The International Sex Trade and the Internet: Partners in Crime

The module explores the symbiotic relationship between the Internet and the international sex industry. In addition to in-depth analyses of the sex industry, it will discuss how local and international laws and policies have failed to curb the demand for trafficked women and have tended to punish those who have been victimized by the sex trade rather than those who control it. The last part focuses on how groups and communities have been using technology to combat trafficking and explore options for and objections to regulating the Web's content.
Publication date: 
Thursday, March 3, 2005
Year of publication: 
2002