FEMEN sheds light on Ukrainian sex industry [Interview: Anna Hutsol]

FEMEN sheds light on Ukrainian sex industry [Interview: Anna Hutsol]


Kiev, the capital of Ukraine, has become notorious as a sex tourism mecca in Europe. Many young women from rural areas in Ukraine migrate to Kiev to find a better life. But, because of the economic hardship and the difficulty of getting a job, many of them support themselves by prostituting themselves. In fact, these type of women make up 90% of the prostitutes in Kiev.

Prostitutes enjoy no form of civil law protection in Ukraine. The police still treat prostitutes violently, intimidating...


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