Prostitution Harms Women Even if Indoors

  title={Prostitution Harms Women Even if Indoors},
  author={Melissa Farley},
  journal={Violence Against Women},
  pages={950 - 964}
  • M. Farley
  • Published 1 July 2005
  • Sociology
  • Violence Against Women
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