A s I battled a pushchair across the unhelpful Amsterdam cobbles, three young Englishmen approached. Amsterdam's first female mayor is facing a battle with sex workers in the city's famous red-light district after raising the prospect of closing it. The proposals range from closing the window curtains so sex workers no longer are on public display and shutting down brothels with display windows altogether to adding more windows and moving prostitution somewhere else in the city.
This copy is for your personal non-commercial use only. Amsterdam Red Light District Clubs Amsterdam is known by many as the city of sin and has a reputation as a place where anything goes. Amsterdam sex clubs. Will Halsema also sometimes organise bus trips for them to the Westelijk Havengebied?
Facebook Twitter Email. According to the translated official statement from the Dutch government, "Tours along the prostitution windows cause a lot of bustle in the Red Light District and are not respectful towards sex workers. The Dutch government wants to stop the tours as they believe the area is suffering from overtourism and that walking tours of the neighborhood exploit the lingerie-clad sex workers in neon-lit windows as tourist attractions. The Prostitution Information Center PIC doesn't agree and hopes to stave off the attempt to shut down their community-led walking tours.
The windows where sex workers stand in Amsterdam could be closing. The city's mayor proposed changes to the red light district on.
Amsterdam's famous Red Light District windows displaying sex workers may soon be a thing of the past. The city's first female mayor, Femke.
Amsterdam's mayor Femke Halsema has pledged to take drastic steps to reduce the pressure of tourism in the red light district and stop sex.
My Red Light will make history as the first Dutch sex workers collective where that are located in 4 separate buildings within the Amsterdam Red Light District.