The Zona Norte Experience: Sex Work, STIs and Municipal Regulations
Allison Combs and Chelzea Cozad
Sex work in Mexico is a booming industry, drawing local and foreign clientele to major
cities and states. One of the most notorious hub for the sex work is Tijuana, a city where prostitution is regulated by the local government. To practice legal sex work, sex workers must purchase a license. In the late 1990’s, fifty percent of sex workers in Tujuana were estaimate dto had at least one sexually transmitted infections (STIs). In this podcast, we will visit Tijuana to talk about the experiences of sex workers and discuss if sex work should be regulated in Mexican municipalities.
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