The Pros And Cons Of Prostitution

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It is not going away “Depending on whose statistics you choose to believe, more than one in every 10 American adult males have paid for sex at some point in their lives. What is more in 2005, 84,000 people were arrested across the nation for prostitution related offenses. In other words, it is not terribly uncommon. It is a part of our culture, and it’s not going away any time soon.” According to Patty Kelly anthropology professor at George Washington University. According to SIRS data base, the definition of prostitution is the payment for sex. Prostitutes can be men, or women, and even transgender. Prostitution is legal in some European countries. Nevada is the only state in the United States where it is legal. There are…show more content…
Firstly, legalizing prostitution would prevent it from being forced underground. According to Andre Picard a journalist from the globe and mail believes that prostitutes will experience more violence when prostitution remains…show more content…
Firstly, prostitution is bad. According to Aziza Ahmed journalist at foreign policy magazine shares that the “coalition trafficking women” contends that “sex work is a dangerous phenomenon that routinely violates women rights and perpetuates their subordination to men.” Thus, as you see legalizing prostitution will not address the real problem. Ahmed goes on to say that there is no difference between sex work and human trafficking. Both control people with the purpose of making money. Therefore, the demand for sex workers will not be effected. Ahmed also shares a horrifying statistic that in the tiny country of Cambodia there are up to 100,000 “trafficked” women and children. Thus, the demand for sex workers is high. Secondly, we can get rid of prostitution by making it legal. Ahmed shares a successful model used in Sweden, Norway, and Iceland. In this model the clients are charged with breaking the law, instead of the sex workers. Therefore, this is positive evidence that prostitution can be made illegal. Ahmed also states that Germany has also bought the successful model making the johns and clients criminals. Thus, as clients and johns are arrested this will help to stop prostitution. Thirdly, rescue attempts have not been positive. Ahmed says that in one rescue in Thai Brothel the sex workers feel like they had been arrested and not rescued. Therefore, ass you can see well intended

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