Suriname

Is selling sex criminalised?

Selling sex is legal although reports that street based sex workers are targeted by the police

Is buying sex criminalised?

No

Is organising/managing criminalised?

Yes - brothel-keeping, "pimping" and procuring are technically illegal although brothels are frequently tolerated by the authorities

Sources/further reading

<p>PANCAP (2009) Prostitution, Sex Work and Transactional Sex in the English, Dutch and French Speaking Caribbean. A report by the Pan-Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS, funded by World Bank, available at <a href="https://pancap.org/pc/pcc/media/pancap_docu">https://pancap.org/pc/pcc/…;

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