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BERLIN -- The of people registered as sex workers with German authorities declined sharply last year as coronavirus restrictions shut brothels for months, official data showed Thursday. Legislation in legalized and regulated prostitution in Germany, giving sex workers social benefits, and they are now obliged to register.
But brothels have been closed for much of the time since the COVID pandemic hit in March as part of wider lockdowns. At the end of last year, 24, prostitutes Michael connolly ministries officially registered with authorities, the Federal Statistical Office said.
One-fifth of the registered sex workers were German citizens. They were ed by 8, Romanians, 2, Bulgarians and 1, Hungarians, among others.
It isn't clear how accurate a picture the figures Hi5 dating online of the state of the business. Among other issues, registration processes were also disrupted by the pandemic and it has taken time to get reporting processes established over recent years.
The statistics office noted that it is unable to give information on unregistered sex workers and brothels. LOG IN. We'll notify you here with news about.
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