Prostitution will increase in private homes, in hotels. As he guides me though the spider's web of cobbled alleyways, many of the prostitutes throw him a familiar wave.
The majority of sex workers serve domestic clienteles, working indoors in apartments, at prices that are around one-third of what escorts make. She attracts good business here, despite the irritating sightseers. They get enough money out of us.
My kids don't know what I do. In the cheaper Athenian brothels of Metaxourgio, I met Monica, As Greece Ends a Decade of Bailouts, Problems Linger for Europe.
And she feels safe here. Having their photo placed on social media could see them ostracised by their families.
She was persuaded to come by a Hungarian friend who had found her fortune in Amsterdam's seedy sex industry. Kristina opens her door, shivering as the icy air hits her exposed stomach.
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It's warm and sparse: a mirror, black plastic mattress, antiseptic hygiene gel, alarm and fluffy slippers. For their future. They're with my mother in Hungary. 'There is no risk and it's cheap' The recent documentary which exposed unsanitary working conditions where Eastern European women were being forced to sell sex was.
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Danger of dispersal? Femke Halsema is preparing to set out a range of measures to help the sex workers escape the cameras' glare. A prostitute on Poseidonos Avenue in Glyfada, a southern suburb of Athens.
Euroep, screaming, trying to make pictures. About sharing image captionRooms in the Amsterdam brothels tend to be quite basic Four young men in puffa jackets jostle, slapping their palms against the glass windows, waving at women posing in lacy lingerie. For many this is a secret life.
The Dutch capital's first female mayor is trying to find a solution. The women will be invisible.
Mayor Halsema has mooted the idea of issuing permits for prostitutes to operate beyond the claustrophobic red light zone. She stubs out a cigarette, turns down a video on her phone and le me down a short corridor to eufope small, white, concrete room.
June “I've been to brothels in all of Germany's big cities. Even they know about the banter," one tells me, gesturing towards a brothel. But many of those with connections to the sex trade worry it would push the women underground.