Norris offers support to Amnesty stance on decriminalisation of prostitution

Norris offers support to Amnesty stance on decriminalisation of prostitution

Senator David Norris has said he fully supports Amnesty International in their efforts to decriminalise prostitution.

At a meeting in Dublin yesterday the charity agreed to create a plan to protect sex workers, rather than punish them.

Senator Norris claims people have been making themselves available for sexual gratification in return for money since time began and whatever the moral issues, the most important human factor is the welfare of those involved.

Amnesty have said they recognise prostitution is a complex issue, but it's also a critical human rights issue internationally.

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