It is not of successful, self-assured entrepreneurs like Bella, and that bothers her.
The communicating law, she says, is particularly galling.
In an analysis of the prostitution laws he wrote for the subcommittee, he noted that politicians often say they want to protect women from exploitation, and yet only the street-level sex trade is routinely policed — the part that causes a public nuisance.
History indicates they may not be.
Also prohibited: communicating for the purpose of prostitution in a public place.
In 2007 the group produced a report concluding that many things had to happen to combat the survival sex trade, including long-term support for housing, drug treatment and skill development; secure funding for existing social services dedicated to sex workers; and an education curriculum to fight sexual exploitation and sex-work recruitment.