Nepal’s Sex Industry Boom Lures Young Jobseekers

Thousands of young women each year are lured into Kathmandu’s booming and unregulated sex industry that operates out of cafes and bars. Many arrive with hopes of saving money and going home, but the wages are often too meager for that to ever happen.

Envision a Sex Worker Movement Sans Feminism

“Momentum: Making Waves in Sexuality, Feminism and Relationships” is a collection of essays from an annual conference on sexuality. In this excerpt, Audacia Ray wants a broader discussion of human rights and the complexity of the sex industry.