Norway's Proposed New Prostitution Law Aims to Combat Trafficking
Tuesday, August 21, 2007 1:47 PM

In Norway, prostitution is legal, but purchasing sex will be illegal and punishable with six months in prison if Justice Minister Knut Storberget’s proposed law passes. The new law, introduced in July, aims to address the perceived rise in sexual trafficking of women from other countries. Parliament is now considering the law and seems to favor its passage.


Compiled from: “Buying Sex Can Yield Jail Term,” Aftenposten, 4 July 2007.