The Scottish Government recognises prostitution and other forms of commercial sexual exploitation as part of the spectrum of violence against women.

Equally Safe: Scotland's strategy for preventing and eradicating violence against women and girls. 2014

The End Prostitution Now campaign believes that challenging the demand to buy sex is the only effective long term strategy to prevent the harm that prostitution can cause to individuals, families and communities. This must be accompanied by prevention and harm reduction work and support to help people find alternatives to prostitution.

Scotland - Equally Safe.