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This page contains links to download the CATWA publications on the Nordic Model, prostitution and strip clubs.

In 2020, CATWA came together with Aotearoa/New Zealand-based sex trade survivor organisation Wahine Toa Rising to collaborate on a booklet Busting 16 myths about the sex trade. The booklet was released during the UN 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence.

The CATWA report Demand Change: Understanding the Nordic Model approach to prostitution is a comprehensive summary of the history behind the development of this model and its implementation in various countries.  It was revised and updated in 2017. The original 2013 version of the report can be found here.

Printable Nordic Model infographic (2018)

7 reasons for not legalising prostitution (2012). CATWA  pamphlet setting out the 7 main reasons for not legalising prostitution. These reasons counter the arguments put forward by governments wanting to legalise prostitution. Bibliography for pamphlet

Not Just Harmless Fun: The strip club industry in Victoria.(2010)

Introduction to the launch of the Strip Club report and the accompanying media release

Anti-Porn Survival Kit This booklet was produced for a pornography event hosted by CATWA in 2009