NGOs lobby to legalize Cambodia's sex industry.

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NGOs lobby to legalize Cambodia's sex industry.

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Fri Jan 20, 2017 9:02 am

NGOs Urge Government to Legalize Sex Industry
by Sek Odom | January 20, 2017

A top anti-human trafficking official said on Thursday that she was in discussion with NGOs that have been urging the government to legalize sex work, though she doubted much would come of the proposal.

Chou Bun Eng, secretary-general of the Interior Ministry’s committee to fight human trafficking and sexual exploitation, said she had recently met with representatives of NGOs lobbying the government to decriminalize independent sex work and introduce regulations protecting the rights of sex workers.
“I have been in discussion with a group of nongovernmental organizations who want to legalize sex work,” she said.

Currently, a commune safety policy issued by the Interior Ministry in 2010 instructs authorities, officials, NGOs and citizens to “take action to eliminate any prostitutes,” a broad policy that has been criticized by NGOs that say it has forced sex workers underground, where they are exposed to exploitation, violence and a higher risk of HIV infection.

Ms. Bun Eng said she was doubtful the government would agree to the requests to modify the policy... ... ry-123767/
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Re: NGOs lobby to legalize Cambodia's sex industry.

Post by bolueeleh » Fri Jan 20, 2017 10:23 am

good for me if it comes to fruition, then i wont be on the alert everytime i goes to an MP that at any moment some twat would barge in and shout "gotcha"
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