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E-mail english sverigesradio. InSweden made it legal to sell sex but illegal to buy it. Norway and Iceland adopted similar laws.
Canada and Ireland are debating similar versions. The UK attempted to bring in a similar model but it was voted down at the eleventh hour.
News that prostitutes are booking apartments online via Airbnb undercuts prostithtes gains boasted about by the government, said Jakobsson. Under Swedish law, authorities can charge someone with pimping if they knowingly rent a room to a prostitute, Jakobsson added. That's why the cops send hosts letters — and How much are prostitutes in Sweeden also probably why the hosts get nervous when they receive them, she said.
Airbnb might be a way to get around the pimping laws, Jacobsson added, because the website — not a person — is arranging the accommodations, she said. In another recent Dagens Nyheter article about prostitution in GothenburgAirbnb issued a statement saying it didn't sanction illegal activities.
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