Before you go to meet a new client, or have them come to you, tell someone you trust where you’re going, when you expect to be back and as much as you know about the person you’re meeting.
On Friday, Ms Abidar posted multiple photos of her head wrapped in a bandage and several bruises and lesions on her back, writing – not just in Arabic, but in the parlance of Moroccan Muslim piety, “I am better, thank the Lord.” Hshouma” – shame, multiple commentators wrote in Moroccan Arabic on accounts of the attack posted to Ms Abidar’s Facebook page.
It was unclear whether some referred to Ms Abidar’s portrayal of a sex worker, the attack or the government’s inaction.
Moroccan Justice Minister Mustapha Ramid did not immediately answer an interview request from Though the film itself was banned by the kingdom in May, rights advocates have credited the stir it caused with the publication of the first official statistics on the sex industry.
Local Health Ministries in Agadir, Fez, Rabat and Tangier in May reported that there were 19,333 sex workers in those cities in 2011.
When talking to customers online, sex workers need to ensure they don’t give out any personal information.