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Sex business operator sues Japan over exclusion from coronavirus cash handout programme

A woman running a sex worker-dispatching business sued the Japanese government on Wednesday, saying its blanket exclusion of the sex industry from a cash handout programme to support small companies hit by the coronavirus pandemic is discrimination banned under the country’s constitution.In the lawsuit filed with the Tokyo District Court, the woman, who operates the business in western Japan’s Kansai area, demanded the payment of the benefits as well as consolation money for having been…

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