In an effort to shut down the red light district in Eindhoven, The Netherlands, the city is offering prostitutes "credits" for good behavior that can be used to buy designer clothes or furniture. The vouchers, which the Dutch media has mockingly dubbed "whore miles," will be awarded for every step sex workers take to get out of the lifestyle. Another plan in the works involves creating a fashion label designed by prostitutes, based on a similar program in Amsterdam. So far the plan is being lampooned in the media and the sex workers are not very enthusiastic about it. "This is fine if they actually want to move on to something else but some might not want to," said Metje Blaak from a Dutch Prostitutes' Union. "At the end of the day, this is a step towards making street prostitution illegal, and what will happen to the women then?" [The Independent] .
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