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Sex workers' portraits in the Old Church of Amsterdam

23/07/2018

A selection of photo portraits of sex workers are being exhibited in the Old Church of Amsterdam in the heart of the Red Light District from the 21st till the 29th of July.

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Window prostitution safest place for sex workers according to research

06/07/2018

According to research of the Dutch SOA Aids Fund and the Dutch union for sex workers PROUD, private brothels and window prostitution, like in the Red Light District of Amsterdam, are the safest forms of prostitution and experience the least violence.

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Amsterdam’s Red Light District ‘Sexy Loo’ might still happen

04/07/2018

The city of Amsterdam has to re-evaluate the license for the Sexy Loo, a public restroom in the Red Light District of Amsterdam which will also serve as a selling point for tickets of the Casa Rosso Theatre.

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First new female mayor of Amsterdam invested in Red Light District brothel

28/06/2018

Amsterdam finally has a new mayor. Femke Halsema from the liberal green left winged party GroenLinks has been voted mayor by the city council today. It took almost 9 months before a new mayor was found, after the passing of mayor Eberhard van der Laan in october 2017.

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Gentrification project Red Light District Amsterdam failed

27/06/2018

10 Years ago the city of Amsterdam announced a big change for the world famous Red Light District. Many window brothels and coffeeshops would be closed down to crack down on organized crimes such as human trafficking and upgrade the area.

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Sex worker run brothel My Red Light in trouble

02/04/2018

The sex worker led brothel in the Red Light District of Amsterdam, My Red Light, is in trouble. The brothel that opened up last year May may have to close down if things don’t change.

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Dutch movie 'Bloody Marie' films in Red Light District of Amsterdam

01/02/2018

This week the Red Light District of Amsterdam turned into a movie set for a couple of days, as it became the filming location for the Dutch movie 'Bloody Marie'.

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Stricter rules for tour guides Red Light District of Amsterdam

31/01/2018

Guides with tour groups in the Red Light District of Amsterdam will have to follow stricter rules, that's the new plan of the city of Amsterdam to combat the busyness in the area of the Red Light District.

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First sex doll brothel opens up in Red Light District of Amsterdam

24/01/2018

Today the first brothel with sex dolls opened up on Oudezijds Achterburgwal 46 in the Red Light District of Amsterdam. People could pay 30 euro for half an our with a sex doll.

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Window brothel damaged by fireworks

09/01/2017

A window brothel in the Red Light District of Amsterdam got damaged in the evening of the 5th of Januari. Both the door as well as the glass where heavily damaged when around 7PM a loud explosion could be heard. Presumably the explosion was the result of fireworks, which someone put on the door.

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Amsterdam's prostitution policy scrapped by court

02/08/2017

The city of Amsterdam lost a court case regarding it's prostitution policy. The court case was started by a brothel owner along with several prostitutes against the manucipality. According to them the rules to regulate prostitution went way too far, violating the privacy of the sex workers, thus making them more vulnrable rather then less vunrable as intended by the manucipality.

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RLD Amsterdam Tours signs agreement with city of Amsterdam

19/07/2017

At 9 AM this morning RLD Amsterdam Tours has signed the agreement for tour guides in the Red Light District of Amsterdam with the city of Amsterdam. By signing this agreement RLD Amsterdam Tours has become an official partner with the city and other tour guides to reduce complaints from tour groups in the Red Light District.

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RLD Amsterdam Tours gives exclusive look into Red Light District

19/06/2017

Starting from June 2017 tourists who want to do a walking tour in the Red Light District of Amsterdam can get an exclusive look behind the scenes. RLD Amsterdam Tours will start offering 90 minute guided walking tours through the Red Light District with the option to actually take a look behind the scenes and even have a meet and greet with a real life prostitute during their tours.

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