Landmark judgement this is as we could face a scenario in which 100,000 sex workers sue the government, demanding compensation. Anyone who has been arrested during the course of their work, has a legitimate claim for a return of earnings.
This is where the national assembly needs to do its work and our lawmakers need to earn their jumbo pay packets. We need a law to plug this loophole but more importantly, we a socio-development programme to train sex workers and get them into industrial production.
I want to see us introduce a vocational qualification for machine tool technicians and enrol every single sex worker on that course. Train them and get them remunerative jobs manufacturing machine tools for heavy industry after 18 months training