Sex workers driven further to the margins by the coronavirus crisis

Image Credit: Matt Zulak on Flickr. The image has been cropped.
Image Credit: Matt Zulak on Flickr. The image has been cropped.

In the post, PhD researcher Jaffer Latief Najar argues that states have the responsibility to ensure the acknowledgement of sex work and its entrepreneurs so that they can enjoy the same benefits as other employees or entrepreneurs during and after the crisis.

He argues that despite inroads having been made in recent years to improve their rights and reduce precarity, sex workers are still shunned, struggling to shift negative attitudes toward this age-old occupation.

The coronavirus crisis is placing further pressure on sex workers, not only leading to a loss of income, but also pushing them further to the edges of society.

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