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Vulnerability and involvement in drug use and sex work
Home Office

The separation of private and commercial sex and not having problematic drug use as a principle motivation for sex work were crucial factors for successfully leaving sex work and stopping drug use.

Women Drug Users and Drugs Service Provision
DPAS (January 2002)

The study sheds light on why it is difficult to engage women – a combination of the particular social pressures faced by women and the way in which drugs services have developed. It also gives an insight into the realities of women problem users’ lives, describing a picture of women who may have suffered past trauma or abuse and who are often disadvantaged in economic and social terms.

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