In Rue d'AerschotRue de Brabant rree the surrounding side-streets there are sex shops and many windows where prostitutes sit. Further away from the station the girls are more from Ghana and Nigeria.
Innew regulations were introduced to restrict the girls and also to punish kerb-crawlers. Frree was overturned by the Council of State at the end of The areas in which prostitution was allowed was reduced to the Schipperskwartier, and a permit system was introduced.
The permits for owners of the windows have to be personally ed by the mayor. The area was refurbished and pedestrianised in an attempt to get away from the seedy-looking image. Usually, windows in red light districts are isolated from one another, but the windows here are interconnected in groups of 3, 5 or 7 so the prostitutes may socialise with each other and also aid each other in the event of trouble with a client.
In the council limited the activity to a small area, known as the "Charleroi Triangle"  intersection of rue du Moulin, rue de Marchienne, rue Arthur Pater, rue de la Fenderie and place Rucloux. The prostitutes disregarded this limit, prompting a total ban on street prostitution in These are on cgat de Bruxelles and the N5.
Ghent[ edit ] Glazen Straatje There are two red-light districts in Ghentlocated close to each other. There are just under 70 windows here.
The remaining building were renovated as part of the gentrification of the area and prostitution stopped. Seraing[ edit ] There are a of windows in rue Marnix, Seraing.
Activities within the centre will be screened from the passing public. Weekly checks on working conditions and work permits are carried out socia, the local police.