Elly Arrow is a radfem blogger who lives in Germany where prostitution is legalised. She sees the terrible harm done to women by this outdated, sexist institution and recently participated some research into homicide rates in prostitution.
Be warned – it’s worse than you thought.
FOLLOW ELLY’S WORK
OTHER KEY ORGANISATIONS
SPACE International – international network of sex trade survivors
YOU MY SISTER, new survivors’ Exit support group with online mental health support:
LINKS REFERENCED DURING OBJECTINAR!
Study by exited woman Andrea Heinz about the spectrum of choice and supporting all women in the sex trade
Paradise-mega-brothel pimp admits you cannot run brothels without organized crime:
Guardian (Unfortunately there is a paywall, but this article tells most of it in English )
Sex Industry Kills – a wiki about sex trade homicides around the world
Health & Well-Being in the German Sex Trade (one chapter focusses on prostituted women):
ELLY’S FUND RAISER
to support prostituted women destitute because of Covid Wire money to:
ALARM Gegen Sexkauf und Menschenhandel e.V. (Against sex-buying and people trafficking) IBAN: DE10 5135 0025 0205 0583 37 BIC: SKGIDE5FXXX (Sparkasse Gießen) MUST include the keyword: “ELLA”
BEFORE YOU SPEAK, THINK. BEFORE YOU THINK, READ
Many people express views on prostitution knowing nothing about it. Here are some good books to help you inform yourself.
Iceberg Slim ‘Pimp, the story of my life’ 1967 Barry K. ‘The Prostitution of Sexuality – the global exploitation of women’1995
Jeffreys S . ‘The Idea of Prostitution’ 1997
Brown, L. ‘Sex Slaves, the trafficking of women in Asia’ 2000
Gupta, R. ‘Enslaved, the new British slavery’ 2007, p247ff
Pimpin’ Ken, ‘Pimpology, the 48 laws of the game’ 2007
Forsyth, S. ‘Slave Girl – sold into sex slavery’ 2009
Wilson, D. ‘A history of British serial killing’ 2009 (chapter 7)
Malarek, V. ‘The Johns – sex for sale and the men who buy it’ 2009
Malarek, V. ‘The Natashas, slavery rape and murder in the global sex trade’ 2011
Hayes, S. ‘Trafficked, my story’ 2012 Pai, ‘Invisible – Britain’s Migrant Sex Workers’ 2013
Hollington Kris ‘Unthinkable – the shocking scandal of the UK sex traffickers 2013
Raymond, J. ‘Not a choice, not a job’ 2013
Moran, R. ‘Paid For – my journey through prostitution’ 2015
Tankard Reist & Norma (eds) ‘Prostitution Narratives, stories of survival in the sex trade’ 2016 Banyard, K ‘Pimp State’ 2016 Haggstrom, S. ‘Shadow’s Law’ 2016
Bindel, J. ‘ The Pimping of Prostitution- abolishing the sex work myth’ 2017
Rubenhold, H. ‘The Five – women killed by ‘Jack the Ripper” 2019