“Gritty,” “authentic” are words of praise often used for TV director David Simon: No less so with The Deuce, his new series about the rise of the porn industry in New York City in the 1970s.
Understanding laws that govern sex work can be complicated and confusing, especially because laws are not uniform globally, or even within each country.
July 30 marks the United Nations’ World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. How can computer scientists help combat this problem?
South Africa has launched a plan to tackle HIV, TB and sexually transmitted infections -- but much depends on its implementation over the next five years.
When we think of post-traumatic stress disorder, we tend to think of soldiers returning from war. But other sections of society are far more likely to suffer from repeated bouts of trauma.
Governments and campaigners are keeping schtum when it comes to webcamming. It's time to break the silence.
The laws regulating the sex industry are a mess – MPs are doing an important job examining them.
Empirical evidence and a recommendation from Amnesty International are making it increasingly difficult for naysayers to ignore the ways that sex workers are harmed by criminalization.
Verbatim theatre is being adopted more and more to give a voice to marginalised communities in the hope of instigating social change.
It’s been more than 40 years since a French sex workers strike kicked off a lively global human rights movement, but their legacy lives on.
Is the status quo really that bad? Our expert talks us through the arguments about the 'oldest profession'.
Ignoring the protests of Hollywood actresses, Amnesty International has come out for the decriminalization of prostitution.