Safe sex and drive-in

‘SEX BOXES.’ The city government of Zurich takes prostitutes off the streets and into this former industrial zone west of the city. Photo by Fabrice Coffrini/AFP

Switzerland’s first sex drive-in opened in Zurich on August 26, aimed at creating a safer space for sex workers and taking prostitution off the city’s streets. The drive-in, in a former industrial zone in the west of the city, has a track where the sex workers can show off their assets and negotiate a price, and 9 so-called “sex boxes” where they and their clients can park and conclude the transaction. It’s designed to be safer, with security guards on hand to ensure there is only one man in each car that enters as well alarm buttons in each “sex box” and on-site doctors and social workers.

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