An Amsterdam window prostitute and blogger, who uses the pseudonym Felicia Anna, told the BBC communication was key to fighting issues such as trafficking. However, she said most of the sex workers she knew already communicated with brothel owners - as well as clients and law enforcement - in second languages such as Dutch or English.
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She said new rules over the languages spoken would stop women who did not speak Dutch or English renting legal window spaces - seen as safer than illegal street prostitution. Thursday's ruling comes after the authorities in Amsterdam refused to grant new permits to a brothel owner who rents windows to prostitutes in the city's red light district.
The court said the decision was justified because he could not speak Hungarian or Bulgarian - the prostitutes' languages - to ask them whether they had been trafficked or forced to sell sex. He invoked EU single market rules, saying Amsterdam's bunnies of dudley escorts, who is not named in the case, was being "discriminatory" and "disproportionate".
But the ECJ rejected this, citing "overriding reasons relating to the public interest". Under Dutch law, those working in the trade have barnsley escort register at the chamber of commerce and pay tax.
But officials have personal ada to tighten up practices in Amsterdam in recent years, in an effort to combat human trafficking and organised crime. It has amstterdam reported that around three-quarters of the women who work in the city's sex industry are foreign, arriving mainly from Eastern Europe, Africa or Asia.
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