Further reading




Trafficking into prostitution

Sexual violence

Curbing the demand for prostitution


Jan Macleod et al (2008) Challenging Men’s Demand for Prostitution in Scotland (pdf)

Rachel Durchslag, AM Samir Goswami (2008) Deconstructing The Demand for Prostitution: Preliminary Insights From Interviews With Chicago Men Who Purchase Sex (pdf)

POPPY Project (2008) Good Intentions A Review of the New Asylum Model and its Impact on Trafficked Women Claiming Asylum (pdf)
Sarah Richards at POPPY Project, Mel Steel and Debora Singer Refugee Women’s Resource Project at Asylum Aid ( ) Hope Betrayed: An analysis of women victims of trafficking and their claims for asylum (pdf)

IOM Migration Research Series (2003)  Is Trafficking in Human Beings Demand Driven? A Multi-Country Pilot Study (pdf)
Coalition Against Trafficking in Women (2006) Primer on the Male Demand for Prostitution (pdf)


Home Office (2006) A Coordinated Prostitution Strategy and a summary of responses to Paying the Price (pdf)

Home Office (2006) Paying the Price: A consultation paper on prostitution (pdf)


Melissa Farley (2004) Bad for the Body, Bad for the Heart: Prostitution Harms Women Even if Legalized or Decriminalized (pdf)

Donna M. Hughes, Professor & Eleanor M. and Oscar M. Carlson, University of Rhode Island (2004) Best Practices to Address the Demand Side of Sex Trafficking (pdf)

Monica O’Connor and Grainne Healy (2006) The Links between Prostitution and Sex Trafficking: A Briefing Handbook (pdf)

Julia O'Connell Davidson (2006) Men, middlemen, and migrants (pdf)

Julie Bindel – POPPY Project (006 )  No Escape? An Investigation into London’s Service Provision for Women Involved in the Commercial Sex Industry (pdf)

Janice G. Raymond (2004) Prostitution on Demand Legalizing the Buyers as Sexual Consumers (pdf)

POPPY Project  (2008) Routes in, routes out:Quantifying the Gendered Experience of Trafficking to the UK (pdf)

Sandra Dickson - The Poppy Project ( ) Sex in the City: Mapping Commercial Sex across London (pdf)

Julie Bindel and Helen Atkins, The POPPY Project (2007)  Streets Apart: Outdoor Prostitution in London

Gunilla Ekberg (2004) The Swedish Law That Prohibits the Purchase of Sexual Services Best Practices for Prevention of Prostitution and Trafficking in Human Beings (pdf)

Mary Sullivan, Coalition Against Trafficking in Women, Australia ( )  What Happens when Prostitution Becomes Work?  An Update on Legalization of Prostitution in Australia (pdf)


Dr Brooke Magnanti says she enjoyed her life as Belle de Jour. Please don't let this distort the grim reality of prostitution  (The Guardian)

Battling an old-age scourge of society (Morning Star online)

Majority Think Paying for Sex should be Illegal: Sex survey – law to change? (BBC online)

Get prostitutes off the streets - and into a Jack the Ripper show (The Guardian) 

Sex: a dangerous trade for women and children  (Montreal Gazette) 

'It's abuse and a life of hell'   (The Guardian)

Neither legalizing prostitution nor having a brothel would have prevented the murder of our daughter’   (Orato)

World takes notice of Swedish prostitute laws  (The Independent)

Scotland's Sex Trade Fight Looks To Success Of Swedish Model   (Daily Record)