Below are just some of the many studies, reports and informative essays on the global sex trades. Sections are divided by topic with banks of tagged articles. If you have research or a report you would like to be included, please let us know!

Public Health

Where to Start: “Policy Brief: The Impact of Criminalisation on Sex Workers’ Vulnerability to Violence and HIV.” Global Network of Sex Worker Projects.

HIV and Sex Workers.” The Lancet. July 23, 2014.

Nordic Model/End Demand Criminalization

Where to Start:Policy Brief: The Impact of ‘End Demand’ Legislation on Sex Workers.” Global Network of Sex Worker Projects (NSWP). Feb 2012.


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Where to Start: “Youth Involvement in the Sex Trade: A National Study.” Center for Court Innovation. 2016.


Migrant Sex Work

Where to Start: Global Network of Sex Worker Projects, “Briefing Paper: Migrant Sex Workers.” 2017.

Technology, 230 & SESTA-FOSTA