Greek Sex Workers Organise Conference and Demand Legislation Reform

Greek Sex Workers Organise Conference and Demand Legislation Reform

On 25 might, 2017, NSWP people Red Umbrella Athens (Greece) and Hellenic Association of men and women managing HIV “Positive Voice” organised a seminar on policy problems sex that is regarding in Greece. It absolutely was extremely effective. It had been the 1st time this subject had been talked about by representatives through the federal federal government, governmental events, civil culture, sex employees as well as the community that is scientific.

In line with the Greek intercourse work legislation adopted in 1999, intercourse work is appropriate but greatly managed. Just intercourse work that develops in state-licensed brothels is appropriate. Street-based intercourse work and intercourse work that develops in resorts is unlawful. Municipalities are permitted to figure out the wide range of licensed brothels. Brothels are not permitted within 200 meters of general general public structures, i.e. schools, churches, kindergartens, playgrounds, wellness clinics, hospitals, sport centers, libraries, squares and homes that are nursing. This implies it really is impractical to have state-licensed brothel in almost any Greek town.

In line with the Criminal Code Law 2734/1999, intercourse employees aren’t permitted to be hitched. They need to be solitary, divorced or even a widow. Intercourse employees are just permitted to work with three years and need a number of appropriate and documents that are medical work legitimately. For instance, they need to offer their identity that is legal, residence permits, HIV test outcomes, and an upper body X-Ray into the federal federal government.

Read More