The Australian Christian Lobby has been warning that brothels do not protect vulnerable women and children. The Melbourne Magistrates Court heard evidence on Friday of a 16 year old child allegedly prostituted in Heidelberg for $100, highlighting the depraved depths some brothels will go.
A child has been exploited in prostitution in Melbourne, according to charges laid against Melbourne brothel operators. The case coincides with the Andrews Labor Government review into removing criminal penalties for sex work.
Initial recruitment will involve convenience sampling and snowball recruitment techniques. . . . This will include advertisements and media releases in gay and lesbian press, flyers at gay and lesbian social and support groups, and investigator attendance at gay and lesbian community events. . . . Primarily recruitment will be through emails posted on gay and lesbian community email lists aimed at same-sex parenting. This will include, but not be limited to, Gay Dads Australia and the Rainbow Families Council of Victoria.
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