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Around sex workers took to the streets of Johannesburg on Thursday to demand sex work be decriminalised. Constance Mathe, who has been in the profession for 16 years, said: "I purchased my own house out of sex work. The country's sex work laws date back to the apartheid era and punish sex workers and their clients. Around her, the group advanced with s held aloft, which read, "Where is the crime?
And sex workers who are abused by their clients cannot just go to the police station and file a case, because they would be prosecuted for being sex workers," explains Yonela Sinqu of the Sex Workers Education and Advocacy Taskforce SWEAT. Opinions editor Vanessa Banton curates the best opinions and analysis of the week to give you a broader view on daily news happenings.
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Sex workers and supporters shout and sing slogans at a march in solidarity with sex workers set on decriminalising the trade in Johannesburg. During a protest on Thursday, s ex workers demanded their trade be legalised, One said she was able to purchase a house through her sex work. Sex workers are often victims of crime, but can't report it.
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