Kyrgyzstan: Women’s Club Lobbies for Legalization of Prostitution

Elena reports about the decision by the women’s political club of Kyrgyzstan to submit for consideration in parliament the question of legalising commercial sex.

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  • Good luck to the women of Kyrgyzstan! People should not be criminalized for offering sexual services or offering to pay for them. It’s a reactionary, moralistic crusade that simply drives the business underground, and by creating a black market, attracts more violence and other (real) crime. Furthermore it’s a futile waste of taxpayer money, as there is no hope of ever stamping out prostitution. Let’s end the second-class citizen status of sex workers and clients and make sure everyone has equal rights and is treated with dignity and afforded the same protections under the law.

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