On 25 might, 2017, NSWP users Red Umbrella Athens (Greece) and Hellenic Association of individuals managing HIV “Positive Voice” organised a meeting on policy dilemmas regarding intercourse work in Greece. It absolutely was extremely effective. It had been the first occasion this subject ended up being talked about by representatives through the federal federal federal government, governmental events, civil culture, intercourse employees together with systematic community.
Based on the Greek intercourse work legislation adopted in 1999, intercourse tasks are appropriate but greatly managed. Just intercourse work that develops in state-licensed brothels is appropriate. Street-based intercourse work and intercourse work that develops in resort hotels is unlawful. Municipalities are permitted to figure out the quantity of licensed brothels. Brothels aren't permitted within 200 meters of general public structures, i.e. schools, churches, kindergartens, playgrounds, health clinics, hospitals, sport facilities, libraries, squares and homes that are nursing. What this means is its impractical to have state-licensed brothel in just about any city that is greek.
In line with the Criminal Code Law 2734/1999, intercourse employees aren't permitted to be hitched. They need to be solitary, divorced or perhaps a widow. Intercourse employees are just permitted to work with three years and need an amount of appropriate and documents that are medical work legitimately. For instance, they need to offer their identity that is legal, residence licenses, HIV test outcomes, and a upper body X-Ray towards the federal government.