New ad campaign to solve problem of the oldest profession
1949 convention which presses for the eradication of prostitution. The introduction of tolerance zones in a 1999 law and the punishment regime in place does not in practice penalize those men who take advantage of underage girls. Hungarian law states that sexual relations are legal for every consenting couple above the age of 14. The current law is lacking because there are no means available to punish the client, said Forgacs. At the same time, prostitutes under 18 are fined or put away if they offer their services to a male under the same age. The movement bases their policy proposals on the Swedish model which fines or imprisons anyone who instigates sex with a prostitute.
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