There is no public discourse on the subject.
They can apply for a licence for their work, although they are subjected to strict monitoring by the morality police.
International organizations report an increased presence of street children and rural children working to support their families in Tunisia since the 2011 revolution; according to the baseline study, these children are vulnerable to sex trafficking.
Legal Agenda analysed the 34 trafficking cases that made it to court in Lebanon between 2012 and 2017.
Many were burnt down; in others the prostitutes were evicted and the buildings wrecked.
We are talking about organised crime.
However, those who were prepared to speak asked for money in exchange, requests that appeared to come from husbands and other relatives.
For Syrian women, it is more complicated.