BFM 89.9

Podcast  >  The Bigger Picture  >  Live & Learn  >  Decriminalizing Prostitution

Decriminalizing Prostitution

Kate Scheutze, Law & Policy Programme, Amnesty International

07-Oct-15 15:00

Decriminalizing Prostitution

In August, Amnesty International’s delegates from around the world voted to develop and adopt policies in favor of decriminalizing prostitution. According to Amnesty, sex workers are one of the most marginalized groups in the world, and the development of this policy aims to relieve their plight. Kate Scheutze from Amnesty’s Law & Policy Programme explains how decriminalization would help sex workers and why Amnesty is not in favor of the “Nordic” model practiced in many Scandinavian countries, which does not punish prostitutes but makes the buying of sex illegal.


Download the BFM mobile app. Stay at home and stay up-to-date.

Tags:  amnesty internationalprostitutiondecriminalizing prostitutionkate scheutzepolicysex workershuman rightssex tradenordic modelPolitics, Current Affairs


Life
Dan Lain-Lain

Share this podcast




Play / Pause

Listen now : The 6AM Stretch

Today’s Shows



6:00 AM

The 6AM Stretch

8:05 AM

The Breakfast Grille

Yau Chyong Lim, Chief Operating Officer, MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn Bhd

9:35 AM

Ringgit & Sense

10:05 AM

Open For Business

Changing the Athleisure Game

11:05 AM

Tech Talk

AI And Chips

12:00 PM

Enterprise Biz Bytes

1:00 PM

The Breakfast Grille Repeat

Yau Chyong Lim, Chief Operating Officer, MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn Bhd

2:05 PM

Live & Learn

Law & Behold #41: The History of the Federal Constitution of Malaysia

3:05 PM

Beyond the Ballot Box

tbc

4:05 PM

Health & Living

Should Children Set New Year’s Resolutions?

5:05 PM

The Evening Edition

5:35 PM

Today On Twitter

6:05 PM

Inside Story

7:05 PM

The Evening Edition

7:35 PM

Popcorn Culture - Supercut

Art House Movies - Love or Hate?

9:00 PM

I Love KL

10:00 PM

Back To Back