Sunday, August 18, 2013

Zurich unveils 'sex boxes' for prostitutes

Here's an interesting example of direct democracy at work.

Source: The Local

But with local residents fed up of prostitutes and clients plying the streets, notably along the riverside Sihlquai, the authorities decided to try to shift the sex trade from the city centre.
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The sex-box plan was approved by Zurich's voters in March 2012 -- referendums from the local to the national level are the bedrock of Switzerland's system of direct democracy.

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