The authorities in Sweden say the number of women on the streets in the prostitution area in Stockholm has fallen from to women since the legislation was introduced in Women are now moved around more, making police work more difficult. Proponents of sex buyer laws argue for a system in which it is illegal to pay for sex, as is the case with prostitution in Sweden , prostitution in Norway and prostitution in Iceland. Sex worker nonprofits called the apparent U-turn decision "a stunning victory for sex workers and our demands for decriminalisation" and "a giant step forward for sex workers' rights in the UK. For instance, causing or inciting another person to become a prostitute for gain is an offence.
Sweden Sweden in became the first country to make it an offence to buy sex, while leaving prostitutes able to sell sexual services within the law. A Home Office review Paying the Price was carried out in Some women complain that the police wash their hands of the area and they feel segregated from the protection of the local community. According to the law that is still current, one prostitute may work from an indoor premises, but if there are two or more prostitutes the place is considered a brothel and it is an offence. Historically, local police forces have wavered between zero tolerance of prostitution and unofficial red light districts. The Sexual Offences Act included sections making brothel -keeping an offence. On the subject of local regulation, a spokeswoman for the English Collective of Prostitutes commented in One member, Nikki Adams, said that the government was overstating the extent of the trafficking problem, and that most prostitution was consensual. By , one out of three sick cases in the army was caused by venereal disease; admissions into hospitals for gonorrhoea and syphilis reached The first prosecution for paying for the services of a prostitute was brought in October in Dungannon , Northern Ireland. Third parties[ edit ] There are various third party offences relating to prostitution. Austria The Austrian government requires sex workers to register, undergo weekly medical checkups and pay taxes, while in Germany, "super - brothels" have been spawned as a result of liberal laws regarding the sex trade. Prostitutes 'would take greater risks' Ben - not his real name - believes the trade serves a "useful social function". After a nationwide crusade led by Josephine Butler , legalised prostitution was stopped in and Butler became a sort of saviour to the girls she helped free. Paying for sex exploits women and should be a criminal offence: The term "prostitute" is defined as someone who has offered or provided sexual services to another person in return for a financial arrangement on at least one previous occasion. Netherlands In the Netherlands, where prostitution is also legal, there was controversy when it was confirmed it was legal to offer driving lessons in return for sex although it remains illegal to offer sex in exchange for tuition behind the wheel. However, the case collapsed in without a verdict. The main differences involve the shifting of focus from the prostitutes to the customers. Norway Norway followed Sweden's lead in , and criminalised buying sex, instead of selling it. In Ipswich a version of the "Nordic model" was implemented in following the Ipswich serial murders. Street prostitution is dealt with under the Civic Government Scotland Act , section 46 1. Newspaper advertising has been used since advertising in newspapers is not in itself illegal. She then joined the campaign to implement the Nordic model of law throughout Ireland. The Criminal Law Amendment Act made numerous changes that affected prostitution, including criminalising the act of procuring girls for prostitution by administering drugs or intimidation or fraud, suppressing brothels and raising the age of consent for young women from 12 to
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