Karin Werkman is a Dutch Feminist and researcher. She works as coordinator of the prostitution exit programme at Fier, a women’s shelter in the north of the Netherlands. She has experience on a number of topics including climate change and humanitarian aid. Ms. Werkman has focused her research attention on laws and policies regarding prostitution and trafficking in women, in particular in her country of origin, the Netherlands. Ms. Werkman regularly assists non-governmental organizations in EU countries with research on different current topics. She has experience in policy making, and as an appreciated speaker at different regional and national institutions.