Different studies carried out by Farley and Di Nicola point that in general buyers are not deterred from buying sex when they know the prostitute has been trafficked or exploited

Different studies carried out by Farley and Di Nicola point that in general buyers are not deterred from buying sex when they know the prostitute has been trafficked or exploited. However, buyers tend to minimize the phenomenon of trafficking and sexual exploitation, and ignore the signals of force and coercion they may encounter (such as marks, bruises, the presence of pimps, age, the fact that the prostitute does not speak the language, the price of the service, etc.). According to a SOAIDS survey, 90% of the clients were unable to identify indicators of forced prostitution. Di Nicola, A. et al. (2009), Prostitution and Human Trafficking. Focus on Clients, Springer, 2009. See also SOAIDS survey which found that 90% of the clients were unable to identify indicators of forced prostitution. Quoted in Di Nicola, A. et al (2009) Prostitution and Human Trafficking… (p.109)