Invisible torture by Rebecca Mott
Recently there has been yet more fuss about state-run torture.
This is the visible torture that it is ok to be disgusted by, and to protest about.
This is the visible torture that we can hang our political and moral status on – whether the state is Britain, America, Egypt, Iran or Pakistan.
It is ok to be furious that there is tortured by any State on any person, especially if that torture is done to a civilian male.
But every day in every country, under all political systems – the prostituted are being tortured.
The prostituted have been tortured from the beginning of the invention of the sex trade to the moment you are reading this post.
The mass torturing of the prostituted is the largest form of invisible violence that most societies make the decision to ignore.
The torture of the prostituted is inside every cell of their…
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