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  • Prostitution And Sex Trafficking

    With human trafficking being an already severe crime in the United States, the sex trade industry is what has so many young womens lives turned upside down. With the single largest demographic age for targets and victims being between the age of 12 and 15, the long term-impacts are more horrendous than any other (Chaffee & English, 2015). Although the age of 12 thru 15 is when a vast majority of girls are first exploited, the age can range tremendously. However, it is supported that a great deal of the youth vulnerable to a future in the industry are but not limited to, runaways, homeless children in the foster system, or those who have been prior subjects of abuse (Greenbaum, 2014). Since a large amount of research suggests that a majority…

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  • Sex-Work: A Critical Analysis Of Prostitution In Canada

    “Sex-Work; a way of living” Sex trafficking, an epidemic in its most latent manner, effects the morals and rights of freedom and protection of society. In 2014, Bill C-36 under Canada’s Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act, received its assent of legalization. The Parliament Members of Canada have grave concerns about the exploitation, objectification, risks of violence and the disproportionate impact on women and children inherent in prostitution (PCEPA 2014). Although the…

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  • The Decriminalization Of Prostitution

    There is a double standard when it comes to female and male sex workers in this risky industry. Much like society, female workers are expected to be submissive and catering to men’s needs. Therefore, any man who chooses this as his trade of choice is compared to a woman and seen as feminine and thus weak. (Stoddard, 2014). Most male prostitutes that do partake in the trade, regardless of their willingness and consent to work, have been stereotyped as weak victims of overpowering, more dominant…

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  • Why Is Prostitution Wrong

    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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  • Ethics And Public Policy: Legalizing Prostitution

    prostitution. Some may say that since selling services is legal, and sex is legal, selling sex should also be legal. However, prostitution should remain illegal for the safety of the people involved. Legalizing prostitution would encourage sex trafficking, increase the amount of rape and abuse cases, and support misogynistic behavior. Prostitution is often a pseudonym for sex trafficking. For over a century, the U.S. has been committed to ending all forms of human trafficking (The White House).…

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  • Human Trafficking In Southern Africa

    organization called SWEAT (Sex Worker Education and Advocacy Taskforce) was initiated to work with individuals and human rights, as well as health issues inside the sex industry of South Africa. This organization helps victims of human trafficking forced into the sex industry or individuals having to work in the sex industry with health issues, financially, and most importantly finding a way for them to be able to leave this illicit business. In the article written my Jayne Arnott she explains…

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  • Legalize Prostitution Essay

    Sex sells better than any commercial product. This world craves sex and would lose its mind without it, and because of that, so many people are being dragged and destroyed by prostitution. Sex has been up for sale since the 18th century BCE. It was considered something sacred with many shrines and temples dedicated to the practice. Now there are different types of prostitutes to suit the needs of any customer. Go to any urban city’s street-corner and a prostitute could be bought at a cheap rate.…

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  • Summary: The Decriminalization Of Prostitution

    However, some people, an estimated one million, are not doing this, but are selling their bodies in the human sex trade (Lloyd, Girls Like Us, 2011, p. 10). The same 14-year-old girl that should be hanging out with her friends, or doing homework, has just sold her body again to a man soliciting sex from a minor. She gives the money to her pimp, or what she lovingly calls her boyfriend. He is enraged by how little money she brought in that night. He is addicted to heroin,…

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  • Prostitution And Human Trafficking In The Jungle By Upton Sinclair

    and the results on a person can be devastating. Alma is a young Filipina women who is a simple waitress in Olongapo City; and the restaurant that she works at was in a U.S Naval base at Subic Bay. It was her dream to become an accountant and she reluctantly became a waitress after her brother tricked her into coming and living with her in Olongapo City. One night while working a serviceman gave the manager a "bar-fine". A bar fine is money paid for a girl in order to have sex with her. Alma…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Sex Work Vs. Trafficking

    do your job properly. Catherine, a sex worker in New Zealand turned activist, recalls a time, “when a client didn’t pay and police arrived and escorted him to the ATM to withdraw the money,” (Smith, 2015, Para. 12) This is a rare occurrence in the sex work industry, being a sex worker in the modern world means that you put yourself at risk by doing your job in the shadows because of the stigma associated with that line of work and the lack of support from law enforcement. Sex work is defined as…

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