Sex work

China scraps extra-judicial forced labor for sex workers

China scraps extra-judicial forced labor for sex workers

China’s parliament abolished on Saturday an extra-judicial system of forced labor used to punish sex workers and their clients for up to two years, but it stressed that prostitution remains illegal. China banned prostitution after the Communist revolution in 1949, but it returned with a vengeance after landmark economic reforms began in the late 1970s, […]