Prostitution and Trafficking in Nine Countries

@article{Farley2004ProstitutionAT,
  title={Prostitution and Trafficking in Nine Countries},
  author={Melissa Farley and Ann J. Cotton and Jacqueline Lynne and Sybille Zumbeck and Frida Spiwak and Maria Reyes and Dinorah Alvarez and Ufuk Sezgin},
  journal={Journal of Trauma Practice},
  year={2004},
  volume={2},
  pages={33 - 74}
}
ABSTRACT We interviewed 854 people currently or recently in prostitution in 9 countries (Canada, Colombia, Germany, Mexico, South Africa, Thailand, Turkey, United States, and Zambia), inquiring about current and lifetime history of sexual and physical violence. We found that prostitution was multitraumatic: 71% were physically assaulted in prostitution; 63% were raped; 89% of these respondents wanted to escape prostitution, but did not have other options for survival. A total of 75% had been… Expand

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