Occupational health and safety of migrant sex workers in New Zealand

Immigration New Zealand

This research provides an in-depth understanding of issues facing migrant sex workers in New Zealand, with a particular focus on occupational health and safety, and sexual reproductive health.

It was intended that the research would provide an evidence base from which NZPC could develop and provide migrant-relevant advocacy and services. Specific research objectives include:

1. understand the New Zealand sex work context in which migrants are working

2. identify the specific needs of migrant sex workers with regards to: occupational health and safety needs; sexual and reproductive needs; and any other needs that may contribute to the general health of migrant sex workers

3. identify barriers and facilitators to migrant sex workers' receipt of appropriate services and/or required assistance.

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