Saturday, December 21, 2013

The court struck down all three prostitution-related prohibitions – against keeping a brothel, living on the avails of prostitution and street soliciting – as violations of the constitutional guarantee to life, liberty and security of the person.

The ruling comes more than two decades after the court last upheld the anti-prostitution laws. It represents a historic victory for sex workers – mainly women – who were seeking safer working conditions.

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