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Due to the new COVID Protection Measures Ordinance, which came into force on November 3, and will remain in force until at least November 30,all facilities for the practice of prostitution will again be closed as of November 3. At the federal level, the general tax and social security regulations apply.
As a rule, sex service providers are considered self-employed. In addition, there are a few specific regulations, especially the obligation to undergo a 6-week examination. In Aprilthe so-called Covid relaxation decree was passed, according to which paragraph 9 2 item 7 "Visitors are prohibited from entering facilities for the practice of prostitution". Prostitution was of course also practised during the Corona crisis, but on a much smaller scale and illegally.
The majority of women left for their respective countries before the border barriers were put up, and a few prostitutes stayed in Austria. The Corona Ordinance only applied until 30 June inclusive. Prostitution is a particularly precarious and exploitative field of work.
Nevertheless, many women make a conscious decision to earn a living from it. Currently, there are about 8, registered sex workers in Austria. In order to prevent exploitation in prostitution - including human trafficking into prostitution - a variety of measures are needed. Foreign examples also show that demand cannot be effectively suppressed by a ban.
On the contrary, a ban pushes sex service providers into illegality, where they are exposed to an even greater risk of exploitation. Some parties are calling for a general "ban on the purchase of sexual services". However, experts in Austria largely agree that it is better to make a clear distinction between voluntary prostitution and forced prostitution and to take appropriate measures in each case. This is because foreign examples show that demand cannot be effectively suppressed by a ban.
The majority of prostitutes in Austria are migrant women from Eastern Europe.
Among them are also many day commuters from Slovakia. Sex workers were particularly hard hit by the Corona crisis financially and were entitled to benefits from the hardship fund as self-employed persons. The following current hygiene and protection recommendations were drawn up by the Ministry of Health together with representatives of self-organisations and counselling centres.
It is still unclear whether street prostitution is also permitted again. It is to be expected that outdoor activities will also be permitted again, as the risk of infection is lower there than indoors. The regulation of sexual services in Austria can therefore be described as complex and inhomogeneous. Link to the legal regulations. Free Membership. Business: Economy.
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Prostitution in Austria Prohibited Again: Here Are the New COVID Rules