The Israeli parliament has unanimously passed a bill banning punters from paying for sex, though lawmakers opted not to penalise the prostitutes themselves. The bill outlaws the purchase of sex, stipulating a 2,000 shekel ($534) fine as punishment; the financial penalty is doubled for the second offence. Repeat violations could carry fines of up to 75,300 shekels ($20,000) and criminal prosecution. READ MORE: Swapping Erections for Elections: Prostitutes Dip Toes in Caribbean Politics Though sex trafficking, brothels, and pimping are already considered criminal activity in Israel, prostitution itself remains legal; it's estimated that at least 14,000 sex workers operate in the country, including 3,000 minors. READ MORE: Touch But Don't Look: Tourists in Amsterdam Banned From Ogling Prostitutes © Photo : PixabayFBI Recalls Officers in Asia Amid Probe Into Parties With Prostitutes - ReportsThe new law makes … [Read more...] about Attention, Johns! New Israeli Law Prohibits Paying for Sex, Spares Prostitutes
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The Spanish Socialist Party (PSOE) is drafting a sweeping bill to address the legal limbo affecting prostitution, which is neither regulated or criminalized in this country. Experts estimate that Spain has a €3.7 billion sex industry Spain’s governing party wants to penalize clients and those who provide apartments for prostitution activities. The sex workers themselves would not be targeted in any way, as they would be regarded as victims. The bill is inspired by the abolitionist model pioneered by Sweden (see side box). Under the terms of the new legislation, “gentlemen’s clubs” – there are an estimated 1,500 in Spain, or three for every hospital – would be shut down through court orders. The new law seeks to disincentivize demand by outlawing the purchase of sex. It also considers human trafficking for sex exploitation to be a form of gender violence. Several models The Swedish model. Sweden was a pioneer of the abolitionist model … [Read more...] about Spain tries ‘Swedish model’ to address prostitution’s legal limbo
Around midnight on Thursday, March 29, 2018 there was a knock on the door of Jack Williams' traditional terraced house in Bonymaen, a community of around 6,000 people which overlooks the city of Swansea. On the doorstep was Jonathan Donne, a 42-year-old heroin addict known as Jonny, who was freed from jail last year after serving 10 years for killing his girlfriend, Michelle Harkett. His new girlfriend Gemma Owen, 31, was hiding around the corner and Simon Cairns, 46, was hiding in the shadows, having driven them up to Bonymaen from the tough Brynmelyn housing estate where they lived. © Sputnik / Chris SummersJack Williams grew cannabis in the spare bedroom of this house in Bonymaen, near Swansea, and it cost him his life On Tuesday, October 30, Donne was convicted of Jack's murder at Swansea Crown Court while Owen and Cairns were acquitted of all charges. On Thursday, November 1, Donne was … [Read more...] about Murdered For Weed: Would Jack Williams be Alive if Cannabis Had Been Legalized?
A controversial four-day sex fest offering "unlimited" drug and booze-fuelled orgies with prostitutes is making its return after sparking outrage last year. Sex Island promises two "latina" women for every man, live sex shows, luxury yacht parties and "surprises" - all for nearly £5,000. It all goes down on a "drug-friendly" private Caribbean island where men can have "unlimited sex", swap partners and fulfil their sexual fantasies while partying "like a millionaire", say organisers. Last year's event sparked fury, with critics branding it "disgusting" and "creepy", and calling for an investigation into possible crimes. Amid the uproar, organisers from a Good Girls Co claimed they had moved the hedonistic getaway, planned for November 2017, to a new location due to security reasons. They later announced plans for a New Year's Eve bender and they're trying again this year, with a website and YouTube video boasting about what's on offer for 30 men who buy tickets for £4,600 a … [Read more...] about Sex Island holiday back with ‘unlimited orgies’ and ‘drug-friendly prostitutes’
Magazine 2 October 2017 Share this with Facebook Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share this with Email Share this with Facebook Share this with WhatsApp Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link https://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-41349301 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel For most of her life in prostitution in New Zealand, Sabrinna Valisce campaigned for decriminalisation of the sex trade. But when it actually … [Read more...] about My work as a prostitute led me to oppose decriminalisation