sex worker

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sex worker

, sex trade worker
One who engages in sexual activities in exchange for payment.
See: prostitution
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But he believes it will also play a part in keeping the wider public safe - because thugs who attack sex workers and get away with it often go on to carry out other assaults.
Jason Gratl, independent counsel representing the public interest in the inquiry, confirmed that due to their prejudices, law enforcement officers were unwilling to utilize resources to save the lives of sex workers (Gratl 2012).
Luciano Sinigaglia, deputy mayor of Spino d'Adda, said: "The sex workers should be treated as employees who work on road construction and forced to wear clothes that make them visible.
The organisation operates a Street Life project, which provides support services to sex workers in the city.
Chief executive Barbara Natasegara said: "As a charity working with sex workers on a nightly basis, we are all too aware of the dangers faced by these vulnerable women every day.
madam" lay accounts of sex workers from Mexico to Mumbai.
Sex workers are often subject to violence, especially those who operate on the streets.
e impact of the new law isn't fully known yet -but in the UK some groups think it's the best way to improve things for sex workers.
For the government, the new law is a step towards an altruistic end, that is to facilitate the escape and exit of sex workers from the trade itself.
th] - the International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers, during which we remember the victims of the Green River Killer.
sex workers, the signatories believe the bill will do nothing to prevent the recurrence of such a large-scale tragedy.