TITLE

Prostitution laws: health risks and hypocrisy

PUB. DATE
July 2004
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/20/2004, Vol. 171 Issue 2, p109
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Discusses Canadian law on prostitution and its impact on the buying and selling of sexual services. Objective of the communication provision of prostitution laws; Disadvantage of the provision to young girl prostitutes working on the street; Causes of the death of prostitutes.
ACCESSION #
13705590

 

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