Since 2000, commercial sec work has been legal in the Netherlands. Rates of STIs in Female Sex Workers should have been going down due to the prevalence of government testing centers and outreach staff, but from 2006-2013 the overall infection rate stayed fairly constant. Another thing that seems to be a sticking point, however, is that even with government oversight in Amsterdam’s Red Light District, the selling of sex has not necessarily led to a decrease in involuntary sex work. I think that on the balance it’s still better to have a governing body keeping tabs on an industry that relies on the selling of people’s bodies. What are your thoughts?