Many sex workers in Bolivia say they'll return to work using gloves, bleach and see-through raincoats. But some work - including sex work - is still restricted during the day and a night-time curfew remains in place. Another worker, Antonieta, says she is using a paper face mask, plastic visor, gloves and a raincoat. The OTN-B met with the health ministry last month to present a page manual giving guidance to women on how to keep safe. Last week, the country's interim president Jeanine Anez Chavez tweeted she had tested positive for Covid
Bolivian sex workers using raincoats to keep 'safe'
Bolivia sex workers protest coronavirus curfew | Reuters
By Reuters. Bolivian sex workers are preparing for life in the age of coronavirus with new equipment including gloves, bottles of bleach and see-through raincoats. The thigh-skimming 'biosecurity suits' are among a number of recommendations in a page coronavirus security manual drawn up by the Organization of Night Workers of Bolivia OTN. The group is pushing authorities to lift the day-time business restrictions put in place during the lockdown in the capital La Paz, even if a strict nighttime curfew still impedes their more habitual evening work.
Prostitution in Bolivia
Bolivia - one of the most unknown and unexplored countries in Latin America for the tourist. In Bolivia strangely mixed Catholic culture with local Native American beliefs, lives a large number of sorcerers and shamans, is the most dangerous road in the world and the many attractions of the cities are located high in the mountains. It is also the only country in Latin America, where there is no "McDonald's", as the local people are very careful to cooking and "fast food" is simply not caught on. Not surprising that Bolivian women and girls always slim and fit figure.
Prostitution in Bolivia is legal and regulated. The police are allowed to check whether the prostitutes are registered or not, and have attended a clinic during the previous 20 days. Although prostitution is widespread in Bolivia, the prostitutes are severely stigmatized by society, they are blamed for everything from broken homes to the rising HIV -infection rate. Citizens demanded that brothels and bars be located at least 3, feet away from schools.