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Decriminalizing Sex Work Seen as Step Against Trafficking

Amnesty International has recommended decriminalizing the sex trade as a way to improve the human rights of sex workers and lessen the risk of their human rights being violated. The rights group says decriminalization would mean that sex workers are not forced to live outside the law and would no longer be seen and treated as “criminals” – making them less at risk of aggressive police tactics and enabling them to demand better protection from authorities. Many human rights advocates,...

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