The Impact of the Prostitution Reform Act on the Health and Safety Practices of Sex Workers

Publications - Impact health safety

University of Otago logo. Gillian Abel
Lisa Fitzgerald
Cheryl Brunton

This project was funded by the Health Research Council of New Zealand and the Ministry of Justice.

Ethical approval was granted by the Multi-Region Ethics Committee

Department of Public Health and General Practice
University of Otago, Christchurch

Executive summary

1. Background

2. Estimation of numbers

3. Study methodology

4. Socio-demographic characteristics of the survey and qualitative samples

5. Entry into sex work, movement between sectors and exit from the industry

6. Health and safety of sex workers

7. The operation of the PRA

8. Conclusions


Appendix: Sex Worker Questionnaire

Index of figures and tables

Full report (PDF, 819Kb)

November 2007

IBSN 978-0-9582732-0-0


This project was part-funded by the Ministry of Justice. However, the views, opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this publication are strictly those of the author/s. They do not necessarily reflect the views of the Ministry of Justice.

The Ministry of Justice takes no responsibility for any errors or omissions in, or for the correctness of, the information contained in this publication.

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