MILAN — When the mayor of Modica, a Sicilian town known for its chocolates and churches, learned that a sex worker in the area had tested positive for the coronavirus, he immediately started to worry about an outbreak. Abbate said. Modica has so far not experienced a new outbreak, but as the sex worker recovered in a hospital in Perugia last month, news of her situation and occupation spread throughout the country, highlighting the ways in which the pandemic has affected some of the most vulnerable and marginalized communities in Italy, and the dangers of keeping sex work in the shadows. Ponciano started taking clients again after a three-month hiatus during the lockdown.
‘I Am Scared’: Italian Sex Workers Face Poverty and Illness in the Pandemic
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Journal of Women's History I would have pled temporary insanity, caused by the sudden appearance around a corner of a flock of beautiful black African women dressed in bras and hot pants. They were, of course, prostitutes, some of the 1, 1 young Nigerians 2 reckoned to be working in Italy, servicing the estimated nine million Italian men who pay for sex. The girls supply what, it must be presumed, the men cannot get at home—anal sex—and the going rate is [pounds sterling] , good money. It is this same breed of sex worker that affords her European client services, the likes of which could hardly have been imagined, let alone spoken, a decade or two ago in Nigeria.
Prostitution in Italy Italian : prostituzione , defined as the exchange of sexual acts for money, is legal, although organized prostitution , whether indoors in brothels or controlled by third parties, is prohibited. Brothels were banned in A euphemism often used to refer to street prostitutes in Italy is Lucciole lit. Prostitution thrived in Italy in the Middle Ages. The city of Venice declared in that brothels were indispensable, and courtesans achieved high social status in Venice, particularly in the 17th century.