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Israel shifts blame for prostitution from sex workers to clients

After years of promotion and preparation, Israel's new law criminalizing the consumption of prostitution has finally entered into force

Israel’s landmark law against the consumption of prostitution goes into effect today, July 10, a year and a half after it was passed.

  • Mazal Mualem
  • Al-Monitor

“Women are not merchandise and their bodies are not available for rent to anyone willing to pay for the price,” tweeted Justice Minister…

His tweet came in response to several days of intense pressure to postpone the law’s implementation.

For the first time in Israel’s history, liability for prostitution lies with…

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