French MPs outlaw paying for sex

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French MPs have passed a law that makes it illegal to pay for sex and imposes fines of up to €3,750 (P46,188) for those buying sexual acts.

Those convicted would also have to attend classes to learn about the conditions faced by prostitutes.

It has taken more than two years to pass the controversial legislation because of differences between the two houses of parliament over the issue.

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