Since then, there have been a number of counter-petitions from sex worker unions in Germany and, as the debate has spread, elsewhere in Europe.
Always be sure to remain in control and your safety and consent are of the utmost priority.
Britz, 55, sips tea from a china cup as she recounts stories of men being approached by prostitutes in supermarket car parks and even, once, at a funeral.
Given that at least 70 per cent of trafficking in Europe is into forced prostitution, a lot of people are arguing that the best way to reduce demand for trafficking is to reduce demand for prostitution.
Some might suggest that archaeological analysis could be used to uncover some other interesting clues.
Above all, I respect, protect, and admire women the world over, especially those nearest and dearest to my own heart.