World Conference on Women


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Position Paper

Committee: World Conference on Women

Topic: Sex work and the commercial sex industry

Delegates: Adriana Alzamora and Gabriela Hidalgo

Delegation: Republic of Chile

Discussing about sexuality has always provoked debate, comment and critique. For instance, the specialized women's rights international entity: The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) has not elaborated a policy position concerning the commercial sex industry. In consequence, up until this date, specific international guidelines for this form of work remain blurry. The sex industry is one of the few informal sectors in which employment in a new country may be easier to obtain [1]. Globally, half of migrants are women and, as other populations they might become involved in sex work ...