PREMIUM‘Stop prosecuting sex trafficking victims!’: Activists lambaste Gerindra lawmaker

first_imgFacebook LOG INDon’t have an account? Register here Google Forgot Password ? Topics : Log in with your social account Linkedin Gerindra-Party Sex-trafficking sex-workers Padang west-sumatra house-of-representatives Rights activists have urged the West Sumatra Police to stop their legal process against NN, a sex worker currently facing criminal charges after allegedly being entrapped by a lawmaker from the Gerindra Party, Andre Rosiade, in a hotel room in Padang last month, pointing out that the she is actually a victim of unaddressed human trafficking in Indonesia.The director of the Padang Legal Aid Institute (LBH Padang), Wendra Rona Putra, who represents NN in the case, explained that the 27-year-old single mother was involved in prostitution because she struggled to make a living to support her 2-year-old child in a city far from her home in West Java.”NN moved to Padang with her aunt to avoid her abusive partner and eventually became a sex worker to make ends meet,” Wendra said recently.He added that NN did not work alone, but had a manager, aka a pimp, who had allegedly …last_img read more

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