Cons Of Prostitution

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Prostitution has been around for hundreds of year and is referred to as the “world’s oldest profession”. Before prostitution was known as trading sexual activities for materialistic items, it was known by a religious connotation in which temple maiden had sexual intercourse as an act of worshipping the temple deity (http://eds.a.ebscohost.com.db19.linccweb.org). There are different sorts of prostitutions, but one of the main one that is seen today is “streetwalking”, in which the prostitutes or client know as “John” seek their next target. The term “John” is referred to as the prostitute’s client. A Man who controls a prostitute is known as a “Pimp”, they have known to promise them protection for a large sum of their money. Parts of Nevada …show more content…
According to supporter Alexa Albert, she stated that “The demand will be met with supply one way or another, no matter what is legislated. Turning our backs on the women (and men) that do this work may be far more immoral - even criminal - than prostitution itself. Only when we recognize and validate the work of professional prostitutes can we expect them to practice their trade safely and responsibly”. Albert states that even if prostitution is unlawful or not; it will not be eliminated, it’s either legalized or decriminalized because people are relentlessly doing it. According to opponent Janice Raymond of the Coalition against Trafficking in Women—International (CATW), “if prostitution becomes permissible, the social and ethical barriers to treating women as sexual commodities disappear.” Feminist may agree because women who exploit themselves in such degrading manner make themselves nothing more than sex objects. Opponents assume that after all the fight for women right may have gone to waste because now men will think nothing of them. Also parading one’s self around in skimpy apparel isn’t women …show more content…
Supporters view on legalizing prostitutions would get them better health care when they visit the doctor, instead of being scared of getting arrested. According to Priscilla Alexander, Co-founder and Coordinator of the National Task Force on Prostitution, “[T]hey may agree to acts carrying higher risks if it means more money, in order to reduce the time on the street, and thus the likelihood of being arrested. As a result, sex workers become more vulnerable to pressure to not use condoms, thereby increasing their risk of contracting STDs, including HIV.” If prostitution was legalized cops wouldn’t have to roam the streets looking for them but instead putting all that effort into an actually crime. Opponents argue that it doesn’t matter if prostitution was legalized, if there is scarcity men and they are approach by a customer not to wear condoms they are willing not to. According to Realistic, Equal Active, for Life (REAL) Women of Canada, in 1986 Victorian [Victoria, Australia] legalized brothel in order to eliminate prostitution and diseases but instead in back fired causing STD (Sexual Transmitted Disease) and AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) increased. According to opponents they believe that legalization of prostitution can only bring nothing but negative effects; such as causing inflation

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