“Their passports are taken. They are told they are here to undertake sexual services and they will not be paid’: How long can the sex industry deny trafficking?

Cross-posted from: Melinda Tankard Reist
Originally published: 18.09.15

AFP reveals sex trafficking based in Sydney brothels

How can the sex industry continue to deny the reality of trafficking in this country? Of course it is in their interests to play it down, given their brothels are hungry for as many women as possible to meet demand. The AFP has provided evidence of trafficking in NSW brothels to a parliamentary inquiry. Collective Shout has made a submission to the Inquiry into the Regulation of Brothels, authored by Dr Caroline Norma, extracts below (complete submissions with references here.)
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