HIV
Author: 
Anna Forbes