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Sex Workers Can Get Back to Business in Switzerland, But Sports Remain Prohibited

  • Switzerland to allow prostitution to resume from June 6
  • Sports including judo, boxing and wrestling are still banned
A prostitute walks past so-called ‘sex boxes’ in Zurich.

A prostitute walks past so-called ‘sex boxes’ in Zurich.

Photographer: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP via Getty Images 

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Swiss politicians have decided that sex workers can soon get back to business while activities and sports involving close physical contact such as judo, boxing and wrestling will remain prohibited.