Sweden & The Nordic Model


The Rise of Carceral Feminism in Sweden: Analyzing Political Debate and Policy on Men’s Violence Against Women Link



22 Years of End Demand: The Evidence is in…-October 12th, 2021

Nordic Model Interventions 2021

Governing in the Name of Caring—the Nordic Model of Prostitution and its Punitive Consequences for Migrants Who Sell Sex  2018

Just three convictions since law targeting those who used prostitutes introduced– January 29th, 2020

20 Years Of Failing Sex workers- 2019

Ireland-Sex work law change ’caused a spike in demand’-September 19th, 2019

The Problem of Prostitution’: Repressive policies in the name of migration control, public order, and women’s rights in France– June 2019

There is no empirical evidence to date that [Sweden’s buyer law] has reduced human trafficking for sexual exploitation.” June 24th, 2019

Roots of End Demand.  They’re not just protecting women — they’re protecting the purity of white femininity- May 23rd, 2019

Quashing Demand Criminalizing Clients? Evidence from the UK- May 2019

Swiss quarrel over prostitution ban -Sept 10th, 2018

Adolescents’ motives for selling sex in a welfare state – A Swedish national study 2018

Why the ‘Nordic Model’ sucks (with references) 2018

Two years before and two years after §§  25-27 of Criminal Law (Sexual Offenses) Act 2017 compared, @uglymugsie research and reporting suggest, a 90% crime increase and 92% violent crime reported by sex workers on Ireland.

In the year since Ireland brought in the Nordic model, there has been a 54% increase in crime against sex workers reported to National Ugly Mugs Ireland, and violent crime is up by 77%.

The Swedish Sex Purchase Act: Where Does it Stand?

Nordic Model: The Ongoing Criminalization of Sex Workers in Northern Europe -July 1st, 2018

Smart Sex Workers’ Guide: Challenging the introduction of the Nordic ModelDec 2017

Swedish NGO Under Investigation for Creating Fake ‘Rescue’ Stories to Solicit Donations  by NSWP on 28th August 2017

Linking Prostitution and Human Trafficking Policies: The Nordic Experience by May-Len Skilbrei and Charlotta Holmström -July 15th 2017

Analysis of the Swedish laws on sex work in regard to the Freedom from Sexual Exploitation Petition-by Calum Bennachie

No, new research does NOT show that violence decreases under the Nordic model by by Wendy Lyon Posted on January 24, 2013

Advocacy Toolkit – The Real Impact of the Swedish Model on Sex Workers (NSWP)

“Double Whammy Against the Swedish Model” –  March 15, 2017

Why the ‘Nordic Model’ sucks (with references)- Feb 21st, 2016

The ‘Nordic model’ of prostitution law is a myth (The Conversation) 

Swedish Model – A Failure (BAYSWAN)

The Problem With the “Swedish Model” for Sex Work Laws (New Republic)

Nordic Model of Prostitution ‘Makes Sex Workers More Vulnerable to Violence and STDs’ (IBT)

Resistance to the Swedish model through LGBTQ and sex work community collaboration and online intervention (Nicklas Dennermalm, Digital Culture & Education)

Swedish Abolitionism as Violence Against Women-sex worker open university-April 6th 2013