Amsterdam to clean up sex-and-drugs tourism in post-virus reboot

World Jun 9, 2020

Amsterdam to clean up sex-and-drugs tourism in post-virus reboot

As the coronavirus pandemic raged in March and April, the 500-year-old Amsterdam city-center became a ghost town: The scantily clad sex workers in brothel windows in small alleys like Stoofsteeg in the red-light district were gone, as were the hordes of tourists who come ...

Scared but desperate, Thai sex workers forced to the street

Asia Pacific Apr 5, 2020

Scared but desperate, Thai sex workers forced to the street

A shutdown to contain the coronavirus has killed Thailand's party scene and forced sex workers like Pim out of bars and onto desolate streets. She's scared but desperately needs customers to pay her rent. Red-light districts from Bangkok to Pattaya have gone quiet with night ...