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Legalizing And Regulating The Sex workers in Sri Lanka

Categories: South Asia, Sri Lanka, Citizen Media, Development, Health, Human Rights, Labor, Women & Gender

Shilpa Samaratunge [1], a development worker, discusses in Groundviews about the problems surrounding the sex workers in Sri Lanka. Instead of abolishing and criminalizing them, which is the path Sri Lanka currently is on, she suggests to legalize the profession and impose regulation and provide health-services for the sex workers.