PRESS RELEASE From SAFETY FIRST – A coalition to decriminalise sex work and prioritise safety.Tel: 07811 964 171www.prostitutescollective.netWednesday 25 June 2008: New Zealand marks five years of successful decriminalisation of prostitution.On the fifth anniversary of the introduction of the New Zealand Prostitution Reform Act (PRA), the NZ government has published a detailed evaluation report which confirms the […]
New Zealand decriminalised sex work in 2003 with verifiable success. Over 90% of sex workers said they had additional employment, legal, health and safety rights. 64.8% found it easier to refuse clients and 70% said they were more likely to report incidents of violence to the police.
For a summary of the Prostitution Reform Act please see here.