The Nordic Gender Institute, NIKK, has conducted a research project entitled “Prostitution in the Nordic Countries” on behalf of the Nordic Council of Ministers for Gender Equality (MR-JÄM). The aim of the project was to describe, illuminate and analyse the situation pertaining to prostitution and human trafficking for sexual purposes in the Nordic countries. The project ran between 2007-2008 and resulted in a research report and a conference report.You can find articles from NIKK magazine related to prostitution in the menu to the right.
The report ”Prostitution in the Nordic Countries. Conference report, Stockholm, October 16–17, 2008″ summarises the results of a research project conducted by the Nordic Gender Institute – NIKK – and commissioned by the Nordic Council of Ministers for Gender Equality. The aim of the project was to present and discuss research on prostitution and human trafficking for sexual purposes in the Nordic countries and the autonomous territories of the Faroe Islands, Greenland and Åland. The project compiled data on the extent of prostitution, as well as on both the legal and the social treatment of these issues. The report presents results from quantitative and qualitative studies on attitudes to prostitution and human trafficking for sexual purposes. The project comprised eleven Nordic researchers from various disciplines and from all the Nordic countries.