Abuse of a victim of sex trade
Evaluation of the Finnish sex purchase ban
Ministry of Justice, Finland, 2014, 118 pages
The report explores the effectiveness of the offence “abuse of a victim of sex trade” (Criminal Code, chapter 20 section 8). Enacted in 2006, this provision prohibits the purchasing of sex from a victim of human trafficking or procuring.
Investigating and proving ‘abuse of a victim of sex trade’ has turned out to be challenging.
The report concludes with recommendations.
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