DECISION T- 629/10 Protection to the sex workers (prostitution)


This decision analyses the importance that has been attached to prostitution by the comparative law and the case law of other countries. The decision demands labor protection to sex workers regarding to their right to motherhood. Sex workers whether men or women can´t be discriminated, since they have the same rights like those of people who perform any other work. To vindicate the right to equality for sex workers, they shall be paid the compensation to which they are entitled. The aforementioned decision is taken pursuant to articles 239 and 236 of the Labour Code. These monetary obligations are to be calculated on the basis of the national minimum wage in force when the petitioner was dismissed from her work.