The Government has not conducted any assessments to the link between legal pornography, people trafficking and sexual slavery.
The Government Equalities Office are commissioning qualitative research to look into any relationship between porn and attitudes to women. This research is due to be completed this Summer 2019.
The Government has commissioned a research project into the prevalence and nature of prostitution in England and Wales; to inform the evidence base before any changes are made to policy and legislation in respect of prostitution. This independent research is being led by the University of Bristol and we anticipate receiving their report in the Spring this year.