Sex for sale in Spain | Documentary

Sex for sale in Spain | Documentary


A village in northern Spain has become a hive of prostitution. La Jonquera, close to the French border, has become home to a large number of brothels.



Sex workers also line the streets and locals are worried about both their safety and their reputation. “It is a problem for the whole country,” says Sònia Martínez Juli, mayor of La Jonquera: “The first thing people see when they arrive in Spain are prostitutes.” The owner of what he says is the biggest sex club in Europe, “Paradise”, predictably defends his business. The Spaniard Dani Farled, meanwhile, the son of a sex worker, is more critical of the industry. His mother worked for years as a prostitute in La Jonquera; his father was her pimp. Today, he remains in the milieu, where he works as a tattoo artist. In the film, French sex tourists, who account for ninety percent of the market here, explain their motives and a Romanian street prostitute explains why Spain is an attractive place for her to work. A recent study by the Madrid University Comillas found that Spain was well on its way to becoming Europe’s leading nation when it comes to the sex industry: It already has more prostitutes than any other European nation.

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25 Comments

  1. Woman's Wright and activists….there are million ather kind of jobs,if they choose prostitusion..is their problem..

  2. Feminazis: 'How dare these evil sluts wear skimpy clothes and offer their bodies in exchange for money, this is the work of SATAN. THIS MUST BE ILLEGAL'

  3. Truck stops are like this all over the world. Even places where prostitution is illegal. I'm a truck driver in the U.S, and I've had pregnant women, minors, crack addicts, etc knocking on my truck door at night trying to offer me services. There is a spot in mexico where a ton of truckers go for hookers. They actually look amazing there, but it can get dangerous if you aren't smart about moving in environments like that. In this life, sex will forever be a thing. Abolishing it at any place on earth is sure to cause chaos. Such foolishness trying to decide on the pleasure that people can have. Will forever be an industry.

  4. Just make prostitution illegal and have the police arrest the prostitutes… but since it’s legal in Spain why are you surprised

  5. I really think this shoud be legalized! As there is demand there will alwasy be a supply and its just a matter what kind of supply that is. Clean or dirty! I am for clean! Are you?

  6. @27:37 A very good joke at the end. The major said that the Catalan independence is going to stop prostitution 🙂

    Maybe it can even cure cancer then 🙂

    Spain needs political reforms, not an internal conflict.

  7. some women may offer to have sex with me for free instead of demanding money but they would never pay me, im not as hot as brad pitt

  8. The mayor is just mad nobody would want to have sex with her.

  9. Men go to prostitutes because this is hard af to find a GF these days

  10. Oh,come on these places make mega bucks but they are all extremely cheap sleazy,dirty warehouses.cause dudes don’t care.

  11. DW is slyly doing advertisement for this place. Did the mayor pay for this documentary to boost the city's income?

  12. It's legal so shut up and tolerate it. Very hypocritical and moralistic journalism.

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