Mayor Halsema has mooted the idea of issuing permits for prostitutes to operate beyond the claustrophobic red light zone.
This year, Amsterdam city councilors will be provided an opportunity to keep one bad policy from supplanting another, to finally recognize sex work as a form of self-employment like any other, and to treat it as such.
Clients are required to check this pass.
She stubs out a cigarette, turns down a video on her phone and leads me down a short corridor to a small, white, concrete room.
Totally, the city has about such windows, with the big majority of them located at the Wallen in the Red Light District.
Calvinistic morals were mirrored in the government policies of the seventeenth century.
Most sources place this number between 15, and 30,
We have some rights, but we're not there yet.
Ultimately, the priority for sex workers, activists, unions and policymakers is enabling safety in an otherwise at-risk profession, experts say.