With the new legislation, the government wants to create uniformity in the sex industry, as now different rules are being followed dependant on the city and the type of sex worker. For example, in some dutch cities, the legal age to be a sex worker is 18, while in others, it is 21. sex workers have the same rights, protections and obligations as any worker in the netherlands. Ngos and police estimated that the number of women and girls trafficked for the purpose of sexual exploitation ranged from 1,000 to 3,600. The foundation against trafficking in women (stv), an independent ngo that helped victims of trafficking, registered 579 victims in 2006, up from 424 in 2005. The top five countries of origin were the netherlands (157 victims), nigeria (91), bulgaria (42), romania (35), and china (30). the netherlands was the first country in the world to extend civil marriage laws to same-sex couples in 2001. However, parents should be encouraged to discuss topics at home and keep the lines of communication open. There is strong evidence that children whose parents discuss sex with them are more likely to delay having sex, use contraception and have fewer partners. same-sex activity has been legal in the netherlands for more than a century (since 1811). In addition, sexual minorities have been protected from employment discrimination since 1993, while same-sex marriage and adoption were legalized in 2001. The netherlands was the first country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage. Travellers arriving in the netherlands from certain countries and regions should self-quarantine for 10 days. Even if you do not have any symptoms or if you have tested negative for covid-19. Once in the netherlands, you can self-quarantine at home or in temporary or holiday accommodation.