Work in the sexual services industry has been disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic and workers have been left without access to government support.
Citizens-watch programs designed by police to aid anti-trafficking efforts threaten the rights and safety of sex workers.
If India really wants to stop sex trafficking, legislators might consider asking sex workers in Kolkata how they keep the Sonagachi red light district safe and exploitation-free.
The opinions of current sex workers must be sought before any changes are made to the law governing the websites they use.
The HIV epidemic is far from over and it's not time to disengage, says International Aids Society President Linda-Gail Bekker.
Sex work using the internet is safer for sex workers and easier to police – why would MPs want to change that?
No one legal 'solution' is right for all sex workers.
It's all too easy to miss the point about sex work in areas hit by conflict and disaster. How about listening to the people who experience it?
Zimbabwe’s new president, Emmerson Mnagagwga has offered a glimmer of hope to LGBT people in the country.
South Africa's data rollout of its pre-exposure prophylaxis shows that there is a relatively slow, but increasing, uptake. However, more needs to be done to target young women.
“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.