Prostitution Online

  title={Prostitution Online},
  author={Donna M. Hughes},
  journal={Journal of Trauma Practice},
  pages={115 - 131}
ABSTRACT The technological innovations and unregulated use of the Internet have created a global medium for men's sexual exploitation and abuse of women and children. The sex industry has aggressively adopted every new information technology to increase men's sexual access to women and children. A mutually beneficial relationship exists between the Internet and sex industries. New technologies enable pimps to market women and children in prostitution or related activities, such as online strip… Expand
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