In just five years Sweden has dramatically reduced the number of its women in prostitution. There are other major Swedish cities where street prostitution has all but disappeared. Gone too, for the most part, are the renowned Swedish brothels and massage parlors which proliferated during the last three decades of the twentieth century when prostitution in Sweden was legal. In addition, the number of foreign women now being trafficked into Sweden for sex is nil. By what complex formula has Sweden managed this feat? It is officially acknowledged as a form of exploitation of women and children and constitutes a significant social problem… gender equality will remain unattainable so long as men buy, sell and exploit women and children by prostituting them.
Prostitution in Sweden
Swedish Sex Workers Are Using Airbnb to Get Around the Law - VICE
Empty and quiet at nearly 10 p. The nearly half-mile long Malmskillnadsgatan Street begins at the bay that rings Sweden's parliament building, crosses over a glowing shopping plaza, and ends at a cluster of high-rise offices and a subway stop. There, two middle-aged women with short skirts, long blonde hair, and light puffer jackets emerge and stroll slowly toward the water. When they run into a young man, they light cigarettes and chat him up. An hour later, they're still talking. In Sweden, all that chatting could make the young man a criminal.
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The percentage of Swedish men who buy sex dropped from A law banning the purchase of sexual services was introduced in Sweden in The other seven political parties opposed it.
Stockholm police recently told the Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter that sex workers were using as many as apartments listed on Airbnb and other subletting services. It's a major identity thing for Swedish people. They love being the moral compass of the world.