Sex workers welcome the chance to earn again but with strict rules about face-to-face contact, hygiene and making clients check for symptoms. The Netherlands ordered all brothels closed in mid-March and had originally planned to keep them shut until September, but recently brought the date forward as Covid cases dropped. She said there were fears that there would be fewer clients, since many of them are tourists and the Netherlands still has a travel ban on many countries.
Now they are reopening but, as with Dutch hairdressers and masseurs which have already been allowed to operations, sex workers are encouraged to verify that their clients do not have Covid symptoms. Those are the basic needs. The Netherlands legalised prostitution in and sex workers have to register with the local chamber of commerce and pay income tax.
Around 7, now work in Amsterdam, according to official figures. This article is more than 9 months old.
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