A sex worker waits for clients behind her window in Amsterdam’s red-light district in December 2008. Photo: AFP

Amsterdam mayor Femke Halsema’s proposal to close red-light district draws backlash from sex workers

  • Lobby group says 90 per cent of 170 sex workers polled want to work in Dutch city’s famous windows
  • Banning prostitution in area is one option Halsema is considering to tackle human trafficking and reduce number of tourists
Topic |   The Netherlands

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A sex worker waits for clients behind her window in Amsterdam’s red-light district in December 2008. Photo: AFP
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