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Making Sex Work Safe

Making Sex Work Safe
Commercial sex in context
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Strategies for education
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  Further reading


Chapter 1 

AIDS in the world II: global dimensions, social roots and responses. Mann, J and Tarantola, D (eds), New York: Oxford University Press, 1996

'Missing masculinity? Prostitutes' clients in Alicante, Spain.' (Hart, A) In Dislocating masculinity: comparative ethnographies. Cornwall, A and Lindisfarne, N (eds), London and New York: Routledge, 1993

Women and prostitution: a social history. Bullough, V and B, Buffalo: Prometheus Books, 1987

Whores in history. Roberts, N, London: HarperCollins, 1992 

Prostitution In Victorian society: women, class and the state. Walkowitz, J, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1980

Women and human rights. Tomasevski, K, London: Zed Books, 1993 

Vindication of the rights of whores: report of the second World Whores Congress. Pheterson, G (ed), Seattle: Seal Press, 1989

From cop to call girl. Almodovar, N J, New York: Simon and Shuster, 1995

Working: my life as a prostitute. French, D, New York: Dutton, 1988 

Sex work: writings by women in the sex Industry. Delacoste, F and Alexander, P (eds), London: Virago Press, 1989

Reading, writing and rewriting the prostitute body. Bell, S, Bloomington and Indianopolis: Yale University Press, 1994

Working girls and their men. Boyle, S, Smith Gryphon, 1994 

The front line: women In the sex industry speak. Roberts, N, London: Grafton Books (Collins), 1986

Being a prostitute. Perkins, R and Bennet, G, Sydney: George Allen and Unwin, 1985

True tales from the Australian sex industry. Cockington, J and M, Linda, Sydney 1995

Sex work and sex workers in Australia. Perkins, R and Lovejoy, F. Sydney: University of New South Wales Press, 1994

Sex work on the streets: prostitutes and their clients. McKeganey, N and Barnard, M, London: Open University Press, 1996

'A matter of choice: discourses on prostitution In the Philippines' in Sites of desire/economies of pleasure: sexualities in Asia and the Pacific. Manderson, Lenore and Jolly, Chicago: University of Chicago Press

The Indian call girls. Kapur, E New Delhi: Orient Paperbacks, 1979 

Male order: life stories from boys who sell sex. Gibson, B, London: Cassel, 1995

Male prostitution. West, D J and de VIlliers, B, London: Duckworth, 1992, and New York: Harrington Park Press, 1993

Understanding the male hustler. Steward, S, New York: Harrington Park Press, 1991

This Idle trade: the occupational patterns of male prostitution. Livy, A, Visano, Concord Ontario: Vitsano Books, 1987

Male prostitution. West, D, New York: Harrington Park Press, 1993 

Gigolos and madames bountiful: illusions of gender power and Intimacy. Nelson, A and Robinson, B W; Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1994 

Hustling: a gentleman's guide to the fine art of homosexual prostitution. Preston, J, New York: Masquerade Books, 1994

The sexual outlaw. Rechy, J, New York: Grove Press, 1977

City of night. Rechy, J, New York: Grove Press, 1963 

The boys of Vaseline Alley: true homosexual experiences. Boyd, R N, San Francisco: Leyland Publications, 1994

One out of four. Martin, D, Toronto: Coach House Press, 1986 

'Male transvestite prostitutes and HIV risk'  (Elifson, K W and Boles, J) In American Journal of Public Health, vol 83 no 2, February 1993

Travesti: a Invencao do feminino. Helio R S Silva Relume Durara 1993 Rio de Janeiro (Portuguese)

Sexual conduct and sexual Identity In clients of male sex workers. Schott-Ben Redjeb, Gundrun, Pant, Anand; Kleiber, Diete, Sozialpadpgogisches Instltut Berlin (VIII International AIDS Conference, Amsterdam, 1992)

On the margins: men who have sex with men and HW In the developing world. McKenna, N, London: Panos Institute In association with the Norwegian Red Cross, 1996

Sexuality, politics and AIDS In Brazil: In another world? Daniel, H and Parker, R, London: Taylor and Francis, 1992

Making visible the Invisible, sexuality and sexual health In South Asia, a focus on male to male sexual behaviours. Khan, S, Naz Foundation: London

Chapter 2 

'Prostitution: soliciting for change' In New Internationalist, no 252, February 1994

The prostitution prism. Pheterson, G, Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 1996

'The dilemma of prostitution for feminists' (Carpenter, B) In Social Alternatives 12 (4), January, 1994

Sex, money and morality: prostitution and tourism in South East Asia. Thanh Dam Truong. London: Zed Books. 1990

Vamps, virgins, and victims: how can women fight AIDS? Gorna. R, London: Cassell, 1996

Transnational sex work. prostitution migration and employment. Kamala, K and Doezema, J (eds). New York: Routledge. 1998

'Sex work, HIV and the state' (Druce, N and Overs. C) In Feminist Review no 48. autumn 1994

Redefining prostitution on the international agenda. Bindman. J and Doezema, J, Anti Slavery International and Network of Sex Work Projects, London

Live sex acts: women performing erotic labour. Chapkiss. W; Cassell, 1997. 
Chapters Include: Strategic responses on prohibition and Informal Intolerance; legalisations, regulation and licensing; and sex worker self-advocacy




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'Prostitution and the contours of control' In Sexual cultures: communities, values and intimacy. Weeks, J and Holland, J, Hampshire and London: Macmillan, 1996

'Selling the body, keeping the soul: sexuality, power, SSM Edwards, and the theories and realities of prostitution' In Body matters: essays on the sociology of the body. Scott, S and Morgan, D (eds), Sussex: FaImer Press, 1993

'Feminist debates on prostitution', (Macintosh M), In Sexualizing the social: power and the organization of sexuality. Adkins, L and Mercant, V (eds), Hampshire and London: Macmillan, 1996

'What's wrong with prostitution? Evaluating sex work'
(Overall, C) In Signs, 17( 4), summer 1992
Moral dilemmas of femlnism: prostitution, adultery, and abortion. Shrage, L, New York and London: Routledge, 1994

'Seropositive sex workers and HIV/AIDS prevention: a need for realistic policy development' In AIDS/STD Health Promotion Exchange 1992/1

Australian national consultation on the Issues and needs of HIV positive sex workers. Overs, C, Scarlet Alliance, 1991.

Desde el cuerpo (From the body) Mora, M A, Columbia: Fundacion Apoyemonos, 1996

Boys for sale: a study of the prostitution of young boys for sexual purposes. Drew, D and Drake, J, New York: Brown Book Co, 1969

'The varieties of sexual experience of the street children of Mwanza, Tanzania' (Rajant, Rand Kudratl, M) In Learning about sexuality: a practical beginning. Zeldensteln, S and Moore, K (eds), New York: Population Council, 1996

Sometimes God has a kid's face: the story of America's exploited street kids. Ritter, B, Covenant House, 1988

Les enfanis de la prostitution. Dorais, M and Menard, D, Montreal: VLB Edlteur, 1987

International Journal of Drug Policy, Pat O'Hare (ed), London: Whurr Publtshers.


Chapter 3 

'HIV and the sex industry' (Morgan Thomas, R) In Working with women and AIDS: medical, social, and counselling issues.
Bury, J, Morrison V and McLaughlin, S (eds), London: Tavistock/Routledge, 1992

Women and HIV/AIDS: an international resource book. Berer, M and Ray, S, London: Pandora Press/Harper Collins, 1993. Also available In Spanish: La mujer y el VIH/SIDA French: Les femmes et Ie VIH/SIDA and Portuguese: Mulheres e HIV/AIDS

NGOs working with sex workers (Asia): a personal perspective. Weeramunda. A J. New York: UNDP, 1995

'Sharing our experiences: sex workers united against AIDS' In Women's Health Journal. 2: 69-74. 1996

The risk of AIDS in Vietnam: an audience analysis of risk factors for HIV/AIDS amongst men and commercial sex workers in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. Franklin. B, Hanoi: CARE International In Vietnam, 1993

'Outreach guidelines' In AIDS Action, issue 21. London: AHRTAG. 1993 'Keys to counselling' in AIDS Action issue 24. London: AHRTAG, 1994 Essential AIDS information resources. London: AHRTAG, 1994 Working with young people on sexual health and HIV/AIDS. London: AHRTAG, 1996

Peer education and sex workers in developing countries. Wolffers, 1. Indonesia, 1997

Articles in Royal Tropical lnstitute, AIDS/STD Health Promotion Exchange (see Key Information sources) 

Issue 1992/1 was devoted to the theme of sex work and Included:

'Key issues in sex work related HIV/AIDS/STD prevention intervention planning' 

'Positive reinforcement to promote safer sex among clients: India'

'Promoting "condom-only brothels: Thailand'

'Maritza overcomes clients' refusal to use condoms: Dominican Republic' 

'Working towards a "culture of prevention": Mexico' 

'The "Pegacao" Programme for young male sex workers: Brazil' ( 1991/4) 

'Training of bar workers in condom promotion: Ethiopia' (1990/4) 

'AIDS campaigns targeted to sex workers' clients: The Netherlands/Germany' (1990/2)

'Project to train sex workers as peer educators: Cameroon' (1989/4) 

'Prevention materials for male and female sex workers: Brazil' (1989/4) 

'El Callao project holds materials design contest among sex workers: Peru' (1989/3)

'Design and implementation of an education programme to prevent AIDS, for and with a group of prostitutes in El Callao, Peru' (1988/4) 

'Albion Street Centre provides testing and counseling for sex workers and drug user: Australia'  (1989/3) 

'PROCETS education programme for sex workers: Dominican Republic' (1988/3)

'Reaching the hard to reach: bringing the programme to the audience: Kenya' (1988/2)

'Police distribute leaflets to sex workers: Switzerland' (1988/1) 

'A community PAR approach to HIV/AIDS prevention among sex workers' (1996/3/4)

'Famous soap opera actors work with sex workers: Brazil' (1993/3)

Chapter 4 

Three year stint at Sonagacht: an exposition 1992-1995, an STD/HIV intervention programme. Newsletter of the Sonagachi project Available from: 132/1 Kavert House, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Calcutta, West Bengal 700 873, India

Innovative experimentation in AIDS education to eunuchs (all). Available from: Dr P Krlshnamurthy at State AIDS Project (Cell Society), 417 Pantheon Road, Madras, TamIl Nadu 600 008, India

'When sex is a job: an interview with Chantawipa Apisuk of EMPOWER' In Learning about sexuality: A practical beginning. Zeldenstein, S and Moore, K (eds), New York: Population Council, 1996

Income generation schemes for the urban poor for NGOs. Oxford: Oxfam Publications

Power and community. Altman, D, London: Taylor and Francis, 1994 

'Researching prostitution and violence' (O'Niell, M) in Women, violence and male power: feminist research, activism and practice. Hester, K and Radford (eds), Buckingham and Philadelphia: Open University Press, 1996

Management of patients with STDs. Technical report series 810, Geneva: World Health Organization

Practical Issues in HIV testing. London: AHRTAG, 1994 [out of print] 'Promoting sexual health' in AIDS Action Issue 22, London: AHRTAG, 1993

'All about STDs' in AIDS Action Issue 26, London: AHRTAG, 1994 

'Rights and respect' and 'Income generating schemes' in AIDS Action Issue 33, London: AHRTAG, 1996

'The sex industry' in AIDS Action Issue 15, London, AHRTAG, 1991

Chapter 5 

Making it: a woman's guide to sex in the age of AIDS. Patton, C and Kelly, J, New York: Firebrand Books. In English and Spanish.

The workers handbook. Sex Workers Outreach Project. Available from: Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations (AFAO)

Sexe a moindre risque. PASTT. illustrated booklet for transgender sex workers In French. Available from: PASTT, c/o AIDES Federation, 23 Rue de Chateau Landon, 75010 Parts, France

'One world, one gender: report of the 1996 International Conference on AIDS' (Gorna, R) In Journal of the International Associatton of Physicians in AIDS Care, Vol 2 no 10, October 1996.




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Chapter 6 

TAMPEP materials: 
Leaflets about AIDS and hepatitis B, venereal diseases and condoms and lubricants, available in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Thai, Polish, Czech, Bulgarian and Russian.

Comics: 'Augusta's Way' In English, 'Dicas & Jeitinhos' In Portuguese, 'Dichos y Diretes' In Spanish. 

Cassettes about AIDS prevention available in Polish, Czech, Russian, Bini, lbo, Pidgin, English, Akan and Portuguese.

Two leaflets for transsexuals and transvestites: the first covering hormones, silicone, transgender operations and condoms; the second about venereal diseases, AIDS and Hepatitis B. Available In English, Portuguese and Spanish; Thai in preparation. 

Folder about contraception in English, Spanish and Portuguese.

Comic folder 'Advice on security at work' In the series 'Augusta's Way'.

Leaflet 'General advice on security at work', available in English, Portuguese, Spanish, Polish, Russian and Bulgarian. Booklet about AIDS and STD In Serbian-Croat and Albanian.

Material for peer educators 'Love and care for yourself'.

TAMPEP reports and materials for migrant sex workers in Europe are available from Prostitution Documentation Centre (see Key information

Siren's Story
Available from: Scarlet AIlIance

Crossing borders: migration, ethnicity and AIDS. Haour Knipe, M and Rector, R (eds), London: Taylor and Francis, 1996

National AIDS Bulletin, AFAO AvaIlable from: Australian Federation of AIDS Organisatlons (AFAO)

AIDS, drugs and prostitution. Plant, M (ed), London: TavIstock/Routledge, 1990

Youth reaching youth implementation guide: a peer programme for alcohol and other drug use prevention. 
AvaIlable from: National Resource Centre for Youth Services

Trafficking in women: forced labour and slavery-like practices in marriage, domestic labour and prostitution. Weyers, M and Lap-Chew, L, Utrecht: Foundation against Trafficking in Women, 1997 

Chapter 7 

Community action on HIV: a resource manual for HW prevention and care. Aboagye-Karteng. T and Moodie, R Fairfield, Macfarlane Burnet Centre for Medical Research, 1995

'Making progress' in AIDS Action Issue 32, London: AHRTAG, 1996 

Community HIV prevention handbook. UNAIDS. Available from: UNAlDS, CH 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland.

Report of the European Symposium on health and the sex industry. Network of Sex Work Projects, 1994

Making sex work safer: a guide to HIV/AIDS prevention interventions. GPA/WHO (unpublished)

'Effectiveness and coverage of sex-work interventions in developing countries' in AIDS/STD Health Promotion Exchange, 1992/1

Partners in evaluation: a handbook for community-based programmes with local communities, Feuerstein, M T, London: Macmillan, 1986

Review of best practice for interventions in sexual health, Gordon, P and Slelgiltholme, C, 1996 Available from: Department for International Development (formerly ODA), Health and Population Office British High Commission, 50-M Shantipath, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi 21, India

Guide for working with commercial sex workers: experiences from Calabar, Nigeria. AlDSTECH, Family Health International, 1992

HIV/AIDS project planning for NGOs. Huddart, J, New Delhi: UNDP Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific, 1992

Effective HIV/AIDS activities: NGO work in developing countries. Report on the collaborative study. London: UK NGO AIDS Consortium, 1996



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