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The rise and fall of the Joint Action in Norway
02. August 2010

The Project Nordic Prostitution Policy Reform comments on activist campaigning

Read MoreWhile Norway’s sex purchase ban went into effect in 2009, one might have expected a Norwegian sex purchase act much earlier. Norway had a broad coalition of activists campaigning against pornography and prostitution in the 1970s and ’80s. Using both militant action and public awareness raising methods, the movement gained some legislative success, but ultimately disbanded after internal division.

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The rise and fall of the Joint Action in Norway

The Project Nordic Prostitution Policy Reform comments on activist campaigning

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