How do sex workers keep safe in a pandemic?

How do sex workers keep safe in a pandemic?

Those supporting sex workers should continue to do so, but to ensure they maintain social distancing and hygiene measures. as to keep safe with people around.

A global pandemic means the sex workers of the world are facing difficulties. Potential epidemiological superspreaders, that’s what some German politicians called sex workers during the coronavirus outbreak. A label that’s caused some pushback.

But protecting both their health and income is a hard balance to strike. Like few other professions, their health and livelihood are on the line and the varying degrees of legality in within which they operate provide another layer of vulnerability. Many in the sex work community are struggling to survive.

 

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