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In all cases, participants chose to conduct interviews at their workplace. Many participants ranked the psychological stress of police raids as the most difficult part of their work. Participant 35, Worker, Health and Wellness, Vancouver Current licensing regimes in the Greater Vancouver Area do not encourage license holders to ensure that more than one person is present to deter and assist in case of violence, robbery, or client conflict.
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases. Social and structural violence and power relations in mitigating HIV risk of drug-using women in survival sex work. This study provides critical evidence of the negative public health implications of prohibitive municipal licensing in the context of a criminalised and enforcement-based approach to sex work.
Finally, in light of the potential for sex work regulations to infringe on sex worker rights, our research highlights the critical importance of including sex workers in the design of any policy or legal shift that may impact upon their work. Page 14Cult Health Sex.
However, estimates indicate that there are hundreds of licensed indoor venues and unlicensed micro-brothels in the Greater Vancouver Remple et al. This study provides critical evidence of the negative public health implications of prohibitive municipal licensing in the context of a criminalised and enforcement-based approach to sex work.
While substantial municipal licensing and federal legal reform remains in the hands of policy makers, this research offers critical evidence to inform reforms that may better promote health and safety in sex work venues. AIDS Care.