Prostitution laws in the Netherlands

Prostitution laws in the Netherlands

The Legal Framework for prostitution in the Netherlands has not changed since 2000. On the moment of writing this report (2012) the Law Regulation Prostitution is under debate in the Dutch senate. In May 2013 this law has not been rectified.   National legislation Law...
A very short history of prostitution in the Netherlands

A very short history of prostitution in the Netherlands

In Europe the professional and organized prostitution dates from the late Middle Ages. From this area stem the first documents about this phenomenon in the Low Countries. Several authors, (Van de Pol, 1996, Volmuller, 1966, Stemvers, 1985 and Meyer, 1989) mention the...