Spain to outlaw prostitution as it's revealed 300,000 women engage in the trade

Spain to outlaw prostitution as it's revealed 300,000 women engage in the trade



Spain's Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez has pledged to criminalise pstitution in the country.



Speaking to supporters at the end of his Socialist Party's three-day congress in Valencia on Sunday, October 17, Sánchez vowed to move ahead with a pledge to outlaw pstitution that was part of his leftist party’s election manifesto in 2019.



The manifesto called pstitution “one of the cruellest aspects of the feminization of poverty and one of the worst forms of violence against women.”

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Pstitution was decriminalised in Spain in 1995 and in 2016 the UN estimated the country's sex industry was worth €3.7bn (£3.1bn, $4.2bn).


A 2009 survey found that up to 1 in 3 Spanish men had paid for sex.Latest Post
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