okt. - Even the number of prostitutes in Sweden before and after the introduction of the ban is difficult to determine, according to Skilbrei. “Knowledge concerning the size of the prostitution market before the ban was primarily based on whom the social workers came into contact with. There's no reason to assume. 7. aug. - Swedish law targets those who pay for prostitutes rather than the prostitutes themselves Getty. Less than an hour before she arrives in the lobby of a budget business hotel in the centre of Malmo, Cora has witnessed Sweden's much-praised sex-purchase law in action. The year-old Polish woman has. 1. Selected extracts of the. Swedish government report SOU ―The Ban against the Purchase of Sexual. Services. An evaluation ‖. Contents. A. Preface (translated by from the supply, that is, the prostitutes, to the demand, namely, the buyers, human traffickers and procurers. During the period that the.