Knesset panel examines link between absorption process of immigrants and prostitution

09.01.2014                      08.Schwat.5774

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Knesset panel examines link between absorption process of immigrants and prostitution

Nearly half of women residing in emergency shelter for prostitution are immigrants from FSU, according to figures presented to committee.

Nearly half the women residing in an emergency shelter for streetwalkers are immigrants from the former Soviet Union, Naama Rivlin, director of Saleet, an organization that assists prostitutes, told a Knesset committee on Tuesday.
Rivlin presented the facts during a discussion in the Committee for Immigration, Absorption, and Diaspora Affairs and the Subcommittee on Trafficking in Women and Prostitution….