as social conservative with a nationalist foundation. Prostitution is illegal in Belarus but commonplace and is an administrative, rather than criminal, offence. Prostitution in Europe - Wikipedia Sex workers ' rights - Wikipedia Running a brothel is forbidden and engaging in other means of pimping are punishable by up to 10 years in prison. Sex workers ' rights encompass a variety of aims being pursued globally by individuals and organizations that specifically involve the human, health, and labor rights of sex workers and their clients. Since then, same- sex marriages have been performed legally in Belgium (2003 Spain (2005 Canada (2005 South Africa (2006 Norway (2009 Sweden (2009 Portugal (2010 Iceland (2010 Argentina (2010 Denmarknb 2 (2012 Brazil.