Hannah Barkhouche

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Venezuela's Economic Crisis is Forcing More and More Women Into Prostitution

Venezuela's failing economy has women commuting to nearby Colombia— where prostitution has not been criminalized — for quick paydays.<p><i>Fusion</i> spoke to several women who have traveled to Cucuta, Colombia, a busy border town, in search of sex work. A 21-year-old woman named "Jennifer" told the site …

Ireland’s ban on the purchase of sex will be challenged by a sex worker

A sex worker at a brothel in Hamburg, Germany.<p>Image: AP/Press Association Images<p>A sex worker at a brothel in Hamburg, Germany.<p>Image: AP/Press …

Ireland

New raids in Alkmaar harass sex workers

I don't write much about other cities in Holland with prostitution, for the very simple fact that I don't work there, so I don't know what's going on …

Sex Sells -- Why Brothel Owner Says Prostitution Should Be Legalized

NEW YORK (TheStreet) - Should prostitution be legal? Dennis Hof says it's vital for the industry to be legalized.<p>Hof, author of <i>The Art of the Pimp</i> …

Will California Legalize Prostitution Next? Inside the Crowd-Sourced Fundraising

In 2008, San Francisco’s decriminalization drive went down in flames over donors’ fears of being outed. So proponents formed a nonprofit—and took …

San Francisco

Sweden’s prostitution solution

Here in Canada, most progressive people hold an enlightened view of prostitution. Since fighting it is futile, we ought to legalize and regulate it. Legalizing prostitution would destigmatize sex-trade workers and increase their safety. Hey, maybe they'll even start signing up for dental …

Amnesty International

Why I'm Happy I Became a Sex Worker

I was in my early 20s, teaching undergrads in the morning, taking graduate classes in the afternoon, and selling nighttime webcam sex shows on a site …