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Society, Politics & Law
How does the lack of labour rights affect sex workers in Scotland? This article explores...
TV, Radio & Events
To what extent did Jack The Ripper mask more pressing fears of revolution in Victorian England? Michael Portillo investigates as part of the BBC/OU series 'The Things We Forgot to Remember'
In 1789 England’s all-female transport ship set sail for a penal colony in Australia. Timewatch follows the the floating brothel.
History & The Arts
The Venetian authorities became concerned that it was impossible to distinguish between courtesans and respectable women. Rules drawn up in 1543 determined what the courtesans could wear.
Beth Hertzfeld reveals how slavery is not consigned to the history books, but still very much a worldwide facet of modern life
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