“Loss of livelihood is the first impact on sex workers. They lose their jobs and a place to earn money. … [But] closures lead to a change of location, not of profession … forcibly displaced sex workers work on the streets or in another venue … the government is never going to make sex work disappear or go away.” … More Another Red-Light Area Closes in Indonesia
“Fourteen sex workers were arrested on the 24th of January in Cambodia, and taken to the infamous ‘rehabilitation’ centre known locally as Prey Speu.
This makes a total of 289 sex workers arrested in the last 13 months … ” … More Cambodian Sex Workers Arrested and Detained during “Street Sweeps”
“while conditions in brothels may not be ideal, forcibly displacing sex workers who have no interest in changing their line of work puts both their health and safety at increased risk” … More Raids and Brothel Closures in Indonesia