New law criminalizes sex buyer behaviour

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New law criminalizes sex buyer behaviour
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The House has passed a law criminalizing customers who pay for sex with trafficked women, while it rejected an amendment that would provide a legal recourse for defendants who use a plea of ignorance as their defence.

Members of Parliament on Friday passed a bill, sponsored by Diko MP Christiana, criminalizing the behaviour of clients who pay for sex in cases where sex workers are victims of trafficking.

The bill, which was voted unanimously, elevates the behaviour of customers to an illegal act if they seek, use, or benefit from sex services...


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New law criminalizes sex buyer behaviour


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