QotD: “Brief structured interviews of 100 prostituting women and children were conducted in Vancouver”

Anti-Porn Feminists

[TW: severe sexual and physical violence against women]
Brief structured interviews of 100 prostituting women and children were conducted in Vancouver, BC…90% of these women had been physically assaulted in prostitution. Of those who had been physically assaulted, 82% had been assaulted by johns. 89% had been physically threatened while in prostitution, and 67% had been threatened with a weapon. 78% of these respondents had been raped in prostitution. 67% of those women had been raped more than 5 times in prostitution. 76% of those who reported raped stated that they had been raped by customers. 67% of our interviewees reported that pornography was made of them in prostitution, and 64% had been upset by an attempt to force them to perform an act that customers had seen in pornography. 75% of the women we interviewed in Vancouver reported physical injuries from violence in prostitution. Many reported stabbings and beatings…

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