Amsterdam Bans Tour Groups from Sex Workers’ Windows

“It is disrespectful to treat sex workers as a tourist attraction,” Amsterdam Deputy Mayor Victor Everhardt said in a statement.

  • Published 13 February 2020

AMSTERDAM (AP) — The local government in Amsterdam has banned guided tours that take groups past the famed windows in the city’s red-light district where visitors watch semi-naked sex workers pose. The move announced Thursday is the city government’s latest attempt to address over-tourism and to clean up and to protect workers the Dutch capital’s red-light district, which is a magnet for rowdy visitors. Sex workers are regularly abused and photographed without their consent by… Read at AP News