“It is… difficult to discern any clear trend of development: has the extent of prostitution increased or decreased? we cannot give any unambiguous answer to that question”.
the nAtIonAL BoArd of heALth And weLfAre 2008: 63
“to be able to tell how many people that are engaging in sex trade according to this definition of the sex purchase law, within any particular period of time in the country as a whole, of course that’s a very common political expectation but is nonsensical to anyone with basic knowledge of scientific methodology ”.
IntervIew, 2010, SenIor AdvISor reGArdInG ProStItutIon – the nAtIonAL BoArd of heALth And weLfAre