GSL Online

Gender & Sexuality Law Online is a webjournal published by the Columbia Law School Center for Gender & Sexuality Law.

Subject: Sex Work

Women Who Abort as Victims and Prostitutes as “Allegorical Threats to the Nation”

Author: Donna Azoulay, JD 2010 Abstract: Abortion and prostitution share similarities. Both typically involve two parties, one providing a service and the other paying for the service. Further, abortion and prostitution are typically gendered practices – in cases of abortion the person performing the...

The Creation of the Living Dead: North Korean Refugee Women in China

Author: Jeannie Chung, JD 2010 Abstract: North Korean refugee women who cross the border into China are vulnerable to traffickers who channel them into sex work or “marriage” to rural Chinese farmers. Faith-based NGOs play a unique role in the assistance of these women, because, unlike other...