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    Due to the little amount of knowledge there is regarding numbers and risks of sex trafficking, prostitution being a better known subject, can be used as an approximation. It can be innately known that women in the sex industry, along with other exploited populations, often suffer from poor nutrition, experience dangerous working conditions, and are…

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    “Sex solely for pleasure, sexual promiscuity, prostitution, and homosexuality have all been the object not merely of stigma, but often of outright repression aimed at minimizing the threat they pose to normal sexuality,” says Parker (2009) in his work, Bodies, Pleasures, and Passions (Parker, 2009:96). Hegemonically, prostitution is seen as a monetary activity that seeks to exploit and transgress normative values. For this and other reasons, prostitution is considered to be one of the most…

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    Furthermore, if the United States were to legalized prostitution, the government could make a fortune. According to the New York Times, brothels in Nevada pay no state taxes; they pay significant amounts of tax to the rural counties where they do business (Business Insider, 2013). By taxing prostitution the government can use the taxes for health care, schools, and other state services. Sex workers should pay regular taxes on the same basis as other independent contractors and employees, and…

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    The models use to regulated prostitution can either benefit the workers or endanger them. There are many countries that have used one of this models and it has worked for them. However, Canada has taken a different approach to regulating prostitution by creating Bill C-36 and is following the Swedish model for the sex industry. Canada views on prostitution are based on false assumptions and stigma around sex industry, which does not help the sex industry. Looking at criminalization,…

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    Prostitution Red Light

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    Prostitution: Put on The Red Light for Legalization The “world’s oldest profession,” prostitution, continues to thrive. There is mounting evidence that prostitution is not a victimless crime, but rather, a serious human rights issue and a vehicle for maintaining inequality between men and women (Post, 2011). Despite all the evidence available, there is little or no effort by individual states to protect the women that are often in the “profession” against their will. Given that the…

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    Middle-Class Prostitution

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    Furthermore, Victorian perceptions of prostitution were also much to do with class difference and social problems, early social investigators had identified prostitution as an intolerable evil that threatened the sanctity of the family as well as social order” (Walkowitz.J, 1980, p.33). This was because the majority of contemporary literature published on prostitution was written by middle-class men, who would link prostitution with poverty, particularly because as aforementioned they felt…

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    The Benefits of Prostitution Currently, in Canada, it is illegal to purchase a sex act, but legal to sell it. Many argue that prostitution should stay illegal, because the practice goes against many people’s beliefs, yet looking past religion alone, the benefits of prostitution greatly outweigh the arguments. Another common argument against prostitution is that prostitution creates a setting whereby crimes against men, women, and children become a commercial enterprise.... It is an assault…

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    would take part in prostitution and the sex work would be the “whores” in the fifth class. Manling (2006) talks on the topic of how the whores in China would provide service to anyone from the poorest…

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    hardships that children in India who are born into families were prostitution is the norm. These children face adversity in their everyday life due to their mother’s, grandmother’s, sister’s or aunt’s occupation. Growing up in such an adult atmosphere and being exposed to a high-risk profession from a young age creates risks for the children themselves. The introduction to prostitution at a young age, coupled with the normalcy of prostitution in their daily lives leads to the children’s…

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    Prostitution is not only extremely widespread with 40 to 42 million people prostituted around the world as reported by Policy Department C: Citizens’ Rights and Constitutional Affairs an European Parliamentary Committee, but it is also the oldest and most dangerous profession in world (Schulze, E., Novo Canto, S. I., Mason, P., & Skalin, M, 2014). The death rate for prostitutes is 204 out of every 100,000 which in comparison is higher than that of fisherman which is 129 for every 100,000…

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