Show Me:

An Online Resource Library on Gender-Based Violence.

Sex Work / Industry / Trade Content Topic Results

The results displayed below have been grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections - containing our most highly valued resources - then by individual related materials. Refine your search by category, types, author and/or publisher using the options provided. Sort by date published, date added, or alphabetically. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
Results displayed are grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections then by individual related materials. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
total results: 43  | date published date added a-z

Materials

Materials
  • General Material
October 2011

Garden of Truth: The Prostitution and Trafficking of Native Women in Minnesota

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This report reviews findings from an assessment of the life circumstances of Native women in prostitution in Minnesota, a group of women not previously studied in research such as this.
Materials
  • NRCDV Publications
  • General Material
October 2011

New language, old problem: Sex trafficking of American Indian women and children

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This Applied Research paper summarizes findings of existing research and other documents on sex trafficking of Native women and girls in the U.S. and Canada and the legal issues related to their protection.
Materials
  • General Material
June 2011

A Different World is Possible: A call for long-term and targeted action to prevent violence against women and girls

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This report from the UK calls for long-term and targeted action to prevent violence against women and girls. In particular, it asks schools and other educational institutions to play their part.
Materials
  • General Material
March 2011

Struggling to Survive: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer/Questioning Homeless Youth on the Streets of California

Publisher(s):
This report reviews the reasons why LGBTQ youth become homeless and the challenges they face on the street, including being forced into trafficking and sex work due to difficulties they face in finding jobs.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2011

Labor Trafficking of Domestic Workers At-A-Glance

Publisher(s):
This document provides an overview of labor trafficking for the purpose of domestic work which is prevalent in the United States and internationally.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2011

Human Trafficking Assessment for Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Programs

Publisher(s):
The following document contains questions that can be used to assess a client for potential signs that she/he has been a victim of human trafficking.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2010

Adolescent Girls in the Minnesota Sex Trade: Tracking Study Results for February to November 2010

Publisher(s):
This report details the results of several statewide studies of commercial sexual exploitation of female children in the United States. The results indicate a significant number of girls under age 18 are involved in the sex trade, with rates varying state-by-state. The results are part of a multiyear quarterly tracking study.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2010

Porn Use and Sex Crimes

Author(s): Publisher(s):
Reid argues that viewing pornography leads to developing an unhealthy view of sexuality and may promote sexually violence activities.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2010

A Guide for Mothers, Grandmothers, and Others for Helping a Girl Caught in Prostitution or Sex Trafficking

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This is a seven-part online guide to help women learn how to help young girls victimized by prostitution or sex trafficking. Este es una guía electrónica para que las mujeres puedan aprender a ayudar a víctimas jóvenes de la prostitución y la trata sexual.
Materials
  • General Material
January 2010

Human Trafficking Power and Control Wheel

Publisher(s):
This tool shows the power and control tactics used against victims of human trafficking.
Materials
  • General Material
August 2009

Shattered Hearts: The Commercial Sexual Exploitation of American Indian Women and Girls in Minnesota

Publisher(s):
This material examines trends in prostitution among Native American women, including age and mode of entry; the factors that facilitate entry, including intergenerational trauma and homelessness; and barriers to exiting the sex trade. Recommendations are provided for future action.
Materials
  • General Material
June 2009

Effects of Pornography on Perceptions of Women and Sexual Violence

Author(s): Publisher(s):
This blog post discusses research and analyzes the framing of sexual violence in the media.