1 Dutch windows All about safe sex Most asked questions about Red Light District Including: A map of Amsterdam s Red Light District
3 Dear reader, In this magazine you can read all about the most famous part of our town: The Red Light District. You can find out everything you need to know about visiting a brothel, but also if you re just a curious tourist, this Pleasure Guide contains lots of interesting information. For those of you, thinking about visiting a brothel, the places that are mentioned have a good reputation. If you would like to know more, it s a good idea to visit the Prostitution Information Centre. Here you are welcome with all your questions. I hope you have a pleasant stay in Amsterdam Mariska Majoor 1 Colofon Chief editor: Mariska Majoor Dtp: Repro Design, Zutphen Illustrations: Jaap Majoor en Frans Mensink Pictures: Jan Kees Helms For permission to publish or print any information from this magazine you are requested to get in contact with the chief-editor at the following adress: Enge Kerksteeg 3, 1012 GV Amsterdam
4 Prostitution and the law in the Netherlands. 2 October 1, 2000, is a very im-portant date for prostitution in the Netherlands. From this date the old law prohibiting brothels is no longer valid. In this article we will explain a bit about the old and the new situation. The old situation: The previous time prostitution was regulated by law was in Since then it has been legal to work as a prostitute and legal for clients to visit a prostitute. But running a brothel has been illegal. However, the brothels were left alone, because attempts to close them proved to be unsuccessful. The authorities had to look for a more pragmatic way of dealing with prostitution. Brothels were tolerated as long as they conformed to certain rules like; not disturbing the public order, or if the police ran into minors or women forced into prostitution, they would close the brothel down. The new situation: Prostitution and running a prostitution business is legal as long as the people work voluntarily, are above the age of 18 and legal citizens of the Netherlands. From October 1, article 250a of the Criminal Code will apply. It s a criminal offence to: Force another person into prostitution; induce a minor; bring women in from another country for the purpose of engaging in prostitution; running a brothel where somebody who is forced or a minor is employed; and pimping. Prostitution is regulated by the municipal authorities. Now brothel owners must apply for a license. They have to operate under the following conditions to be considered for a license: There should be no disturbing the life of a neighbourhood. The municipal authorities can take measures to prevent any nuisance. They also set rules concerning the working conditions of the prostitutes, like regulation on the minimum size of the working areas, fire safety, hygiene and of course, safe sex. The phsysical and mental integrity of the sexworkers should be protected and the employment of minors and illegal immigrants is prohibited. If the police or other authorities find for instance a minor or an illegal immigrant in a brothel they can and will close the place down. Why is the ban on brothels being lifted? (source: Foreign Information Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs) To end abuses in the sex industry, The Netherlands has decided to change
5 the law to reflect everyday reality. It will be legal to employ prostitutes provided they have reached the age of majority (18) and do the work voluntarily, but stricter measures will be taken to prevent them from being exploited. By legalizing the employment of prostitutes the government will be able to exercise more control over the sex industry and counter abuses. At the same time, firmer action will be taken against offenders. This approach is in the interests of prostitutes themselves, and it will also facilitate action against sexual violence and abuse and the traffic in persons. Prices and options in prostitution How much does it cost? Prices vary a great deal. Every prostitute has the right to set her own price. It depends on how long you want to stay, what he/she specializes in and the kind of place you go. You can count on one thing: condoms will be available everywhere. Window prostitution The window prostitute sets her own price; the minimum is 35 euro, usually. The customer can choose between a blow-job or a fuck. Don t haggle over the price, 35 euro is not a bad deal. More and more prostitutes pay income tax and they will ask a bit more, wich is only fair. Clubs Clubs have set prices and you pay per hour. The price ranges from 50 to 300 euro. Some clubs charge an entrance-fee. Drinks are normally not included in the price but you may find that the first drink is on the house or included in the entrance-fee. Private houses Private houses also have fixed prices; these range from 40 to 150 euro per hour.they almost never charge an entrance-fee and drinks are usually on the house. Escort service If you call an escort service to send a prostitute round to your house or hotel it will cost you between 50 and 250 euro per hour. They usually have special rates for a whole night. Check beforehand at the escort service you are using. 3
6 The most frequently about Amsterdam s 4 Welcome to the Amsterdam Red Light District Amsterdam s Red Light District is world famous and that is not surprising, because there are many unique attractions to see here! However just because it s the most talked about Red Light zone in the world, doesn t mean that everyone understands what goes on here. Unfortunately most people don t understand how people in the neigbourhood here live. They also don t realise that it is, besides being a tourist centre for the sex industry, also a regular neighbourhood precinct where so-called normal people work and live. The questions and answers that you ll find in this article, are a collection of the most frequently asked questions at the Prostitution Information Centre (PIC). If you still have any further ques-tions after reading this brochure you can visit the PIC. How long does this neighbourhood exist? The Amsterdam Red Light District already has existed since the year Only then they didn t call it that. This region is one of the oldest parts of Amsterdam. Likewise, the Warmoesstraat is the oldest street in Amsterdam. It is one of the first streets that most tourists will encounter as they enter the Red Light District from the Central Station side, with an imposing billboard for Chickita s Sex Paradise, greeting them as they do...it is also a centre for the Gay leather scene! You can find one of the oldest houses in the city at the beginning of the Zeedijk.
7 asked questions Red Light District. Prostitution has always been here. In the Middle Ages prostitution was allowed in certain places in the city. For example the brothels in Damstraat used to be run by the sheriff and his men! Amsterdam has always had lots of travellers and seafarers passing through its port. In the 16th century prostitution underwent prohibition, although it continued to grow just the same. In the 17th century is when window prostitution appeared for the first time in this area, and this phenomenon actually arose from prostitutes parading their wares from behind the door or window of their own house. Is it safe to walk the streets here? Yes in the Red Light District you can just walk on the streets, without any worries, but nowadays as you have to watch out wherever you are, the same rule applies for the Red Light District. Keep an eye on yourself and your personal possessions, and preferably don t walk alone in any of the narrow little dark alleys after 4 o clock in the morning, and of course never display your money too openly. This naturally applies to anywhere you go, common sense really! Is it legal, all those women behind the windows? Yes it s legal. Working as a prostitute has been completely legal in the whole of the Netherlands since Window prostitution is tolerated in a total of 9 places, including Amsterdam. The total number of windows 5 To be continued on page 6
8 however has to remain constant by law. Is prostitution legal? In october 2000, abolition of the old law probihiting brothels will take place. That means that prostitution and also keeping a brothel, will be completely legal from that moment on and by law has to be fully respected as a profession in its own right. Whether society can come to accept this on an emotional level remains the question! What facilities exist for prostitutes to get a health check? In the Red Light District is a special STD clinic of the GG&GD (Public health service), where prostitutes, and their clients can go for an anonymous health check for venereal diseases. Of course in the Netherlands it s possible to go to a regular hospital or GP for a check-up; the fact that you let yourself get checked up from time to time is nothing to be ashamed of. Consistent condom use is actually much more 6 Who owns all the windows? There are different owners. If certain behaviour codes are followed, in principle anyone can buy a window brothel; the premises are definitely not cheap. The prostitutes who work there pay rent to the owner per shift; shifts usually varying from 8 to 12 hours. Depending on the owner, rents vary from 40 to 75 euro per shift. So prostitutes are thus small independent businesswomen. Are prostitutes required by law to get a regular health check? In that case, to be fair, all the clients should also let themselves be checked regularly too! Fortunately in the Netherlands it s contrary to human rights regulations to force someone to go to the doctor, so it s everyone s own responsibility. Most prostitutes of course take good care of themselves and consistently use a condom.
9 important than frequent or compulsory health checks. Are the prostitutes registered? No! The police aren t allowed to register prostitutes without their permission. They have to be at least 18 years of age and come from an EC country. They have to prove this by means of showing their passports, but the police may not make any note of it if all her papers are okay. Are there many prostitutes with AIDS? No, absolutely not! Just about all the prostitutes who work behind a window or in a club, take good care of themselves and their health and are consistent in their use of condoms. The stories that you hear about diseases among prostitutes in general and in the Red Light District just aren t true or often greatly exaggerated. The risk of catching something is minimal. But because you never know for sure, it s very important to always use a condom! Does everyone here in the Netherlands use drugs? No, but like in other countries you can get hold of them of course. The sale of soft drugs (cannabis) is tolerated in coffeeshops; sale and (ab)use of hard drugs is not tolerated there. Never buy drugs on the street. It is prohibited and also dangerous because you never know what you re buying and it s easy to get ripped off! Do all prostitutes use drugs? These days, a lot of people from all walks of life and all social classes use drugs, and there are certainly a great deal who don t; prostitution and drugs don t necessarily go hand in hand. It is a social misconception that all prostitutes use drugs and that they start working in prostitution to pay for their drugs; the proportion of drug-addicted prostitutes is in fact quite small. It seems as if anything is possible in Amsterdam!? Fortunately a whole lot is possible, but that doesn t mean that there aren t rules. People can be themselves here but are asked to take others into consideration and not be anti-social. In general the same rules of social conduct apply as in every other city or state in the civilized world. As far sex and soft drugs go it s more open and easy to speak about than in other countries; mutual respect is in fact always the most important thing. Are there just as many drug addicts and homeless on the streets elsewhere in Amsterdam? No, particularly in the Red Light District and around the Central Station area is the place where many addicts and homeless hang around. This area attracts people from all walks of life. The Red Light District is a neighbourhood where everyone is To be continued on page 24 7
10 Everything you always wanted to know about save sex. Despite the fact that safe sex gets so much publicity, there are still many people unclear about it. Here are the five questions most frequently asked about safe sex in prostitution Do you need a condom for a blow-job? Yes, you should use a condom for blow-jobs too. The aids-virus is carried by sperm and blood, and other venereal diseases are transmitted through the fluids that precede sperm or the mucous membranes. 2. Is it safe to go to a prostitute? Everyone has to make up their own mind about that. You don t really have to worry as long as you always use a condom and make sure that it is put on properly. 3. Is oral sex dangerous? The vaginal fluid of a woman with HIV does not contain much of the virus. Be careful around and during periods. Any other venereal diseases, such as herpes, are catching from the stage when sores and scabs are visible. If you want to be on the safe side use a cloth for protection. 4. What do you do when a condom breaks? Don t panic, although it might be best to go to you docter or the local clinic for a check-up. They will probably want to test you again later because some sexually transmitted diseases can only be diagnosed some time after infection. 5. Do prostitues get checked for venereal diseases regularly? On the whole, yes. Most clubs and private houses employ a doctor who checks the prostitutes for VD on a regular basis. Prostitutes can also go to the GG&GD for a free check-up. A truly professional prostitute always uses a condom and, as a result, almost never gets infected.
14 Column prostitute The Pastaparade While I m writing this it s raining and the streets are empty. Summer is definitely over. I m thinking in particular of the large number of tourists received by Amsterdam every year. 12 The stream of people flooding the Red Light District seem to think it is a great big Zoo and like to record it all in snapshots, on film or video. Very sad, I think. Still, in spite of all the sightseers, summer is very good for trade. August, for instance, is the Italians holiday season. For men aged between 18 and 30, Amsterdam is a favourite place to go on holiday, to get a taste of the tolerant policy on drugs and, of course, to enjoy the ladies of the nigth. They stroll around in small groups, enveloped in clouds of hash smoke, admiring our girls. It s a good thing they want to do more than that and almost always step inside. The average Italian pays fifty guilders. The speed with which he reaches his climax and is out of the door again is truly amazing. Quite often I will get three of these customers - one at the time, you understand - and it boils down to undressing, screwing and dressing in space of 15 minutes. Most of my colleagues don t like them because they re either stoned from the hash or they re wired from the coke or so, either way, there is not much to be done with them. Personally, I don t have a problem with it. I m always glad to see them mainly because they bring me new customers. When you ve had one, the rest of the group follows automatically. This is fine by me, but a lot of colleagues prefer customers who stay longer and pay more, rather than a string of quick ones for fifty each. This doesn t make a lot of sense to me. I mean, if you think fifty guilders is no good you ought to charge more. Madelon Do you have a story what fits in our column, put it on paper and send it to the Redactie Pleasure Guide p/a Enge Kerksteeg GV Amsterdam
15 Column costumer There I was, head in the clouds, feet planted on a slippery platform and my heart with her. She was going to arrive by train from Rotterdam at At last we had a date. The idea was hers. I was going to show her how beautiful Amsterdam is. I met her in The Hague. She had been standing there, so innocent, looking at me so sweetly. She was so pure. After a couple of times all I wanted was to love her. Both of us having a good time as equals. She was different from the other girls as well. She still knew the value of money, hadn t been spoiled. She was educated and had consiously decided to go into prostitution. She really was the perfect woman: sweettempered, intelligent, independent, beautiful, cheerful and so on. She was special, right? She d said to me how important it was for her to have a special tie with a client based on mutual trust. Three more trains had arrived from Rotterdam. I d looked for her all over the place without catching so much as a glimpse. The fourth train arrived. I was reeling by then, heart-broken, tears of anger and disappointment in my eyes, feeling utterly desperate. She had been leading me on, and I fell for it like a stupid git. No. She s not like that. Maybe something happened to her. What to do? Out of spite I went to the Red Light District. I didn t really feel like it, but what can you do. I had the day off work anyway. And then I saw this gorgeous girl. I d seen her before but hadn t gone in, because it seemed to good to be true. She looked lovely and warm. Her big eyes comforted me, my tears dried and I went inside. She asked me where I was from and I thought she meant What have you been doing?. She was very sympathetic, her sweet face sonsoled me and her lips closed around my erection. The 100 guilders soon became 150. It felt so good that I became completely calm again. Prostitutes are just wonderful and men are extremely lucky. I would have liked to keep her with me forever. I offered to stay till 6 o clock if she would go out to dinner with me that evening. She already had a date. The 150 guilders became 300. She lay down next to me. It had been so relaxed. And she was so beautiful, so sweet. I might ask her out sometime. At least I won t have to wait for her at the station to show up, she lives in Amsterdam. Without having an orgasm, I m back on the streets. What do I do now? 13
16 Amsterdam Red Light District
17 = Windowbrothels Prostitution Information Centre/Jaap Majoor Tel
18 Dutch windows There is nothing like strolling around and doing a bit of window-shopping. Especially when you re checking out all sorts of beautiful women. This is about the best windows in the netherlands. 16 Amsterdam: The capital s red light district (the Wallen ) is well-known internationally. It attracts crowds of tourists every year. There are roughly 350 windows on the Wallen. More than 1000 women of 58 different nationalities work there in shifts. (Don t forget there are lots of little alleys.) The Wallen are situated in the oldest part of town, between the Zeedijk and the Warmoesstraat. In addition, there are two areas on a smaller scale: between the Spui-straat and the Singel, and on the Ruysdaelkade. Den Haag: In the Geleenstraat you can find windows. The Geleenstraat is partly roofed-in and it is widely known as the best place to go. Two other streets, the Doubletstraat and the Poeldijkse straat are not really worth mentioning. Haarlem: The window-brothels of Haarlem are within walking distance of the station. There are some windows on the Begijnhof, in the direction of the church. There are two more areas that are definitely worthwhile: het Poortje and het Steegje. You have to pay a small admission fee to get into het Poortje ; het Steeg-je has only a couple of windows and you can just just wander in. Alkmaar: The Achterdam in Alkmaar has about 40 windows of a fairly recent date. The Council does not permit prostitution to spread out into the rest of the area, so the owners decided to build extensions in their backyards. The result is a maze of corridors, covered alleyways and windows. Utrecht: This place has a unique feature. The window-brothels of Utrecht are situated on a long row of houseboats along het Zandpad. You can either drive past in your car or make a complete circuit on foot. Follow the signs Utrecht-Centrum and then head for the place where the sky is luminous with the headlights of cars that just happened to drive past the houseboats.
19 Breda: Officially, there are no window-brothels in Breda, but what they do have is a very unusual erotic arcade, on the Haagweg just outside the town centre. It consists of a long, wide, covered passageway with window-brothels. You have to pay to get in, but apart from that, everything works just the same as in other red light districts. Other towns with window-brothels: Arnhem: Spijkerkwartier Groningen: The Vishoek/Hoekstraat/Muurstraat area as well as the Nieuwstad Leeuwarden: De Waeze Deventer: De Bokkingshang The client s Guide A visit to a prostitute passes even more pleasantly if you take the following rules into account. 1. Be polite and respectful. 2. Take care that your body is fresh. 3. Do not drink too much. 4. Make clear agreements. Be clear about what you want and find out what the price for that is. 5. Take into account that the prostitute has her own limits. Kissing on the mouth is often not possible. 6. For vaginal and oral contact always use a condom, for anal contact use an extra sturdy condom. 7. Be relaxed. Sex is the most normal thing in the world. Do not expect too much and keepyour head. It is not a love affair and, however pleasant the contact is, remains professional. 8. A contact can be less than succesful, often through unfamiliarity with each other. Take this into account and don t be disappointed. Possibly pay a visit to another address - or a cinema - and just leave if you don t like it. 9. Remain reasonable in a situation where conflict arises and leave it for what it is. Absolutely do not demand your money back. If you think you have good reason to be dissatisfied and if it s possible, have a word with the management. lo. Create as little inconvenience as possible for the surroundings. Neighbors appreciate their sleep and are ready not interested in your sexual experiences. Source: Stichting Man/Vrouw en Prostitutie 17
20 CHAING MAI Longest established Thai massage in Amsterdam Barndesteeg 9 Amsterdam (Centre) Red Light District open 7 days a week from till hours
21 SCHIPHOL LOVE CLUB 52 Aasmeerderdijk 52, Oude Meer (bij Schiphol Oost) Tel Open: Monday till Friday private from till hours. The club is open from till hours.
22 Tips for costumers 20 Prices: The price that you pay for contact with a prostitute can vary from business to business. Guidelines for prices you can find elsewhere in this Pleasure Guide. Window prostitution: Window prostitutes work independently and set their own price. Prices are expected to rise now that all prostitutes are liable for income tax. It is not an easy transition to make, and it will be appreciated if customers don t make a fuss. Private houses: A private house is different. You don t pay a door fee. A private house is more discreet and is advantageous for those who don t want to have any contact with other people; there is no bar and soft music is only played in the rooms. You are usually brought to a seperate room after which the women introduce themselves to you one by one. You make your choice and go with her to a room. In some houses you make your choice from a photoalbum. You get something to drink in the room, and at most places you can take a shower or a bath. Clubs: A club is a brothel and comparable to a cafe. The prices are fixed. Having to pay more in one club than in another does not mean it is better. To many people, the advantage of a club is that you have the feeling that you re in a cafe (luxurous or not).the prostitutes sit at the bar or elsewhere in the club and you can make a choice at your ease. If you want to go with a specific woman to a room, she takes you and can tell you who you have to pay. It is sensible to ask the person opening the door for you about prices and such when you arrive. Take your time to make a choice, but if you hang around the bar too long they are not going to take you seriously. Feel free to ask for the manager if you have anything special in mind. Escort: When you phone them up, you can ask about prices and choices. When you call a good escort service, the person answering will tell you everything in detail. They usually ask for Useful terms French: Russian: Greek: SM: Trio: Safe: Without: blow-job between the breasts anal sex sado massochism a threesome with a condom never!
23 your telephone number and call you back right away. Try to be as clear as possible about the kind of woman or man you want to meet. Ask them what happens if the prostitute they send is not your type. A number of agencies also offer the possibility of hiring good compagny for an evening out, a tour, or dinner. She is brought by a chauffeur who you usually pay. At the end of the agreed time, she is picked up again. In general: Prevent misunderstandings by straightening out the details of the deal beforehand. You don t have to bring condoms along, the prostitute will provide them. For every prostitute there is a limit to what he or she will do. Respect this and don t push it. The first time If your first sexual experience is going to be with a prostitute, you want it go smoothly. Here are some useful tips. Your first sexual experience is the most important in your life, or so they say. There is something in that. But why should you save it for the love of your life. You can decide for yourself when you want it to happen, whether you re in love or not. The number of men and boys who have their first sexual experience with a prostitute is considerable. Some parents personally introduce their son to the red light district. Or Uncle might treat his little nephew to a club visit to break him in. Here are some tips to help you make a succes of that first time. You have to be at least 16 to have sex with a prostitute. You don t have to prove your age, but remember that doormen and prostitutes are not easily fooled. If you get in because you look old enough but you re not, it could get the prostitute or club in trouble. Don t feel embarassed about your lack of experience. Just tell the prostitute that it is you first time. She ll make it easier for you. You can also ask her if you can try certain things, but sort it out before you start. Find out if there s anything she won t do. Window prostitutes sometimes charge To be continued on page 23 21
24 22 Enge Kerksteeg GV Amsterdam Tel information about the Red Light District and prostitution in general for everyone
25 for everything separately. In clubs you pay a fixed rate per hour. Don t rush into anything. Take a good look around first, talk to some of the women. You are not going to select a partner for life, but since it is your first sexual experience, you might as well share that with someone you really like. Don t be under any illusions; she is just doing her job. Even though it is your first sexual encounter and your probably free of any sexual transmitted disease, you should not ask the prostitute to do it without a condom. Both of you are at risk, remember? By the way, you don t have to bring any condoms with you; prostitutes always supply them. You may feel tempted to have a few stiff drinks beforehand, but it s not a wise move. Prostitutes can t stand customers who are drunk, or even tiddly, and besides, an overdose of alcohol does not exactly help your performance. We have been referring to male customers and female prostitutes. But, of course, the same goes for women who have their first sexual experience with a male prostitute. So far, men very rarely work behind a window, you will find them in clubs. If there s anything else you need to know, feel free to stop at the Prostitution Information Centre or give us a call. Anyway, have a good time! 23
26 generally accepted for who they are. As an addict or homeless person it s not easy to find a place where you re accepted, so it s not so surprising that you come across them in such numbers here. What kind of people live in this neighbourhood? Rich and poor, as just mentioned this neighbourhood attracts people from all walks of life. There are people who were born here and live here all their lives, aswell as people who find it an exciting place to live. Even students like to live here very much. People who aren t born here generally don t hold out for more than a few years. Just think of all the noise that the tourists make at night...! prostitutes in the Red Light District take good care of themselves. To catch something while using a condom, you ve really got to do your best! Is working as a prostitute dangerous? In principal no. Of course it depends on the individual. If a prostitute has a 24 What should I do if I am robbed? Go immediately to the police. You won t always be successful in getting your property back, but it s important for the police to know what goes on in the area anyway. You don t really need to be scared that a prostitute is going to rob you, since it s only a small group that makes a habit of doing this. Always listen to your intuition in such matters. What happens if a condom breaks? Above all, don t panic. If you re worried you can get tested for STD s after a few days have passed, an HIV-test has little point at this stage. But you need not worry, pretty much all the
27 problem she can push the alarmbell and help will arrive immediately. An alarm system is a standard feature in just about every (window) brothel in the Netherlands. Can you take photos in the Red Light District? It s not forbidden to take photos in the Red Light District, but it is an unwritten law in the neighbourhood that you don t. For many years tourists have taken photographs of prostitutes without their permission, and this has led to a lot of irritation and even fights! In any case it s very impolite to take a photo of someone unasked, especially in this area; better to leave your camera at home or in the hotel, or only take photos of the windows from a good distance away. Don t ignore this because some people can react quite strongly! You will often see stickers in the windows that say no pictures. Can prostitutes refuse clients? Of course they may! Generally speaking prostitutes work independently and the same applies for them as for you: Nobody has the right to touch you or in any way invade your private space if you do not want them to. Do all prostitutes have a relationship? Prostitutes are just as much women as women who don t earn their living in this manner. For every woman the same answer applies: some do and others don t. It s not really easy to have a good relationship as a prostitute, for obvious reasons. As a woman, can you also take a look at the prostitutes as you walk down the street? Of course you can. Most prostitutes are well aware of the fact that they serve as a tourist attraction. The important thing is that you show them respect and you project that to them. Please don t stand with your nose up against the windows, stare or make fun of them in any way. Also be careful you don t stand directly in front of a window with a group of people while you look at something else, as you will be obstructing them in their work.(don t forget they have to be visible to potential clients) How do I make contact with a prostitute? If you see someone who you want to make contact with, just walk up to the window. If the prostitute wants to, she will open the door and you can ask her what you want, and she will probably tell you. If for some reason she doesn t want to open the door that s her right and you can just walk on. What is the average price for a visit to a prostitute? Most of the prostitutes who work behind the window have a flat rate fee of 35 euro. Because a lot of prosti- To be continued on page 26 25
T h e G i f t o f t h e M a g i p T h e G i f t o f t h e M a g i ONE DOLLAR AND EIGHTY-SEVEN CENTS. That was all. She had put it aside, one cent and then another and then another, in her careful buying
101 Characteristics of Americans/American Culture To help you compare and contrast what you observe of American culture and your own, mark the similarities and differences between your culture and what
p T h e L a s t L e a f IN A SMALL PART OF THE CITY WEST OF Washington Square, the streets have gone wild. They turn in different directions. They are broken into small pieces called places. One street
The rules you have to follow when you are on Licence Information taken from: PI 20/2012 & PSI 40/2012 Licences and Licence Conditions Annex A Developed and illustrated by www.changepeople.co.uk 1 Anyone
...... How to Get There - The Map The Red Light District Guide Picture #1 is a picture of central Amsterdam Picture #2 is zoomed up so you can already see the Red Light District from here. I marked the
Alcohol and drug abuse This chapter explores how alcohol abuse affects our families, relationships, and communities, as well as the health risks associated with drug and alcohol abuse. 1. Alcohol abuse
New Beginnings: Managing the Emotional Impact of Diabetes Module 1 ALEXIS (AW): Welcome to New Beginnings: Managing the Emotional Impact of Diabetes. MICHELLE (MOG): And I m Dr. Michelle Owens-Gary. AW:
Connectedness and the Emotional Bank Account Directions This is a self-guided activity that can be completed by parents, teens or both. It contains five parts and should take about 45 minutes to complete.
(2) FEAR OF FEAR This lady was cautious. She decided she wouldn t let herself go in her drinking. And she would never, never take that morning drink! Ididn t think I was an alcoholic. I thought my problem
Education International Internationale de l Education Internacional de la Educación Education International - Education Development Center - World Health Organization Learning for Life: Photocopy Masters
Dialog: VIP LESSON 049 - Future of Business A: We really embarrassed ourselves last night at that business function. B: What are you talking about? A: We didn't even have business cards to hand out. We
Clinical Trials Clinical Trials This brochure is for people making decisions about cancer treatment. You may be thinking about a clinical trial for you or your child but need to know more before you decide.
Staying Safe.....on social media and online What is this guide about This booklet is about how to keep safe when you are using social media and the internet. Some people get called names, are bullied or
Read the following article and consider the following questions for the individual involved: 1. What were the threats and poor decisions? 2. What were the positive actions and good decisions? 3. What would
Filename: P4P 019 The Facts of Life Insurance Todd: [0:00:18] Hey everybody, welcome to another edition of The Prosperity Podcast, this is No BS Money Guy Todd Strobel. Once again, we re lucky enough to
Tips and tricks for adults after brain injury Have you been told that you may have suffered a brain injury? Living with a brain injury is also known as living with a hidden disability because you can t
T h e C o p a n d t h e A n t h e m p The Cop and the Anthem S OAPY MOVED RESTLESSLY ON HIS SEAT in Madison Square. There are certain signs to show that winter is coming. Birds begin to fly south. Women
COUNSELING AFFILIATES SEXUAL ADDICTION TREATMENT PROGRAM GUIDELINES FOR WRITING A DISCLOSURE TO RELATIONSHIP PARTNERS 1. Start with the text of the First Step if available. Only do disclosure after completing
Using The Quick Connection to Build Your Business Success By Bonnie Ross- Parker America s Connection Diva! CEO/Founder of Xperience Connections www.xperienceconnection.com Copyright 204 Bonnie Ross- Parker,
THE NATIONAL DAY TO PREVENT TEEN PREGNANCY QUIZ Ever think about sex? Of course you do who doesn t? What about actually having sex? What will you do when you re in that situation? The best time to think
ROLES TO ASSIGN 1. Judge 2. Courtroom Deputy 3. Prosecutor 1 opening statement 4. Prosecutor 2 direct of Dana Capro 5. Prosecutor 3 direct of Jamie Medina 6. Prosecutor 4 cross of Pat Morton 7. Prosecutor
How To Sell Your Home Quickly At No Cost To You Proven Step-By-Step Strategies For Selling Your Home, Land Or Property Quickly At No Cost To You Brought to you by: How To Use This Special Report This special
Testi_Kang_09.qxp 19-04-2009 20:00 Pagina 16 Kangourou Italia - British Institutes Gara dell 11 marzo 2009 Categoria Per studenti della classe seconda della Scuola Secondaria di Secondo Grado Choose the
Page 1 Table of Content The Psychic Lotto Formula Jackpot to Success System... 4 Part 1 Channeling the Power of Your Mind to Success... 6 Part 2 Visualization... 12 Part 3 Integrating Luck and Making it
Are You Dating? Older Adults and Healthy Relationships Public Legal Education and Information Service of New Brunswick Public Legal Education and Information Service of New Brunswick (PLEIS-NB) is a non-profit
115 Chapter 12 Preventing Sexual Abuse As children become more independent, they meet more people and relate to them in many different ways. Just as they must learn to move around the house and community
HIV/AIDS: Influence of Alcohol & Other Drugs Grade 7, Lesson #22 Time Needed One class period Student Learning Objectives To be able to 1. Describe the physical and emotional effects of alcohol and other
DUI Voir Dire Questions INTRODUCTION 1. Can you give me an example of a law that you disagree with (i.e., the speed limit)? 2. Someone tell me what the First Amendment protects? You see Ladies and Gentlemen,
p T w o T h a n k s g i v i n g D a y G e n t l e m e n THERE IS ONE DAY THAT IS OURS. THERE IS ONE day when all Americans go back to the old home and eat a big dinner. Bless the day. The President gives
RELATIONSHIPS What is a relationship? A relationship is one that makes you feel good about yourself. You enjoy being together and you both can express your true self. In a relationship, you are able to:
I M NOT AN ADDICT How could I be an addict? My life is great. I live in a very good area of Los Angeles, drive a nice sports car, have a good job, pay all my bills, and have a wonderful family. This is
Student s Name: Ruth Conlon UL Course: BA Psychology and Sociology Academic Year: 2014/ 2015 Semester: Autumn Host University: Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Host University Code: D JENA 01 1 P a g e Student
Studying in the U.S. demands a lot of preparation. The moment I heard I got selected for Temple University I started to make arrangements. First we needed to upload a lot of documents like, bank statements,
2 A Present simple 1 B Present simple: questions C Communication strategies Showing interest D Interaction Are you a people person? Getting together Present simple 1 Word focus: Special occasions 1 Work
Careers Audio Transcription Carolyn Roberts with Sally Harrison I m talking to Sally Harrison now. Sally graduated from this College, as it was then, in 1984 with a Degree in Geography and Geology, but
9 Hi-tech Language focus First conditional 1a Complete the sentences with the correct form of the verb in brackets. Use the Present Simple or will + infinitive. eat 1 If you (eat) cheese late at night,
TEEN GUIDE moneytalks4teens.org Should I Be Listening? My Money Personality What does money mean to you? Independence? Power? Fame? Stuff? Discover your Money Personality inside. Publication 8272 Surprise
1 Tom and Daisy That spring, the sun shone every day. I was lonely at first in the East. But I felt that this was the real beginning of my life. I walked in the fresh air. I bought books. I worked hard.
How to Study Mathematics Written by Paul Dawkins Before I get into the tips for how to study math let me first say that everyone studies differently and there is no one right way to study for a math class.
2010-2011 - Verslag 1 Preparation Exchange/placement application process When I heard I had the possibility to study abroad I immediately knew I wanted to do it. Mainly because I've heard so many great
Annette Keen Jake arrives at Euston station in London. It is a holiday weekend and it is his first time away from Manchester. Jake is eighteen years old and he lives with his family. Now he is in London.
DO YOU EVER FEEL DEPRESSED? WE ALL HAVE TO DEAL WITH DIFFERENT KINDS OF FEELINGS AND EMOTIONS SOMETIMES WE FEEL HAPPY AND EXCITED AT OTHER TIMES, WE LL FEEL SAD AND DOWN There are lots of things that might
Business Building Tips Contact Marketing After 9 years of involvement with Network Marketing, I came to a point in my recruiting where I needed another way to find more good quality people to join my Team;
10 common problems professional photographers face - and how to overcome them The Institute of Professional Photography 10 Common problems professional photographers face - and how to overcome them Nothing
Social Work > Poverty Game Poverty game: poverty and social inequality Target group(s): Objective: Pupils from 7th school grade upwards Examination of poverty and other forms of social inequality Method:
Training Series Part #2 Fundamentals of Life Insurance Copyright 2014 all rights reserved Life Insurance Marketing The world of marketing can be both an exciting and daunting experience. Earp Enterprises
Helping me to live my life Dedicated care and support for people living with dementia I ve always loved being outdoors, so I was worried when I moved from my own home that I would miss my garden and not
Hugo Aston BA, LLB, GDLP Director Aston Legal Criminal Defence Lawyers Level 2 370 Pitt Street SYDNEY NSW 2000 Have You Been Arrested? Some general information about your legal rights t: 02 9267 1636 m:
The Mental Capacity Act The Mental Capacity Act Helping and supporting people who are unable to make some decisions for themselves Easyread This booklet gives information on a law called the Mental Capacity
NETREPS: MANAGING YOUR ONLINE REPUTATION netreps: managing your online reputation Are you Facebooked? Are you in a Google+ circle? What about LinkedIn? Do you tweet? Have you posted a comment on a company
SELLING SKILLS BEST BUY SALES INDUCTION OBJECTIVES Ensure our employees have the confidence and competence to deliver the customer promise. Teach employees how to sell using Best Buy Selling Skills which
Chapter 11 The Forex Trading Coach Is Born The Forex Trading Coach company was officially launched in May 2009 and I decided to go ahead and establish the company and the website as a result of the tremendous
1 Encourage me when I do a good job 2 Let me teach you some things. Don't always be the teacher! " #$ % & " '()&% 3 Don't show too much affection in public ( # &% 4 Let me take some risks; you did when
The Hottest Recruiting Scripts in MLM by Eric Worre It s a stone cold fact that we have a better way, now let s go tell the world For more information on how to become a Network Marketing Professional,
DEVELOPING A SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGY Creating a social media strategy for your business 2 April 2012 Version 1.0 Contents Contents 2 Introduction 3 Skill Level 3 Video Tutorials 3 Getting Started with Social
our Health Your Health, Your Rights Your Rights IF you re a teen in California, you have rights. And that s what this booklet is about your right to privacy and reproductive health care. It has lots of
Daar krijg je dan je groendakmaterialen geleverd op een pallet. Waar moet je naar toe met zo'n pallet. Retour brengen? Gebruiken in de open haard? Maar je kunt creatiever zijn met pallets. Zo kun je er
How can you help? A B It s hard to know what to do when you know or suspect that a friend or family member is living with violence. How do I know what is the right thing to do? Should I say something or
apter 1 1 Am I experiencing I didn t see myself as an abused woman. The only images I had came from television. I thought of abused women as weak, quiet and less educated women who were battered and bruised.
Communication Choices Dealing with unwanted calls on your BT line Call control Peace of mind bt.com/unwantedcalls Contents Dealing with unwanted phone calls... 3 Marketing and sales calls... 4 Silent calls...
HOW WOULD I KNOW? WHAT CAN I DO? How to help someone with dementia who is in pain or distress Help! 1 Unusual behaviour may be a sign of pain or distress If you are giving care or support to somebody with
FREE REPORT: The Top 5 Tax Secrets The IRS Doesn t Want You To Know And How To Use Them To Reduce Your Stress And Save You Money ESPECIALLY During Tough Economic Times Guaranteed! Dear Taxpayer, Believing
Tips & Tricks For Promoters Ideas to help you advertise, market and host your event Advertising The power of 3 Remember... people need to see the advert at least 3 times before they realise something is
Get the Facts About TB TUBERCULOSIS Disease What s Inside: 3 PAGE Get the facts, then get the cure 4 PAGE 9 PAGE 12 PAGE Learn how TB is spread Treatment for TB disease Talking to family and friends about
PROBLEM ORIENTED SCREENING INSTRUMENT FOR TEENAGERS POSIT FOLLOW-UP QUESTIONNAIRE INSTRUCTIONS TO THE RESPONDENT "Please answer the following questions about the past [two months] in your life?" GUIDELINES
[ INTRODUCTION ] A businessman goes to see about a girl. They fall in love. They get married. The girl doesn t want to leave her family. He plants his roots and starts a business. Together they raise three
Why Your Job Search Isn t Working 6 mistakes you re probably making and how to fix them I t s easy to think that your lack of success in finding a new job has nothing to do with you. After all, this is
What are idioms? Idioms are words, phrases, or expressions which are often grammatically strange and are not meant to be understood literally. Idioms are a very important part of any language, so learning
The challenge of herpes Herpes is a common and personally challenging disease Herpes is very common. One out of four adults has genital herpes. When people first hear that they are infected, many become
cannabis TOO MUCH TOO OFTEN? Okay, so cannabis gets you high. It helps you to relax and unwind and can make you feel good... ...but are you in control of your cannabis use? Or is it controlling you? You
TRANSCRIPT OF EPISODE 14 OF THE INVEST FOUR MORE PODCAST Wholesaling Mark Ferguson Mark: Hi everyone. Mark Ferguson here with another episode of the Invest More Real Estate podcast. Today is just going
RECOVERY ALTERNATIVES Contact us at: 1-800-805-0499 http://www.recoveryalternatives.com INTERVENTION PREPARATION WORKSHEET To help guide you through the process of preparing for the intervention, a series
THE MANIFESTO [ INTRODUCTION ] A businessman goes to see about a girl. They fall in love. They get married. The girl doesn t want to leave her family. He plants his roots and starts a business. Together
Marketing Report for Schools Looking for ex-london Parents How Can You Attract Parents Moving From London? No doubt you are well known in your local area with a great reputation, and the chances are you
How to Launch a Referral Business and Earn a Consistent Monthly Income by Jerry Robinson Since 2006, I have owned and operated a growing number of businesses that I call referral businesses. I literally
Your consent to our cookies if you continue to use this website.