Prostitution Is The Occupation Of Sexual Activity With Someone For Payment

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Prostitution is the occupation of engaging in sexual activity with someone for payment. It has been around since the beginning of time in ancient Mesopotamia, when the citizens worshiped a deity named Ishtar who was known as the goddess of love and war. She is born anew as a maiden every morning only to become a ‘whore’ every evening. Ironically, these religious practices gave birth to the prostitution trade, as women in Ishtar’s service would help men who offered money to her temples with the ‘sacred’ powers of their bodies. Men of all rank could hire these women and, in turn, make an offering to the goddess from whose temple the prostitute came. The question of whether prostitution should be legalized is a controversial issue that has many discrimination, law, and violence concerns. As it was said before, some would advocate that prostitution is just another job. One of those advocators is The Prostitutes ' Education Network who makes a statement in their “Prostitution Act of 1996”. The article summaries that prostitution fit the definition of a serving industry where there is a “...provision of sexual services for negotiated payment between consenting adults. So defined, prostitution is a service industry like any other in which people exchange skills for money or other rewards…”. The Prostitution Act of 1996 explains that prostitution is just another job whose workers should get the same legal protection for things such as sexual harassment, child trade, sex…

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