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Malta - Prostitution is Never ’Safe’

[Press Release, 20 December 2013] The Malta Confederation of Women’s Organisations (MCWO) strongly objects to the proposal made by the by the GU Clinic Consultant to legalise prostitution in order to make it ‘safe’. Whilst we can understand that the motive, as explained in the article published in the Sunday Times 15.12.2013, is to encourage women to come forward for treatment and monitoring of their health, prostitution can never be ‘safe’ since as is well known, involvement in the sex industry, often means experiencing threats, and physical and sexual violence.

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