Sexual Exploitation and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

According to a recent study, 68% of women working in prostitution suffer from the condition, that’s compared to just 7% of the general population of the UK.

Life After Sexual Exploitation

Though it may not seem like it at the time, there is life after sexual exploitation. With a bit of help and support, many people who are affected by sexual exploitation go on to live happy, fulfilled and successful lives.

Loved or Used?

Take a look at the stories and statistics about women working in the sex industry, and you’ll quickly see that they come from huge variety of backgrounds and become sex workers for an even bigger number of reasons.

Who is at Risk of Sexual Exploitation?

Several high profile news stories and increased awareness of trafficking have helped to educate the public about the issue. However one thing that many people still don’t realise is that almost anyone can be at risk of sexual exploitation.

Snapshot of UEA’s Study of Norfolk Sex Workers’ Support Needs

To try to ensure that the relevant organisations are meeting the needs of today’s sex workers, the University of East Anglia has undertaken a study into the support needs of sex workers across Norfolk.

Enforced Prostitution and Trafficking

For some women, sex work is a choice. Whether for financial reasons, flexibility or simply because they enjoy it, they have independently decided to work in the sex industry. However, for other women, sex work is not a choice...