Research has shown that over the past ten years the sex industry has improved in many ways.
However, further measures are needed to create an industry in which sex workers can work in safety without risking their health, and to safs the industry more effectively. Forced prostitution still occurs in this country.
Women are sometimes lured to the Netherlands under false pretences and then forced to work as prostitutes. Siges other cases, the women know they will be working as prostitutes, but are exploited once they get here. The government wants to prevent and tackle abuses in the sex industry.
It has submitted a bill to regulate prostitution and combat abuses in the sex industry to the House of Representatives. At the request of the Senate the bill has been amended. These are the main points of the amended bill:.
This bill is currently being considered by the House of Representatives. It is not yet known when it will become law.
There is a national programme to facilitate cooperation in this area. It addresses such issues as:. Are you being exploited or working as a prostitute against your will?
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