Dating amsterdam prostitutes

Window prostitution occurs in 12 cities in the Netherlands.

It is estimated that on average some 2,000 prostitutes are engaged daily in this form of prostitution.

After the fall of the Berlin Wall, many prostitutes came from Central and Eastern Europe.

No more than one third were Dutch nationals, the remainder representing 44 nationalities.

Until the fifteenth century, Dutch cities tried to keep prostitution outside of the city walls.

Drug addicts, including drug tourists, were said to be numerous in the street prostitution group.Prostitution businesses were driven to the streets and alleys near the city walls.Typical is the following decree from the city of Amsterdam in 1413: Because whores are necessary in big cities and especially in cities of commerce such as ours – indeed it is far better to have these women than not to have them – and also because the holy church tolerates whores on good grounds, for these reasons the court and sheriff of Amsterdam shall not entirely forbid the keeping of brothels.Street prostitution exists in 10 Dutch cities and involves on average some 320 prostitutes daily.Between 3,500 and 4,000 prostitutes are employed daily in 600–700 clubs and private brothels.

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