City sex workers with ‘green cards’ safe – taskforce

first_imgThe taskforce is monitoring commercial sex workers everynight on Arroyo, Ledesma, Valeria, Delgado, and Mabolo streets in the CityProper, and in Arevalo district. The taskforce is also inspecting male and female commercialsex workers in nightclubs. In the City Proper, the taskforce was able to accountaround 100 freelance sex workers, and in Arevalo, more than 30. Thus this Dinagyang season the taskforce is just requiringcommercial sex workers to secure “green cards” from health authorities asguarantee that they are free from sexually transmitted infections. ILOILO City – While prostitution is illegal, the citygovernment’s Taskforce on Morals and Values Formation is dealing with thissocietal problem with utmost practicality. The oldest profession in the world,after all, could not be eliminated easily.center_img “It is good that they are the ones reaching out to us andinquiring about securing green cards,” said Canong. “Green cards are issued to freelance sex workers afterthey have complied with the requirements such as passing a medical examinationat the city’s Social Hygiene Clinic,” said taskforce head Nestor Canong. “Safe sila. Butwe know may iban pa nga gapulopanago, natahapnga dakpon. They have nothing to fear.Importante i-comply nila nga mga requirements.Open ang aton office, ang CityHealth Office kag ang Social HygieneClinic para sa ila,” said Canong./PNlast_img read more