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Coronavirus and the double danger to sex workers

6 April 2020

6:30 PM

6 April 2020

6:30 PM

Coronavirus Fears Are Decimating The Sex Industry’, ‘Sex Workers Bracing For Income Loss During Coronavirus Pandemic’, ‘Sex Workers Are Facing Increasingly Risky Conditions As The Coronavirus Spreads’.

Headlines such as these have been circulating over the past few weeks as health fears, strict travel bans, decreased job security and “social distancing” guidelines have caused demand in prostitution to plummet globally, leaving sex workers – who are predominantly women –  with little or no income to support themselves and their families.

Brothels and sex on premises venues have now been included in the closures in Australia, though it is unclear how this will...

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