Prostitution Tag

07 Oct 2009 Prostitution Law Challenged

CBC News, Oct 6, 2009: Canada's prostitution laws are puzzling, ill-conceived and contribute to horrific violence against sex workers, a Toronto court heard Tuesday. Lawyers for dominatrix Terri-Jean Bedford and prostitutes Valerie Scott and Amy Lebovitch are arguing for Canada's current prostitution laws to be thrown out. [Continue reading this story here.]...

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09 Dec 2008 Amsterdam to Close Brothels, Gambling Parlors

By Erin Blad, Dec. 8, 2008 Amsterdam has unveiled a comprehensive plan to close up to half of its businesses that "generate criminality," including brothels, gambling parlors and marijuana cafes. Saturday’s announcement also includes offering help for those who lose their jobs as a result of the plan. Amsterdam legalized prostitution in 2000. [Keep reading this article here.]...

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