Is prostitution a job? Popular media portrays those involved in prostitution as typically glamorized or empowered individuals. However, the research reveals that this is not the experience of the vast majority of those involved in the sex trade.
Melissa Farley’s research found:
“Across countries, 73 percent reported physical assault in prostitution, 62 percent reported having been raped since entering prostitution, 67 percent met criteria for a diagnosis of PTSD. On average, 92 percent stated that they wanted to leave prostitution.”
Tune in to this latest episode of the “Sexploitation?” podcast to learn about the harms of prostitution and why it should never be considered employment.
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