Sex deutschland

Full service sex work is widespread and regulated by the German government, which levies taxes on it.

In 2002, the government changed the law in an effort to improve the legal situation of sex workers.

Thus their occupation defined their lives as a separate class of women, on the margins of society.

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Section 999 of the 1794 General State Laws for the Prussian States determined that "dissolute female persons who want to do business with their bodies ...

would have to go into the whoredom houses tolerated under the supervision of the state".

In Weimar era Germany the economy collapsed due to the loss of the First World War and the imposition of War Reparations at the Treaty of Versailles, as a result.

the middle class lost their savings and the working class were unemployed.

However, the social stigmatization of sex work persists and many workers continue to lead a double life.

Sex work in historically German lands has never been outlawed and has been described since the middle ages.

Beginning in the 19th century, sex workers in many regions had to register with police or local health authorities and submit to regular health checks to curb venereal diseases.

The so-called Bremer Regulations of 1852 stated that prostitution was "not a trade in the true sense".

The Republic ended up printing money to pay its bills which lead to hyperinflation in 1923.

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