将同意入刑?

伦敦—加拿大议会正在争论一项新的反卖淫法案。这项名为《保护社区和被剥削者法案》(Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act)的立法建议将把购买“性服务”的行为列为犯罪。有人也许不确定什么构成性服务,加拿大司法部对该用语进行了有帮助的定义,其中包括了大腿舞,但不包括脱衣舞或“与产生色情有关的行为”。

在将同意的成年人之间的性交易入刑方面,加拿大并不是唯一的尝试者。120多个国家将某种形式的性工作或组织卖淫列为犯罪,其中有13个国家(加拿大的立法建议也是如此)将购买行为也列为犯罪,更有八个国家规定拥有避孕套是从事性工作的证明,因此也是禁止的。

法国参议院最近驳回了类似的法律,但不少欧洲国家正在这个方向前进。2月,欧洲议会批准了一项决议,21岁以下购买性服务的行为一律视为非法。

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