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Mexico City Sex Workers Left Homeless Without Benefits as Coronavirus Spreads

HeadlineApr 10, 2020

In Mexico City, sex workers are being forced to live on the streets, as many of the hotels where they work have closed and clients are staying away over coronavirus fears. This is Sarahi Vega, one of 7,000 sex workers in Mexico City left without income and without government assistance.

Sarahi Vega Delgado: “The government is making us die of hunger, because they’ve left us without work, they’ve left us without help. Because we’re sex workers, there are no benefits that help us. And we have families to maintain.”

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