Canadian judge overturns brothel ban in Ontario

BBC News

Pimping, soliciting and running brothels have been decriminalised in Canada’s Ontario province after judges overturned a ban on the practices.

The Ontario Superior Court upheld a challenge brought by three prostitutes who argued that the ban forced them to risk their safety on the streets.

One of the prostitutes described the ruling as emancipation for sex workers.

The national government is considering appealing against the ruling, amid fears other provinces could follow.

Read More: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-11432138

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