Martine and Louise said they now hoped to be able to live off their dikke hoeren earnings from the book and film rights.
Prostitutes and sympathizers take to the streets in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Thursday, April 9, 2015, to protest plans to clean up the city's famed red light district by shuttering windows where scantily-clad sex workers pose to attract potential clients.Louise and Martine Fokkens, 70, have finally decided they are too old for the business after claiming to have slept with 355,000 men between them in a combined 100-year career.Louise, a mother of four, has said her arthritis now makes some sexual positions 'too painful'.Game changer: After 50 years selling sex, Louise and Martine Fokkens are giving up prostitution.They now look back on the 'golden years' of the profession before the Netherlands legalised prostitution and the sex trade was invaded by 'eastern European mafia'.About 200 people prostitutes and their supporters who wore masks to protect their identities marched through the Red Light District carrying red umbrellas and banners including one that read: "Don't save us, save our windows!".
They include a minimum age for prostitutes of 21 and an obligation on brothel keepers to interview prostitutes in order to spot signs of human trafficking.
Finally hanging up their stockings: Twins who are Amsterdam's oldest prostitutes retire at 70 after having sex with 355,000 men.
Today they are totally naked.
You could just pick anyone off of the street or from one of the seedier bars for free.
"Amsterdam had it right she said.Not what it used to be: Louise and Martine say there is no longer 'a sense of community' among Amsterdam's prostitutes.Photo: m, amsterdam brothel keepers must keep to the stricter rules the city imposed on them in 2013, the.Louise said: 'It is very different now.Published: 19:25 BST, Updated: 19:25 BST, 99 shares, amsterdam (AP) Scores of prostitutes took to the streets of Amsterdam on Thursday to protest moves to rejuvenate the city's famed Red Light District by shuttering windows where scantily-clad sex workers pose to attract clients.'It is better for the pimps and the foreigners, but not for the Dutch girls.'.Some 115 of the 500 windows have been closed in recent years.Van der Laan said the women were fighting a battle they had already won, telling them that the municipal council now wants to spend less money buying back windows and will likely reduce the number considerably.The prostitutes took their noisy but peaceful protest all the way into city hall, where they presented a petition to Mayor Eberhard van der Laan and told him that the closures are depriving them of safe places to work.Receive your tickets by mail, no need to print them if you have a smartphone.Scroll down for video, ladies in red: The twins, who usually dress in matching clothing, became prostitutes at the age.
'There are few Dutch women and no sense of community these days.'.
Warts and all: The pair were the subject of a tell-all documentary called Meet the Fokkens last year.
Masked women hold banners as prostitutes and sympathizers take to the streets to protest plans to clean up the city's famed red light district by shuttering windows where scantily-clad sex workers pose to attract clients, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Thursday, April 9, 2015.