Sex Work and Policing

Asijiki Fact Sheet

Asijiki (2015). Sex Work and Policing. Asijiki Fact Sheet. Asijiki: Cape Town, South Africa.

As a group, sex workers are at high risk of violence and other crimes. Like many other at-risk groups, they are over-policed but under-protected. This fact sheet describes present problems with the policing of sex work and sex workers. It then explains how the situation could improve if sex work was decriminalised.