Swedes have a reputation for being pro-sex. The Netherlands is the latest country to flirt with the Swedish model. In Sweden banned the purchase—but not the sale—of sex. A curious coalition of feminists and Christians backed the law. They argued that it would wipe out prostitution by eliminating demand, and that this would be a good thing because all sex work is exploitative. Anyone selling sex is a victim, even if she denies it.
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Tough times for Amsterdam sex business - BBC News
Prostitution in the Netherlands is legal and regulated. Operating a brothel is also legal. De Wallen , the largest and best-known Red-light district in Amsterdam, is a destination for international sex tourism. As with other countries, estimates regarding the total number of prostitutes vary.
Prostitution in the Netherlands: what is really happening here
You may work as a prostitute in the Netherlands if you are over the age of You must also satisfy a number of conditions, which depend on your country of origin. If you are a citizen of one of the countries within the European Economic Area EEA or Switzerland, you may work in the sex industry as a paid employee or a freelancer. You will need a valid identification card.
Legal prostitution is one of the most famous things in the Netherlands, along with coffeeshops. Yes, another thing that is legal here and not in your own country. Hence, why sex tourism is also quite important and why it is a very profitable business here — in , sexual transactions were estimated as millions US dollars. Is it all pragmatic and smart?