Your Views

Have your say on the issues of the day

Should prostitution be made illegal again?


The only winners from the Prostitution Reform Act 2003 are men, says the National Council of Women of New Zealand. Council national president Elizabeth Bang made the comment in light of sentences passed down to men convicted of having sex with girls under the age of 18.

She was alarmed at how light some of the sentences were.

The council supported the law change in order to validate and protect human rights - not to condone prostitution, she said.

Should prostitution be made illegal again? Here is a selection of Your Views:

Get the news delivered straight to your inbox

Receive the day’s news, sport and entertainment in our daily email newsletter


Have your say

1200 characters left

By and large our readers' comments are respectful and courteous. We're sure you'll fit in well.
View commenting guidelines.

Sort by
  • Oldest

© Copyright 2015, NZME. Publishing Limited

Assembled by: (static) on production apcf05 at 05 Oct 2015 01:22:39 Processing Time: 447ms