Sex Worker News

For sex workers, counseling and extra protection are essential

By Sex Work in Vienna - July 1, 2022 -

Prostitutes need good guidance and support to prevent becoming victims of exploitation and violence. This is a serious task everywhere in the World and even in Austria, Germany and Switzerland. Green Council and committee members met with representatives from Koblenz’s “ROXANNE, the prostitute rehabilitation center” to learn more about the current situation and their work.…

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Illegal prostitution in a Mindelheim hotel, and a 32-year-old man sentenced to four years in prison for stabbing

By Sex Work in Vienna - July 1, 2022 -

A sex worker must now pay a fine after selling her services. A prostitute was offering her services in a Mindelheim hotel, according to police. On the scene, suspicion increased. Cops found several objects in the room of a 46-year-old woman that suggested sex employment. Even though sex work is a legitimate profession, it is…

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Sales tax is charged on an “all-around carefree bundle” for prostitutes

By Sex Work in Vienna - June 26, 2022 -

Catering, an alarm system, and the use of St. Pauli storefront windows: this is more than just renting a room to prostitutes. According to Finance Court, this “all-around carefree bundle” requires the payment of sales tax. If prostitutes are provided services other than renting Steigen rooms, the rental is no longer VAT-free. The transfer of…

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Sex work is a profession

By Sex Work in Vienna - June 15, 2022 -

Prostitution prohibition campaigns and a lack of equity. Stephanie Klee interviewed by a German journalist. Stephanie Klee, the chairwoman of the Federal Association for Sexual Services, outlines what the organization stands for and who it represents. She emphasizes that the association serves as a national point of contact for the prostitute sector and assists with…

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The opposition to the prohibition is correct; yet, we must continue to investigate

By Sex Work in Vienna - June 15, 2022 -

With a significant majority, the National Council supports Switzerland’s liberal prostitution model. There is still work to be done by the federal government and the cantons. Prostitutes can legally and publicly offer their services in Switzerland. They could, however, be better protected. Since 1942, prostitution has been legal in Switzerland and it will continue to…

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In Bavaria, at least fifteen prostitutes have been murdered

By Sex Work in Vienna - June 6, 2022 -

According to the “Ella” network, at least fifteen prostitutes have been killed in Bavaria in the past twenty years. There were also five homicide attempts and a missing person, according to Liane, in addition to the fifteen prostitutes who died. A doctor named Liane Bissinger brought attention to this statistic. The sex industry includes human…

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Stories of prostitutes being assaulted at a brothel and illegal prostitution

By Sex Work in Vienna - June 6, 2022 -

You may read two news stories on current events in the following post. Certain news articles have been reported to us that our viewers might be interested in knowing more about. In case you are interested to read more, be sure to click on the related links in the article! Prostitutes attacked and raped in…

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Assault on a sex worker in Cala Ratjada for no explicable reason

By Sex Work in Vienna - June 6, 2022 -

An unexpected event occurred in Cala Ratjada during the weekend. A guy was arrested by the Guardia Civil in Cala Ratjada for physically attacking a sex worker. No one knows what caused this sad event. The lady claimed to work at a brothel, but detectives say she leased a room in a hotel in Cala…

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Sex Workers Critique Police Because Of The Illegal Prostitution

By Sex Work in Vienna - March 21, 2022 -

The pandemic has brought a lot of troubles in the sex industry, considering that the brothels were shut down and people were unable to leave their houses. Even though illegal prostitution was an issue even before corona, during this time it has reached its height. Kim Volk-Halat who runs the legal prostitution brothel expresses her…

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An increase in rent prices lead to Sex Workers Dissatisfaction

By Sex Work in Vienna - March 21, 2022 -

The story follows a woman from Cameron who prefers to stay anonymous. She is over 60 years old and was the owner of the brothel. As she explained to the interviewer, the prices of the rent increased so much that she couldn’t afford her previous lifestyle and housing situation. The house which served as her…

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