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Coalition Against Trafficking in Women
Speaking of prostitution (2013) An excellent resource from the Swedish feminist organisation Kvinnofronten. It provides many arguments to counter the pro-prostitution lobby and is written in a straight forward, non-academic style.
What Happens When Prostitution Becomes Work? An Update on Legalisation of Prostitution in Australia. A paper by Mary Sullivan (CATWA)
Prostitution Research and Education A very comprehensive site
Report on Prostitution in four countries Evidence submitted by Julie Bindel and Liz Kelly for the Prostitution Tolerance Zones (Scotland) Bill. The document covers issues related to prostitution in Victoria, Ireland, the Netherlands and Sweden.
Facts Sheet on Prostitution in Sweden A useful summary document on the Swedish situation prepared by the Ministry of Industry, Employment and Communications (2004) pdf format
Sex Trafficking and Human Rights
UNHRC Report on Trafficking in Persons 2009 This is the report from the UN Special Rapporteur on Trafficking, presented to the 10th Session of the Human Rights Council
A Global Report on Human Trafficking in Persons: United Nations Office on drugs and Crime 2009
Trafficking in Women for Sexual Exploitation Lara Fergus (Australian Institute of Family Studies) 2005
Joint Parliamentary Committee on Australian Crime Commission - Inquiry into Trafficking in Women for Sexual Servitude - terms of reference and submissions. CATWA submission
Joint Parliamentary Committee on Australian Crime Commission Evidence given at public hearing in Melbourne, Nov 2003. The evidence by Sheila Jeffreys is on page 61 of the document.
Human Rights WatchThis link takes you directly to the Trafficking section of the Human Rights Watch web site.
Equality Now Ending violence an discrimination agianst women and girls
International Law and UN Conventions and other Documents
CEDAW Convention to end all forms of discrimination against women
2003 Report of Working Party on Contemporary Forms of Slavery This Report monitors all forms of slavery, including sexual exploitation. It clearly argues against legalisation and prostitution as work. The recommendations on p17-19 are particularly important.
New Zealand Prostitution Legislation
Prostitution Reform Act 2003 This link takes you to the NZ Statutes, organised alphabetically - click on the P on the left hand menu and then on the Prostitution Reform Act.
Other Feminist Links
WEAVE Australian National Women's Alliance that aims to eliminate all forms of male violence
Coalition for a Feminist Agenda Australian feminist site
Sisyphe This is a Canadian feminist site - the link takes you to the English language archive.