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Prostitution : Prostitution And Prostitution

- Prostitution in simple terms, is an exchange of sex for money and it is commonly associated with females despite the fact that people of all genders work as prostitutes. Although prostitution existed since the ancient times it is still considered dishonorable. Different countries have attempted to tackle this issue in different ways. Countries like Spain, France, Italy and Great Britain have legalised prostitution itself but soliciting sex and operating brothels illegal. In the Netherlands and Germany prostitution is fully legal and regulated but in countries like Iran, prostitutes are given a death sentence....   [tags: Prostitution, Human trafficking, Rape, Sex trade]

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Prostitution in Canada

- Canada is a nation renown as a liberal-leaning, forward nation; promoting the advancement of women in all parts of the world. However, it is a nation guilty of punishing women for the circumstances in which they find themselves with laws showing an antiquated view on the issue of prostitution—one that prosecutes sex workers instead of those who take advantage of women’s situations and buy sexual services. BY examining the origins of current-day laws concerning prostitution in Canada and looking at European legislation as well as its successes and failures made it is possible to find a middle ground that will suit Canada should it ever decide to change its laws concerning pr...   [tags: Prostitution]

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Prostitution in Thailand

- Prostitution has always been a worldwide problem for hundred years, especially in Thailand. Thai prostitution is now one of the industries that make millions of money to Thailand in a year. The attention to most of the tourists has been given directly to the nightlife here or prostitution rather than the quality of our own natural attractions such as beaches, mountains, or even a shopping facility in Thailand which is being considered as one of the great shopping paradises in South East Asia. Prostitution is an act of violence and should be banned....   [tags: Prostitution]

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The Global Problem of Prostitution

- The exploitation of prostitution is considered to be one of a serious global issue in most of the countries around the world. Also, the number of prostitution is increasing tremendously each year and seems to be more serious than the past centuries. However, yet very few to none of the countries have completely solved this problem. Saudi Arabia and Netherlands are two examples of the countries that prostitution is still considered to be a problem that the government of both countries cannot ignore....   [tags: Prostitution]

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Should Prostitution Be Legal For Prostitution?

- Should we decriminalize prostitution. Decriminalize means the removal of criminal penalties or the restrictions against something. In the article “How we should handle prostitution” by Simon Hedlin, Birgitta Ohlsson states that we should decriminalize prostitution. Decriminalizing prostitution means to remove the criminal penalties and the restrictions against prostitution. The thesis of the article is to decriminalize prostitution. Critics think by decriminalizing prostitution there would be an increase in human trafficking....   [tags: Prostitution, Human trafficking]

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The Issue Of Prostitution And Prostitution

- My topic is on the matter of prostitution and how I believe it should be changed to protect the lives of people involved in soliciting. Prostitution is defined as an offer in which someone, typically a woman, has some form of sexual activity in exchange for payment. There are an estimated 6 kinds of prostitution. The first kind is an Independent Call Girl/Escort. This exact type of prostitution is where Independent escorts work for themselves in either hotels, private buildings, or a private residency....   [tags: Prostitution, Sex industry]

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The Legalization Of Prostitution And Prostitution

- A couple American states have decriminalized prostitution, should others follow in their pioneering footsteps. Yes. The decriminalization of prostitution has been an unpopular idea in America, a Western civilization, due mainly to religious reasons. Sex, in the Western world, is seen as solely a procreation tool between a married couple, and prostitution is sexual activity for the sole purpose of pleasure and money (evils to Christians). Those in favor of decriminalization want to decriminalize in order to “call for enforcement of laws against fraud, abuse, violence and coercion to protect sex workers/prostitutes from abuse and exploitation.” ("Prostitution Law Reform: Defining Terms.")....   [tags: Prostitution, Human trafficking, Rape]

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Outlaw Poverty, Not Prostitution

- Prostitution is famously known as “the world’s oldest profession.” Lots of scholars like to nitpick this and say that hunting or gathering actually deserves that title, but the fact remains that it is currently and historically ubiquitous: all ancient and modern cultures have had their own form of prostitution, from ancient Greece and the Aztecs to modern-day America. For example, the ancient Greek historian Herodotus in his Histories talks about ancient Mesopotamians practicing sacred or “temple prostitution,” a worship practice that enacts symbolic marriage between a god and a goddess with humans representing the deities....   [tags: Prostitution]

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Prostitution : Is It A Crime?

- Prostitution: Is it a Crime. Prostitution is the act of providing sexual services in exchange for money; has existed in society longer than many realize. It is commonly referred to as the worlds oldest profession, prostitution dates back to biblical times. The issue at hand is not whether the act of prostitution is immoral; but rather, is prostitution a crime. Is it a crime when two consenting adults have sex. Why should the fact that money has been exchanged in return for sexual services make the act a crime....   [tags: Prostitution, Human sexuality]

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Is Prostitution A Choice?

- There are movies, TV shows and songs in popular culture that portray the world of prostitution as blissful sex, money, drugs, alcohol and endless partying. Not only are prostitutes mocked and ridiculed for their job by society, but they are also dehumanized and neglected. Prior to working on the streets, most prostitutes have been taken advantage of, brainwashed and groomed for the occupation. Many believe that prostitution is a choice. Contrary to the popular belief, we find the cruel reality where nearly all prostituted women lack the luxury of choosing to engage in the business, but rather have been forced or coerced against their will....   [tags: Prostitution, Human trafficking]

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Argumentative Essay About Prostitution And Prostitution

- Argumentative Essay Rough Draft Little do most know, but on “[a]verage [prostitution] arrest[s], court and incarceration costs amount to nearly $2,000 per arrest. Cities spend an average of 7.5 million dollars on prostitution control every year, ranging from 1 million dollars to 23 million dollars.” Prostitution is the oldest known profession. Currently in 49 countries and counting prostitution is legal. Here in America there is a stigma following the label prostitute. We would rather resort to underground markets of sex labor....   [tags: Prostitution, Human trafficking, Sex industry]

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Is Prostitution An Abomination?

- In this verse, the author alludes to the fact that prostitution is an abomination. “For they also built for themselves high places, pillars, and sacred poles on every high hill and under every green tree; there were also male temple prostitutes in the land. They committed all the abominations of the nations that the LORD drove out before the people of Israel.” 1 Kings 14:23-24. In these verses, it is revealed that in this specific biblical context there were male prostitutes in Judah. Male prostitutes were looked down upon greatly because like regular prostitutes they committed “abominations” like that of the wicked nations who inhabited the promised land before the Israelites....   [tags: Prostitution, Human sexuality, Bible]

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Legalizing Prostitution: The Pros and Cons

- Prostitution is one of the most controversial subjects in the United States. There are many pros and cons to this subject. First, Prostitution shouldn’t be a crime because it is a victimless crime. In no way is the prostitute committing a crime on society, of course you could argue that the spreading of diseases could be a crime. But the fact that it could happen during regular intercourse should completely nullify that argument in favor of legalizing. Criminalizing prostitution is a way for slowing the spread of sexually transmitted diseases; it is not a way to confront the problem of STD’s....   [tags: Prostitution, USA, ]

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The Harmful Effects of Juvenile Prostitution

- Juvenile prostitution is a great problem and not many people are aware of it. In some cases juvenile prostitution start as a voluntary act but in other cases there are grills ho are being kidnap just with the purpose of selling them for sex. I personally pick to inform you about juvenile prostitution because I am interested in making a difference in our teenager’s world I want them to walk freely on the street. I am tired of seeing how people take advantage of inoffensive and inexperience teenagers....   [tags: Juvenile Prostitution, Prostitution, Criminal Just]

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Why Prostitution Should Be Legal

- Why should prostitution be legal. Can anybody tell me what is considered to be the world's most ancient profession. (doesn't require education, mostly involves women) Some researchers confirm that prostitution is indeed the most ancient profession, while others argue with it; however, everybody agrees that trading sex for money has existed for quite a while. According to Wikipedia, prostitution began in the 21st century BC in Near East, most likely as a religious custom, and was practiced by Greeks, Romans, China and other ancient civilizations....   [tags: Prostitution, Argument]

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Legalization of Prostitution

- Though illegal in the United States, prostitution is still a strongly prevalent crime happening all across the nation. Currently, a person participating in the crime of prostitution will be charged with a misdemeanor (Liberator 2). People every single day are being charged with a misdemeanor for this specific crime. Statistically, it may even seem like this crime is being caught more often than other, more extreme crimes. Prostitution is a strongly enforced crime that costs America large sums of money (Chittom 1)....   [tags: Prostitution, Health, Safety, Rights]

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Legalization of Prostitution

- Prostitution, considered one of the oldest professions in the world, was legal until 1915 when most states passed laws making it illegal. One of the main reasons for the prohibition of prostitution was to keep soldiers out of the brothels so they would stay focused on the war. After WWII, lawmakers left the prohibition laws in place instead of repealing them. Prostitution should be legal, regulated, and taxed. This would increase the quality of police protection, reduce waste in the judicial system, decrease the spread of sexually transmitted diseases, and increase federal tax revenue....   [tags: Prostitution Should Be Legal]

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Legalization of Prostitution

- Prostitution can be defined as the performance of sexual acts for payment (Sheldin 2014). It is the oldest profession in the history of the world. It has been present in most civilizations that have ever existed. In the U.S.A prostitution is illegal except in certain counties in Nevada. Prostitutes are convicted if caught for exercising their profession. However, why are they being punished. Most prostitutes do not choose that life but are enrolled in it by pimps who take advantage of the unfortunate circumstances of young women’s lives....   [tags: Prostitution, STD, brothels]

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Decriminalization of Prostitution

- Patty Kelly’s article, “Enough already, it’s time we decriminalize prostitution”, takes the reader into a fascinating behind the scene look into one of Mexico’s legalized brothels. Although it is apparent that her research and investigation into this social experiment are well defined, it is too narrow a focus to gather all the required information to support her argument. Kelly begins with a half hazard analysis of Elliot Spitzer infidelity, then continues down the path that is far too laser like to see the overall effect on these women; failing to see these prostitutes as real people with hearts and souls....   [tags: Prostitution, Crime, Effects]

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Prostitution in Hong Kong

- Table of Contents Page Introduction------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------3 Overall situation around the world------------------------------------------------------------------3 Situation in Hong Kong----------------------------------------------------------------------------------4 Main issue addressed-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------6 Situation in particular countries; and How if Hong Kong adopt policies from them---------------------------------------------------------7 Conclusion------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------10 R...   [tags: Prostitution Essays]

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The Debate Over the Legalization of Prostitution

- Prostitution is an age old profession that has dominated several civilizations throughout the centuries, such as ancient Rome and Ephesus. In modern European cultures, several countries have come to the conclusion that legalized prostitution is the best option for those specific countries. In the United States, the debate over prostitution has questioned the dangers of prostitution, the legal rights of the prostitutes, what could be gained through the legalization of prostitution, and whether or not the United States’ government should regulate this controversial field to improve the standards of health and conditions in the industry....   [tags: prostitution, prostitutes, sex]

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The Effects of Decriminalizing Prostitution in Canada

- The Effects of Decriminalizing Prostitution in Canada In 2007, three prostitutes, Terri-Jean Bedford, Amy Lebovitch, and Valerie Scott came to the Canadian government to challenge the current prostitution laws after pending charges were laid against them for illegal acts prostitution (Chez Stella, 2013). The Bedford Case has opened up a debate on whether prostitution should be decriminalized in Canada. Through my research, I offer a comparative analysis of four approaches to prostitution, which aid in illustrating the effects that decriminalization would have on prostitutes, and women as a whole....   [tags: Canadian Government, Prostitution Laws]

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Should Prostitution Be Legal Or Not?

- Whether it is legal or not, there are over one million prostitutes in the US alone. Prostitution may be the “oldest profession in the world” but to many, it’s a complete mystery because of how taboo it has become. This has caused a lack of regulations which can increase the risk of abuse, human trafficking, drug abuse, and the spread of disease. Presently, prostitution is considered a crime in the United States, except for some parts of the state of Nevada where it is regulated per brothel in Las Vegas....   [tags: Prostitution, Sex industry, Rape]

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Prostitution Should Not Be A Crime

- Prostitution is becoming a very popular trade in America. Because the practice is illegal, it’s difficult to estimate the current number of prostitutes in work; however, there is believed to be 1 to 2 million in the US alone. Prostitution is one of the most dangerous professions in the world. In today’s society, sexually transmitted diseases are much too common among the American people. Prostitutes face a huge risk of catching an STD since they have sex with so many different people. Physical abuse toward these women is almost certain in this industry....   [tags: Prostitution, Human trafficking, Rape]

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Prostitution Is The Provision Of Sexual Services

- Prostitution has been called the world’s oldest profession but it’s one of the most controversial debates in America. Prostitution is the provision of sexual services for negotiated payment between consenting adults. So defined, prostitution is a service industry in which people exchange sexual favors for money or other reward. It 's high time to legalize and regulate this part of American culture which will lead to reduction of violence and keeping sex workers healthy. Safety is normally number one for all prostitutes and brothel owners, because a safe location is better for business but we 're not helping them by making consenting sex work a crime....   [tags: Prostitution, Sex industry, Law]

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Prostitution Should Be Legal For Society

- Prostitution is a topic many don’t like to talk about. There are many different opinions and misconceptions about this type of work. First, there are various women who’ve been missing for long periods and police don’t take prostitution cases seriously. Secondly, prostitutes are at risk of violence by their own clients and can face harmful situations. Lastly prostitutes have a significantly high exposure to STDs especially if protection isn’t used. Many may disagree and believe that prostitution may actually be good for society....   [tags: Prostitution, Sexual intercourse, Rape]

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Prostitution Is Not Illegal Per Se

- In India , prostitution is not illegal per se but activities related to it such as owing or managing a brothel, soliciting in a public place, pimping , pandering etc are considered to be crimes. Prostitution is legal only if it is carried out privately. These above said activities play an integral part in prostitution itself and outlawing them indirectly makes prostitution illegal. Legal Status The Immoral Traffic (Suppression) Act,1956 also called as SITA deals with the laws with regard to the sex workers....   [tags: Prostitution, Sex industry, Decriminalization]

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The Issue Of Legalization Of Prostitution

- Legalization of Prostitution Currently in the United States the population is in the middle of several forms of crisis. The US Government is attempting to reform its policies in regard to healthcare, fighting a war on crime and drugs, and adding fuel to both of these fires is the current economic recession. One of the crimes that is deeply rooted in all of these dilemmas, is prostitution. Humanity’s oldest profession increases the spread of sexually transmitted infections, enhances the market for human trafficking, and this under-the-table work allows prostitutes to earn their pay without paying income taxes....   [tags: Human trafficking, Prostitution, Rape]

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Prostitution Is Not A Legitimate Business

- When you think about prostitution, what is the first thing that pops up in your mind. Majority of the population thinks of the stereotypical, drug-induced woman, with the plethora of bruises to match. Her tattered too short skirt and barely-there shirt with the six inch heels are her uniform. Any street corner: her work place. Television and the media helped formed this distorted image of what a prostitute is when the real occupation is far from that twisted perception. The stereotype has even helped in keeping prostitution illegal in majority of America, but those stereotypes are just that: stereotypes.The real truth is that prostitution is an ever-growing business that should be legalize...   [tags: Prostitution, Sex industry]

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Prostitution: Should It Be Legal?

- The oldest occupation in history, prostitution is one of the only occupations in which those who practice it are not protected by law in many first world countries. That however, sets the stage for disaster; women can get beaten and raped but will not report it out of fear of getting arrested themselves. To protect prostitutes and their patrons, voluntary prostitution of those over the age of eighteen in inevitable and must be legalized. Prostitution is highly controversial, many claiming that the legalization would lead to more prostitution, which would therefore be a larger disgrace to society....   [tags: prostitution, prostitutes, sex trade]

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The Benefits of Legalizing Prostitution

- Prostitution is one of the most controversial subjects in the United States. There are many pros and cons to this subject. Should prostitution be legalized. Or should it stay illegal with no chance of becoming decriminalized. Some researchers confirm that prostitution is indeed the most ancient profession, while others argue with it; however, everybody agrees that trading sex for money has existed for quite a while. Prostitution is still a part of modern society. The fact speaks for itself, as there will always be a demand for the services that it provides, prostitution will exist in some form no matter what....   [tags: prostitution, argumentative, persuasive]

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Prostitution Is America 's Payday

- Prostitution is America’s Payday Prostitution is easily recognized as the world’s oldest profession. In many cultures, prostitutes were looked up to and were respected members of society until those countries were colonized by Europeans. The trade of sex for material objects was not necessarily deemed specifically as prostitution. Such as in ancient Eskimo culture, when a guest would come to a man’s house, the man would offer his wife’s services to the guest. Prostitution would also be used by women to find new partners....   [tags: Prostitution, Sex industry, Rape]

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Prostitution And The United States

- Prostitution in the United States Even though that it may increase sex trafficking, Prostitution should be legalised in the United States because it would decrease violence and It would boost the economy. Prostitution is one of the world 's oldest professions. Men and women all over the world are free to chose this profession as their own, yet not in the US. Only one state has legalized prostitution and some want it made illegal there this would be a mistake as it would exacerbate the problems caused by it not being legal....   [tags: Prostitution, Sex industry, Law]

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The Sex Trade: Slavery and Prostitution

- Individuals around the world are faced with inhumane treatments and conditions daily. “Traffickers use force, fraud or coercion, including techniques such as containment, beatings, rape, confiscation of documents, debt bondage, false owners of employment, and threats of harm” in order to maintain control over their slaves (Potocky, 2010). Sex trade is a global problem presently and will increase throughout the world if nothing is done to prevent and eliminate it. Sex slavery is a type of prostitution in which the trafficker’s make an increased profit through the solicitation of slaves....   [tags: legal issues, slavery, prostitution]

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The Violence And Legalized Brothel Prostitution

- rowdy client that is becoming abusive and they are able to report other serious crimes without fear of retribution or predigests. The brothels that were the subject of the Violence and Legalized Brothel Prostitution in Nevada research, have an outstanding standing relationship with their local sheriff’s office according to the article (p 282). The authors spoke with one brothel manager that said “The whole name of the game is control. But that control also makes us get along pretty well with the sheriff’s office....   [tags: Prostitution, Sex industry]

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Is Prostitution A Punishable Crime No Matter?

- The penalties to traffickers is inadequate and often the victims of sex trafficking are punished. Prostitution is a punishable crime no matter what your age. Many times the children are punished for prostituting because either police officers are inadequately trained to deal with sex trafficking or because that is the only way they can get them away from their pimp/trafficker. “This statute explicitly recognizes that existing laws often fail to protect victims of trafficking and, paradoxically, often punish victims more severely than they do traffickers.” (Hodge, 148) Symbolic interactionists would argue that by failing the children with the laws that punish them harsher than the actual perp...   [tags: Human trafficking, Prostitution, Punishment]

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Why The Legalization Of Prostitution

- In this day and age crime is very prevalent in all areas of the world. But some shouldn’t be considered crimes. Something like prostitution is one example of this instance. If we decriminalized prostitution and taxed it, it could benefit the country in a huge way. Also having a impact on the women that participate in these activities. By putting regulations and safety standards in place we can make a safer environment for the women of the world. In a time of a failing economy many people are scrambling to figure something out to keep it from crumbling....   [tags: Prostitution, Sex industry, Decriminalization]

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The Issue Of Legalizing Prostitution

- Legalizing prostitution is a very controversial subject because it is one of the world 's oldest vocations, that in all veracity is a victimless malefaction. Some might verbally express that it exploits woman and emboldens sex trafficking, but when prostitution is legalized to prevent such things it should only be done in a well-regulated capacity; such as brothels or escorting business. Proponents of legalizing prostitution in such forms believe that it would help stop violence against woman, redirect law enforcement resources, it would bolster the health of sex workers and Johns, they would be given labor rights that they deserve, and it would be a great source of tax revenue....   [tags: Prostitution, Sex industry]

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Prostitution As A Job For Women

- This essay will explore the question of whether prostitution should be seen as a job like any other through several key issues relating to the sex trade industry. The argument against prostitution as a job for women will be supported by various feminist theories. By following the discourse of prostitution as a chosen profession by women and the implication of the choice in the society, this essay will provide academic findings in answering the key issues in the sex workers profession. This essay will discuss the politics of women’s choice through prostitution and how feminist views have influenced it....   [tags: Prostitution, Sexual intercourse, Human sexuality]

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The Various Viewpoints on Prostitution

- Is prostitution wrong. Is it possible to stop prostitution entirely. The debate on whether prostitution should be legalized in the United Sates is not a new one. On the topic of prostitution different ideas such as morality and freedom of choice come to play. The differing of opinions on whether prostitution should be legalized in the United States vary greatly, but generally they fall into three categories: anti-prostitution, decriminalization, and pro-legalization.   The viewpoints that are the most vehemently opposed to legalizing prostitution in the United States stem from religious ideals....   [tags: Social Issues, Legal Issues, Prostitution]

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Prostitution Is One Of The Oldest Trades

- Prostitution is one of the oldest trades in the world. This is about studies showing that exchange of sex for money and favor begun as early as the ancient period. There are approximately 2,000,000 prostitutes operating in the red-lights of US (Loue, S., & Sajatovic, 2012). These are made up of elderly and young girls who trail into the sex clubs and brothels in red light districts. It is also reported that the number of women working as commercial sex workers who have not identified themselves as such or registered with sex workers unions is more than those who have registered....   [tags: Prostitution, Human trafficking, Sex worker]

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Should Prostitution Be Legalized?

- Legalizing Prostitution When it comes to the topic of legalizing prostitution, most of us will readily, agree that prostitution is a human right. Where this agreement usually ends, however, in on the question of prostitution being legalized. Whereas some are convinced that it should be legalized, others maintain that it should remain illegal. I agree that prostitution should be legalized. A point that needs emphasizing since so many people still believe that the government should not interfere with their life choices....   [tags: Prostitution, Human trafficking]

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Prostitution: Should A Change Be Made?

- ... “Roughly half of the street prostitutes in Washington, D.C., and New York City are HIV-positive. In Newark, New Jersey, the estimate is that close to 60% of all prostitutes carry the AIDS virus (Cite2).” But on the other side of the country, in the state of Nevada, where prostitution is legal and regulated, there has never been a single state-licensed prostitute who has tested positive for HIV or AIDS since 1989. This only can suggest that the legalization of prostitution can and will improve the cleanliness of the entire industry by reducing the amount of diseases carried by sex workers drastically....   [tags: immoral, sexual activity, legal prostitution]

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Prostitution Is A Blessing Or A Curse

- 2459256 Unit 2 essay option Two There is sex-positive prostitution and sex-negative prostitution; therefore, prostitution can be a blessing or a curse. From an empowering point of view, women may pursue a “career” in prostitution, making enormous sums of money. However, there is a much darker side where women are promised golden opportunities in more opportunistic areas and upon their arrival, they are forced into a billion-dollar sex trade, where they become sexual slaves (Jeffreys 4). In a very sexualized and gendered world, women are often viewed as sex objects, regarded primarily for their “assets.” Ultimately, prostitution can benefit women, such as in the Netherlands, yet it is harmf...   [tags: Human trafficking, Prostitution, Rape, Slavery]

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Prostitution Is A Blessing And A Curse

- There is sex positive prostitution and sex negative prostitution. Therefore, prostitution can be a blessing and a curse. From an empowering point of view, women may pursue a “career” in prostitution making enormous sums of money. However, there is a much darker side where women are promised golden opportunities in more opportunious area and upon their arrival they are forced into a billion-dollar sex trade where they become sexual slaves themselves (Jeffreys 4). In a very sexualized and gendered world, women are often viewed as sex objects: regarded primarily for their “assets.” Ultimately, prostitution can benefit women, such as in the Netherlands, yet it is harmful in many more areas of th...   [tags: Prostitution, Human trafficking, Rape, Slavery]

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The Moral Principle Of Adult Prostitution

- Moral principle is a principle of what is right or wrong that is accepted by social group. Gender equality, sexual morality in marriage and human autonomy are three basic factors in moral principle which are promoted in society. Adult prostitution is an immoral and impermissible industry because prostitution degrades sellers’ self-worth, it leads to prostitutes will be regarded as a piece of merchandise, this prejudice will contribute to a gender inequality in society, prostitution deteriorates the loyalty for sexual relation in marriage and human trafficking is a potential danger which deteriorates sellers’ capacities to be themselves....   [tags: Prostitution, Human sexuality, Sexual intercourse]

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Should Prostitution Be Legal?

- Tommy Zheng Eng 112 Amolsch 7/22/14 Legalizing Prostitution The phrase “sex sells” has been circulating in the media for a long time. The origin behind this phrase dates back to ancient times to the oldest profession: prostitution. Prostitution is defined as the act of providing sexual services to a person in exchange for money, goods or other services (Trifiolis 1). For as long back as we have records, evidence can be found of people “selling sex” for some sort of gain (History, par. 1). Prostitution has been around for centuries....   [tags: Prostitution, Human trafficking, Law]

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Should Prostitution Be Legalized?

- The practice or occupation of engaging in sexual activity with someone for payment is the actual definition of prostitution. The word prostitution comes in a variety of different labels, for example, whoring, sex trade, or dated whoredom; nevertheless, prostitution is very well known as well as extremely controversial. The question is, should prostitution be legalized. By examining the topic of prostitution, we will be analyzing examples that are associated such as health, crime, human trafficking, the economy, as well as whether prostitution is demeaning or not; hence, helping clear whether or not prostitution should be considered a legitimate business....   [tags: Prostitution, Human trafficking, Rape]

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Should Prostitution Be Legalized?

- What would happen if prostitution were to become legal in the United States. There have been many debates of whether that prostitution should be legalized in the U.S. since some countries have allowed it. With that said, prostitution should be able to help further us in the U.S such as life improvement, economic advantage, and decrease in sexual transmitted diseases. Legalizing prostitution in this world will solve problems that it has been given throughout its time in history. Prostitution is the act or practice of engaging in sexual intercourse for money....   [tags: Prostitution, Sexual intercourse, Rape]

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Prostitution Should Not Be Legalized

- In addition, prostitution should not be legalized because it violated the human rights, and the true equality of women. It violated the human rights because the prostitution use woman body as a goods that can trade or sell. In the world of prostitution, it mainly uses woman body to satisfy the desired about sex. In addition, prostitution again the women’s right. One of the perfectly reasons that supply for argument again prostitution is protecting vulnerable women. We cannot live in the society where highly recommend and respect woman, while legalized prostitution....   [tags: Prostitution, Human trafficking, Sex industry]

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Should Prostitution Be Legalized?

- “I believe that sex is one of the most beautiful, natural, and wholesome things that money can buy.” I am a strong believer that each and every person should have the right to his/her own body and therefore have done extensive and authentic research, to prove the opinion and theories stated by me today to be true and coherent. Prostitution should be legalized simply because it would reduce violence against women and it’s just a job. All jobs in America should have labor rights. Legalizing prostitution, could help fight against human trafficking, make sex safer, and save other hard workers money....   [tags: Prostitution, Human trafficking, Rape]

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Legal Prostitution And Sex Trafficking

- Legal Prostitution Leads to Sex Trafficking “At this given moment there are forty million prostitutes at work.” (Dye) Legal prostitution is something the Unites States has been trying to eradicate for a very long amount of time. Prostitution in the United States, as well as throughout the world, has significantly impacted the sex trafficking industry. In the ninetieth century, prostitution was only women who were singers and dancers. Prostitution has turned into something much different. Legal prostitution is leading women into the cruel world of sex trafficking....   [tags: Prostitution, Human trafficking, Sex industry]

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The Ethics Of Decriminalized Prostitution

- The Ethics of Decriminalized Prostitution In 1980, Rhode Island accidentally legalized prostitution. The gap in the law wasn’t noticed until 2003, and it wasn’t corrected until 2009 (Cunningham et al.). However, according to the National Bureau of Economic Research, during that period of time, rape and incidents of sexually transmitted infections, or STIs, decreased (Cunningham et al.). Prostitution is an issue involving over one million men and women in America alone (Fernandez). Many urge the government to decriminalize prostitution to better protect prostitutes, while others raise concerns, such as the effect of decriminalized prostitution on human-trafficking....   [tags: Prostitution, Human trafficking, Sex industry]

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Should Prostitution Be Legal?

- Prostitution is a word that is not unknown us, and many of us are more than familiar with it. It isn 't a secret that it exists, so why is the concept so highly misunderstood. We don 't typically hear any discussions about the profession. Most of the time, we hear teens throwing around the word "whore" at anyone who dares to wear promiscuous clothing. The definition of prostitution is that a person offers sex for the transaction of money, goods, or services. Believe it or not, many sex workers are proud of what they do, and they earn an honest day 's worth in their book....   [tags: Prostitution, Human trafficking, Rape]

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Should Prostitution Be Legal?

- Unfortunately, being born a female in India and coming from a poor family comes along with high risks. Traffickers go to rural villages to lure young adults and children to come to the city by ensuring them well-paid work. However, once these vulnerable victims come into the city they are then transferred to strangers who become their slave owners. Approximately about 90% of human trafficking occurs domestically in India (Cantero, 2015). In addition, some young girls are sometimes forced into prostitution by their families....   [tags: Prostitution, Human trafficking]

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Prostitution Of The Free Market

- Prostitution in the free market While searching the internet, people can easily find websites that promote catering to illegal sexual vices. The problem with prostitution is that the product being distributed cannot to controlled. Females make up a little over 50% of our population. Because prostitutes are born with the tools of the trade, we will never truly be able to destroy all remnants of the profession. The widespread availability of prostitutes within the darkest corners of our society plagues us all....   [tags: Prostitution, Human sexuality, Human trafficking]

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Prostitution And The United States

- Prostitution is defined in the Oxford dictionary as the practice or occupation of engaging in sexual activity with someone for payment. Laws restricting prostitution are an example of sex discrimination by the government. The price of these laws comes with the cost of the basic rights and freedoms of the people involved. The criminalization of prostitution has pushed sellers to the streets and lead to moral discrimination and violence toward them. Despite the negative connotations, prostitution should be legalized in the United States because regulation would reduce the safety and health and moral issues associated with it while also financially benefitting the government....   [tags: Prostitution, Human sexuality, Sexual intercourse]

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Prostitution Is Harmful And Abusive

- Prostitution is harmful and abusive for many of the women who work in it. In addition, prostitution, as an institution continually reinforces that a woman’s sexual behavior are important factors in determining her social value. As a result of this observation, there are many who scorn the enterprise and are in favor of it remaining illegal or it being abolished. This paper analyzes the arguments against prostitution in the articles “Buying Sex Should Not Be Legal” and “Editorial: Attacking Prostitution”....   [tags: Prostitution, Sexual intercourse, Sex industry]

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Sex Trafficking Prostitution At The Age Of 16

- One week ago I was watching a testimonial from a woman that was kidnapped and then sold into a sex trafficking ring for prostitution at the age of 16. While listening to her story I had an unsettling feeling and it was a reality check for me to hearing her story. Prostitution has not crossed my mind much but after hearing her story it really puts prostitution into the spotlight as the whole entire issue. Here I was watching a fairly young woman speak about her uneasy past with prostitution that she faced at the age of 16....   [tags: Human trafficking, Prostitution]

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Should Prostitution Be Legalized?

- Abstract - Prostitution is a worldwide controversial matter, which has been around for many years. Over recent years, prostitution has been becoming more complicated with sophisticated forms and growing size. In 2014, Vietnam has 32,700 prostitutes, up 9.3% compared with the year 2012, whereas, the number of people recorded to manage is only 8000[1]. Since around 3 years lately, the question “Should prostitution be legalized?” has become one of the most controversial issues in Viet Nam. There were numerous mixed opinions on this issue....   [tags: Prostitution, Human sexuality, Sexual intercourse]

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Should Prostitution Be Legalized?

- Prostitution should not be legalizing because it is one of the social immoral problems. This issue should be banned because it violates human rights, and the true equality of women. Prostitution, drug (including cocaine and cannabis), and pornography are headache problems within human society. Especially, prostitution against good human values. Most sociologists and philosophers confirm that when society is growing, people increasingly promote their good values. For instance, we are living in the modern time, where people act on high technology, smart devices....   [tags: Prostitution, Human trafficking, Sex industry]

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The United States Should Legalize Prostitution

- Imagine a world where your basic human needs and desires are not being met. Each day you sink further into a vacuity of spiraling self-deprecation and hatred. You lose all sight of your self-esteem, both physical and sexual. In 1970, Abraham Maslow published his completed hierarchy of needs, providing undeniable evidence that sexual stimulation is necessary for proper human functioning and self-esteem (McLeod). Sex, a basic physiological and psychological need, which is essential to the proper development of the psyche, has been reviled as base and ‘impure’ for hundreds of years....   [tags: Pro Prostitution Essay]

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Should Prostitution Be Legal?

- When it comes to the topic of legalizing prostitution, some of us will readily agree that it is the oldest profession that involves money rather than the historic hunter and gather. Where this agreement usually ends, however, is on the question of the safety of the man or woman selling their body for financial gain. Though I concede that prostitution can be dangerous, I still insist that legalizing prostitution would not only benefit the men and women involved, it would also be a financial gain to the government....   [tags: Prostitution, Sexual intercourse, Human sexuality]

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Should Prostitution Be Legalized?

- The word “prostitute” comes from the “Latin term meaning 'to set forth in public ' or 'to be exposed for sale’” (Carrasquillo, 2014, p 701). “Prostitute” today, refers to someone who participates in sexual acts in exchange for money. Prostitution has been labeled as the “world 's oldest profession” but, where exactly did it originate. There have been several studies that indicate prostitution to predate humans. Tesla Carrasquillo noted that “primates have been observed offering sexual services in exchange for food or to avoid an attack” (as cited in Carrasquillo, 2014, p....   [tags: Prostitution, Sex industry, Human trafficking]

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Should Prostitution Be Legalized?

- 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....   [tags: Prostitution, Human trafficking, Sex industry]

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The Difference Between Legalizing and Decimalizing Prostitution

- When looking at legalized prostitution you see safer and healthier women, and shouldn’t that always be the point of everything we do. To answer this question it is important that you understand what prostitution is. As defined by the Merriam –Webster dictionary prostitution is “the act of having sex in exchange for money”. In most of the United States prostitutes or sex workers work on the streets, shady alleys or what some would refer to as “crack houses”. Prostitution is sometimes referred to as the longest standing profession, and what is very clear is that it isn’t going anywhere anytime soon....   [tags: legalizing prostitution, sex workers]

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Prostitution And Its Effects On Society

- Prostitution is one of the most controversial social issues in today’s day and age, since it is unclear what is the correct stance on it. Ever since the instantiation of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms in 1982, there has been constant fall out surrounding the legitimacy of prostitution within Canada (law source). Prostitution is the act of engaging in sexual services with another person in exchange for money; it is illegal in some countries while others regulate it. In Canada the purchasing of sex is illegal however the selling of it is not, thereby giving it a paralegal status (law source)....   [tags: Prostitution, Sex trade, Sex industry, Law]

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Should Prostitution Be Legal?

- Prostitution is often labeled as one of the oldest professions in the world, dating back to 2400 B.C. in early Sumerian society, in which the label reveals many western traditional views about women. For example, “women are property and their ‘purpose in life’ is to be able to satisfy the desires of men. The 21st century has seen many changes in the worldviews of the global community. Different bodies campaign for the rights of people indulging in practices that the global society has seen as taboos, including rights of same-sex marriage, abortion, and prostitution....   [tags: Prostitution, Human trafficking, Sex industry]

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Prostitution Is A Controversial Topic

- Prostitution Prostitution harms everyone that is involved in it, or does it. Prostitution is a controversial topic that has a wide variety of opinions from different types of people. Some people believe that the act of. Most people do not see the different sides of prostitution. All of the articles in this paper represent a different type of opinion on prostitution from a different viewpoint. Most people do not see the different opinions on prostitution. Prostitution is a controversial topic that has a wide variety of opinions from different types of people....   [tags: Prostitution, Sex industry, Rape, Sex trade]

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Sodomy and Prostitution in Eighteenth-Century London

- Sodomy and prostitution had similar public status in eighteenth-century London, and are vices that have likely existed since the humans began living in collective societies. Social and legal perceptions of these two acts, or lifestyles, have varied greatly through time and culture. The legal and social perceptions of sodomy and prostitution in eighteenth-century London were studied extensively by Randolph Trumbach of Baruch College, City University of New York and written about in his article “Sex, Gender, and Sexual Identity in Modern Culture: Male Sodomy and Female Prostitution in Enlightenment London.” Enlightenment London was a crucial time in social development because the ideas of mar...   [tags: sodomy, prostitution, randolph trumbach]

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Should Prostitution Be Illegal?

- INTRODUCTION: Prostitution is possibly one of the most shamed topics to speak of in most cultures today. The sex work industry is perhaps one of the oldest existing occupations in the world dating back to the beginning of the third millennium B.C. however, in a majority of countries prostitution is illegal leading to many other criminal affairs such as human trafficking, sexually transmitted diseases, different types of abuse and many other pitfalls. Sex workers face an abundance of discrimination and their human rights are not often considered....   [tags: Prostitution, Sex industry, Human sexual behavior]

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Attitudes Towards Prostitution : Is It An Ideological Issue?

- Expósito, Francisca. Moya Morales, Miguel C. Valor-Segura, Inmaculada. “Attitudes Towards Prostitution: Is It An Ideological Issue?” Journal: The European Journal of Psychology Applied to Legal Context. Volume: 3 Issue: 2. 2011. 159-176. Print. 10 Oct. 2015. This is a case study done by the Psychology Department at the University of Granada, Granada, Spain. The authors are psychologist at this university and over saw the study that was done by trained research analysists. The research was done to see how the attitudes of prohibitionist were compared to people who are in favor of legalization of prostitution....   [tags: Prostitution, Sex industry, Human trafficking]

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Should the United States Legalize Prostitution?

- Prostitution in its legal sense is defined as sexual intercourse of some kind in exchange for some kind of payment, usually money (Adriaenssens and Hendrickx 665; Perer 826).As of 2013, there are an estimated 1 million to 2 million prostitutes active in the world wide sex work industry today (Adriaenssens and Hendrickx 666). Prostitution is illegal in the United States; however, many experts think that should change. Most European and Asian countries have legalized prostitution (Agustín 74). Some believe that the legalization of prostitution could increase economic stature, decrease sexual violence, and decrease the amount of sexually transmitted diseases spread (Agustin 76; Bruckert and Han...   [tags: prostitution, human trafficking, sex industry]

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Analysis of Child Prostitution over the World

- Forced child prostitution is all over the world. However, I am talking specifically about human trafficking overseas. This is one of the most known places for Child Prostitution. Children are being snatched and forced to do drugs and sell their bodies to make money for the pimp’s. This is an issue to our country because our children are being kidnapped. We really can’t do much here because they are extremely hard to find. When you’re running a business like this you have to make sure you never get caught because if they find you, there will be hell to pay....   [tags: human trafficking, prostitution, sex traffick]

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Illegal Trafficking And Prostitution Is A Flawed System

- Rich in ancient ruins, beautiful coastlines and agreeable temperatures, Cambodia’s abhorrent garment factories as well as its illegitimate sex-for-sale network present a stark contrast to what is generally discovered when researching what the country has to offer. A garment worker’s career is far from glamorous, and due to factors, such as pay and working conditions, many seamstresses would rather be selling their bodies out on busy streets to survive and support their families. Prostitution runs rampant in the cities, while Cambodia’s programs to end it are what is sending scores of women back onto the streets....   [tags: Prostitution, Human trafficking, Sex industry]

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Prostitution, The World 's Oldest Profession

- Prostitution, the world’s oldest profession, has been under fire throughout history for being an immoral trade. It is such that the social stigma surrounding the sex industry is devastating, with many critics calling for stricter punishment of self-marketed prostitutes to discourage the growth of the universally despised human trafficking industry. It is clear that the human trafficking industry is growing; critics have already observed that nearly one-third of all sex workers in India are child sex slaves, and the rest of the world may not be far behind India (Moran A19)....   [tags: Prostitution, Sex industry, Human trafficking]

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Legalizing Prostitution

- Catherine Smith is a single 42 year old woman with two children. Her job as a secretary is no longer sufficient enough to cover her bills. She does not have a college degree and her job will not cover any part of tuition if she does decide to attend college. One night, while coming home late from work, she noticed women walking around on the street counting their earnings for the night. That is when she acquired the idea to become a prostitute. The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines prostitution as the act or practice of engaging in promiscuous sexual relations in exchange for money....   [tags: Prostitution, Sex, Security]

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Juvenile Prostitution Crimes

- Juvenile prostitution could be define as the time in which a teenage under the age of 18 engage in sexual activities in exchange of money, property, or for mainly other reason than satisfy one emotional or sexual needs. When we think of juvenile prostitution we usually think that these grills sell their self for pleasure or because they want to but, the reality is that this crime is escalating to a level that our teenagers are becoming like slave in the 2009 this crime is getting worst and our community is not concern that this people are usually tacking our teenagers to prostitute them....   [tags: Juvenile Prostitution, criminal justice, crimes, ]

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An Encounter with Prostitution

- An Encounter with Prostitution It was a busy Saturday afternoon at the Sea-tec Mall, many different people walking in and out of the large department stores and inside the interior of the mall. However, the vast majority of people walking among the mall were groups of young teenage girls. The mall has become the major hangout for teenagers, where both males and females roam to show themselves off to people of the opposite sex. I noticed two girls at the food court, where they were in line waiting to buy coffee from Starbucks....   [tags: Prostitutes Prostitution Descriptive Essays]

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Should The Demand For Prostitution During The 2014 World Cup?

- In fact, strong evidence even suggests that the demand for prostitution during the 2014 World Cup in Brazil actually decreased. A research group associated with the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro wrote, “The Observatory of Prostitution,” and conducted over 2,000 hours of field research. They reported, “Among 279 sex venue addresses mapped in the city of Rio de Janeiro before the World Cup, only 16 have demonstrated an increase in sex workers and tourists. All of the other points in the city are practically empty, with women complaining about the loss of clients and income during World Cup.” There is a nearly universal rebuttal by activists from these organizations after they are pres...   [tags: Human trafficking, Prostitution, Slavery]

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