Dutch sex trade has a dark side

Dutch sex trade has a dark side

via Dutch sex trade has a dark side.

This article discusses Canada’s recent court ruling in favor of legalizing prostitution and analyses the Netherlands experience with a legal/condoned sex market. Will Canada end up like Holland?

“These so-called “lover-boys,” usually from eastern Europe or Morocco, often intimidate and coerce the young women, he said. Working conditions can include 16-hour days and restrictions on their ability to refuse difficult clients. ”

“If women are truly to be protected, Canada should simply decriminalize the women. The experience of other countries that have legalized or decriminalized prostitution, such as the Netherlands, is a grim reminder that once you open the door to the sex industry, women are fair game.”

Read more: http://www.vancouversun.com/news/Dutch+trade+dark+side/3614592/story.html#ixzz12XvTGJvm


About chelsealynr

Chelsea-Lyn Rudder is a contributor to The Grio, the Huffington Post and the Downtown Express, the local paper for Lower Manhattan. She holds a master’s of science degree in International Relations from New York University’s Center for Global Affairs. She was appointed Executive Director of the New York City Council’s Black, Latino and Asian Caucus in 2005. A position that she maintained until the summer of 2010. Miss Rudder is a member of WNET channel 13′s Community Advisory Board and of Community Board One, the local governing body of Lower Manhattan. She received her bachelor’s degree from Pace University in Communications and Political Science in 2005. Chelsea-Lyn resides in New York City and is a native of Rochester Hills, Michigan. Chelsea-Lyn is a former Miss Teen USA delegate representing the state of Michigan. Miss Rudder has served as a spokesperson and fundraiser for The American Heart/Stroke Association, Michigan Special Olympics, SADD and Detroit’s Caribbean Cultural and Carnival Association. Follow Miss Rudder on Twitter @ChelseaLynR . Please direct media and speaking engagement requests to RequestCLR@gmail.com .
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