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The 6th Conference on Prostitution, Sex Work and Human Trafficking

The conference location will be the University of Toledo in Ohio USA from the 1st to the 2nd of October 2009. The purpose of this conference is to bring together researchers and practitioners in an effort to lay the groundwork for future collaborative research, advocacy, and program development.

It also aims to educate social service, health care, and criminal justice professionals on human trafficking and the needs and risks of those victimized by the commercial sex industry. The themes of the conference are:
  • Violence and the Sex Trade
  • Children and Teen Victims of Trafficking
  • International Trafficking
  • HIV & other Health Related Risks
  • Programming Models and Funding
  • Domestic Trafficking
  • Personal Experiences in the Sex Trade
  • Drug Addiction and the Sex Trade
  • Men & Boys in the Sex Trade
  • Children of Women in the Sex Industry
  • Neighbourhood & Community Responses
  • Emotional Health
  • Target Assessment & Effective Intervention
  • Paradigms, Perspectives & Policies
  • Advocacy & Social Action
  • Survivor Experiences and Stories
  • Law Enforcement Perspectives
  • Coalition building and Consciousness raising
  • LGBTQ Perspectives on the Sex Industry 
This conference is open to researchers, practitioners, and workers in the social service, criminal justice, and health care fields. 
 
Languages
English will be the only language used during the conference.
 
Registration
Registration is now open and there does not appear to be any graded system for determining conference fees. Participants can participate in only one or both days. More information can be found here.
  
Exhibitions

Conference participants may reserve a table to display information and sell books and other materials. September 1st 2009 was the deadline to reserve tables but there may still be space available. Send your inquiries to ProstitutionConference@yahoo.com.

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