Reports of Chinese women being brought to South Australia on student visas to work in brothels should serve as a warning to parliamentarians currently considering new liberalised prostitution legislation, says the Australian Christian Lobby.
South Australian lower house MPs have been encouraged to consider the merits of a Nordic Approach to prostitution before they vote on the bill to decriminalise it, according to the Australian Christian Lobby.
Illegal sex trade and trafficking into South Australia is set to increase if the South Australian parliament blindly follows a parliamentary committee recommendation to legalise prostitution, warns the Australian Christian Lobby.
There are strong ties between organised crime, human trafficking and prostitution, a NSW inquiry has been told in an ACL submission.
The Australian Christian Lobby has called on state governments to join the growing list of progressive jurisdictions in stopping the exploitation of women by criminalising those that pay for sex.
Part 2 of Lyle's interview with former prostitute and madame, Linda Watson, focuses on her opinions of the Nordic Model of prostitution reform.
Linda believes politicians who think they can fix the prostitution industry by legalising brothels are out of touch with the harsh realities of the profession.
Ex-prostitute and Madame, Linda Watson, describes the expectations placed upon sex workers and the high cost to their bodies.
The South Australian Parliament has been urged to adopt the “Nordic approach” to prostitution, as Ireland joins a growing list of countries committed to implementing this approach in order to eliminate human trafficking and respect women.
You may have heard the phrase that prostitution is one of the world’s oldest professions, but that doesn’t make it just.
The Tasmanian Labor Party is to be commended for seeking to protect women through reforms to prostitution at its State Conference next month.
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