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    Prostitution may be one of the oldest professions, but many people do not truly understand what prostitution is. Many media outlets have depicted prostitution in various ways. In many films like Pretty Woman and Medea Goes to Jail, prostitution is characterized by women who gains control over their lives by selling themselves to whomever they please. Once the prostitutes fall in love, the women have the freedom to quit their occupation and start a new life. In other bodies of work, a…

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    Lower-Class Prostitution

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    Prostitution is one of the oldest occupations in history and has dated from Ancient Greece to modern times. The major contributors to prostitution that I have found are poverty, sexual abuse, and drug addiction. One of the most known factors that cause prostitution is poverty. Men and women often engage in prostitution purely out of necessity. In many studies, homeless men and women are prime examples. However, women far outnumber men in the prostitution industry. A majority of the women…

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    Why Is Prostitution Wrong

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    Prostitution: It’s Not Okay According to “a report from Fondation Scelles...there are 40 to 42 million prostitutes in the world” (Sex Crimes). Prostitution is legal in a lot of countries and even some areas in the United States (Prostitution). Prostitutes are controlled by pimps who often search for teenagers to turn into prostitutes (Flowers). The sex industry leads to human trafficking and downgrades the community (Prostitution). Prostitution should not be accepted and deserves to be illegal…

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    There is also the argument that centers on prevention. The criminalization of prostitution will undoubtedly affect large numbers of vulnerable women. However, this will also have the effect of dissuading potential prostitutes from participating in the process. As they notice the punishments increasing in intensity, prospective prostitutes will note the elevated risk level, and will see entering the profession as an increasingly risky gamble that will not be likely to pay off. These would-be…

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    Prostitution is the oldest profession since the beginning of history. Prostitution is a very controversial subject and everyone has a different view on it. Prostitution dates all the way back to the 1800’s in the United States. There are all kinds of reasons why women solicit sex for money and in a lot of cases you have women that love sex, you have women that love money or you have those women that love both. Prostitution has no age limit, there are girls as young as twelve that are prostitutes…

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    Rough Draft Prostitution, means of paying the bills or paid pleasure? Prostitution in the world has always been a battle against personal views. Many argue whether it is a right to sell one's body for pleasure or just a grotesque means of making fast cash. Prostitution has always been a taboo of sorts on this earth. It is the oldest profession in human history and is a product of human nature. Prostitution is most present in societies where free sexual intercourse is limited. It is a…

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    prosecuted each year in the United States. In much of the world, selling one’s body for sex is against the law but for over fifty countries like New Zealand and the Netherlands, prostitution is legal and is regulated by the government. These countries verify through statistics that decriminalizing the act of prostitution creates a much better environment for sex workers who are protected under labor laws, resulting in reduced violence, lower rates of human trafficking, and even promotes workers…

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    This essay argues for the decriminalization/legalization of prostitution. Before ever reading these journal articles I would have to say they I never really had much of an opinion on the topic. Never having lived in an area where I would see street-level sex work I would have to argue with Hayes-Smith and Shekarkhar on how the TV media would portray prostitution because when I was a kid the only thing I could picture was Julia Roberts in Pretty Women. Mostly in the movies that have prostituted…

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    Prostitution Pros And Cons

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    were no laws against exchanging sex for profit (Grant). Prostitution laws have only been around for 100 years. Several of the women who first settled into the New World sold their bodies as a source of income. In order to regulate and contain prostitution in the colonies, Red-Light Districts were brought to life. Red-Light Districts were locations in cities “where commercial sex” was “isolated or encouraged” (Grant). Several of the prostitution houses were lead by madams or sex workers…

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    of exploitation, mistreatment, and stigmatization towards women; it is a social problem that continues to prevail. The prostitution business in South Korea is the epitome of this issue. South Korea 's illicit sex business teems with local and foreign women that are coerced to sell their bodies or voluntarily do it to meet living standards. The women that partake in prostitution are frowned upon because they bring ignominy to the family name. There is an unfair and unilateral view: sex workers…

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