In the last year, the picturesque city of Strasbourg has become known as the red light district of Sex tonight Strasbourg, a veritable European capital of prostitution. Is Strasbourg really a big brothel, where locals and EU officials indulge their peccadilloes?
Today things look a bit different. While in many cities the red light district establishes itself around the train station, the neighbourhood here is free from sex shops or Sex tonight Strasbourg other dives.
Is this really the European capital of prostitution?
Sgrasbourg are not as visible as they used to be, they Sex tonight Strasbourg now more hidden. A further reason for the hide-and-seek game is the fear of the women, who mostly come from abroad.
Strasbourv Sometimes they are trapped with false promises of work, then have their papers taken from them when they arrive, so they have no choice but to give themselves up to their fate.
They come from poor backgrounds and want to support their families at home, and most of them Sex tonight Strasbourg that they can give it up after a while.
That is why Mouvement du Nid has been Sex tonight Strasbourg together with other aid organisations in the countries that the prostitutes come from, such as Bulgaria and Romania. Almost every big city has prostitution, but what makes it worse in Strasbourg is the proximity to Germany, as well as the presence of European institutions.
Because the laws Sex tonight Strasbourg neighbouring Germany are looser — since prostitution is legally regulated and sex workers even get health insurance — there is regular cross-border traffic. The women often live in the German town of Kehl, only a few minutes drive from Sfx, and are carted over the border in mini-busses for their nightly business and carted back at dawn.
Above all, during the Sex tonight Strasbourg days of the week that the European parliament sits in Strasbourg, the number of prostitutes in Strasbourg rises dramatically.
Meanwhile, the city of Strasbourg is working with different organisations that focus on the issue of prostitution. The prostitutes are less visible, but that does not mean that tojight are less of them. Sex tonight Strasbourg
With the internet, they have developed whole new forums, which I find very alarming. Many thanks to the local cafebabel.
Read more in their babelblog. Translated from "Strapsburg" im Kampf gegen die Prostitution.
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Spotlight on fighting prostitution in Strasbourg Published on May 26, Story by. Translation by: