AMNESTY International is considering supporting the global decriminalization of crimes related to commercial sexual exploitation. This would be a travesty. The sex trade is rapidly growing here and across the world. Decriminalization would only expand the abuse and deepen the inequality inherent in the commercial sex trade.
Amnesty International’s mission against sex trafficking is noble.
However, decriminalization, including amnesty for sex buyers, pimps and
brothel owners, stands in direct opposition to that mission. [More]