Amsterdam’s first woman mayor plans to overhaul red-light district

FILE PHOTO: Visitors enter a peep-show theatre during the first-ever open day of Amsterdam's red light district February 18, 2006. REUTERS/Paul Vreeker/File Photo

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Amsterdam’s first female mayor launched plans on Wednesday to overhaul the city’s red-light district and its window displays, in a bid to protect sex workers from gawking tourists. In what would be the most radical revamp of the sex trade there since the Dutch legalised prostitution nearly two decades ago, Femke Halsema […]

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