Nonetheless, most brothels prefer to pass on their “right of direction”. Whether it’s being exercised by someone else isn’t really their problem. I ask Suzi if any of the women working at Pascha have a pimp. “You know, the name is not ‘pimp’ anymore. It’s the ‘man’,” she tells me. “They call it, ‘my man’.”

Nonetheless, most brothels prefer to pass on their “right of direction”. Whether it’s being exercised by someone else isn’t really their...