Malaysia

Closure of iconic West Javanese red-light areas, Dolly, Jarak, will have negative impact on livelihoods sex workers & informal business owners

Despite several weeks of protests attended by both sex workers and local residents leading up to 18 June, 2014; the Surabaya City Administration, West Java, Indonesia, officially closed the Dolly and Jarak red-light districts, effectively impacting on the incomes of both sex workers and local small business owners.