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Prostitution

-BACP/4231/13 ST. PAULS UNIVERSITY. ACADEMIC WRITING ASSIGNMENT-OUTLINE Topic: PROSTITUTION Definition: This can be defined as the practice of engaging in sexual activity, usually with individuals who are not spouses or friends, in exchange for immediate payment in money or other valuables. They can be of either sex and may engage in heterosexual or homosexual activity. Types of prostitution 1. Street prostitution – where clients are solicited from the streets, parks or other public places...

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Question 6: Prostitution Most feminists believe that prostitution exploits and objectifies women. Simultaneously, both Simone de Beauvoir and Andrea Dworkin felt that the institution of marriage was also a form of prostitution. They both agreed that both marriage and prostitution are extremely oppressive and dangerous for women. In Simon de Beauvoir's Prostitutes and Hetairas, she said, "The only difference between prostitution and those who sell themselves into marriage, is in the price and...

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Introduction Prostitution might be illegal in India, but the business of life goes on. Calling it illegal is superfluous formality. Recognizing it as a profession will atleast reduce the real illegalities that come with it, like child prostitution, drug abuse and crime. In many jurisdictions prostitution is illegal. In other places prostitution itself (exchanging sex for money) is legal, but surrounding activities (such as soliciting in a public place, operating a brothel, and pimping) are illegal...

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world. However, the morality and legality of prostitution has resulted in controversy with highly polarized views on its legal status. In the United States, prostitution is illegal; however, debates between the liberal and radical feminists exemplify prostitution as a critical social issue. Gaining its origins in the late nineteenth century, pro-abolition activists and anti-prostitution feminists opposed prostitution completely. They argued that prostitution is an uncivilized, violent act that degrades...

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Prostitution I. Introduction II. Content A. About prostitution Prostitution is a) Sexual harassment b) rape c) battering d) verbal abuse e) domestic violence f) a racist practice g) a violation of human rights h) childhood sexual abuse i) a consequence of male domination of women j) a means of maintaining male domination of women Prostitution is the granting of sexual access on a relatively indiscriminate basis for payment either in money or in goods, depending on the complexity...

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150,000 Filipina women have been trafficked into prostitution in Japan. (Press Statement, Bangladesh National Women Lawyers Association, “Open sale of little girls at Tanbaza brothel,” Daily Star, 2 July 1998) 150 Filipinas were sold into prostitution to night club operators in African countries, particularly Nigeria. The women were bought for $5,000 each by international syndicates. Four Filipinas were rescued by the Philippine Embassy in Lagos, Nigeria after they sought help from officials....

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Prostitution in Nigeria Prostitution is most common in impoverished nations, where it serves only as another means for survival. As a third world country in West Africa, Nigeria serves as a good example of a country where a bad economy and a society thriving to succeed influence the rise of prostitution. Prostitution in Nigeria is majorly existent on university campuses, where girls are fully developed in biologically. Such high rates of prostitution at this level of education...

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What are the different types of prostitution? General Reference (not clearly pro or con) Hilary L. Surratt, PhD, Associate Scientist for the Center for Drug and Alcohol Studies at the University of Delaware, et. al., in the July 2005 Journal of Psychology & Human Sexuality study titled "The Connections of Mental Health Problems, Violent Life Experiences, and the Social Milieu of the 'Stroll' with the HIV Risk Behaviors of Female Street Sex Workers," wrote: "...[I]n contrast to popular thinking...

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Prostitution in the Philippines

Introduction: Prostitution is a performance of sexual acts solely for the purpose of material gain. Persons prostitute themselves when they grant sexual favors to others in exchange for money, gifts, or other payment and in so doing use their bodies as commodities. In legal terms, the word prostitute refers only to those who engage overtly in such sexual-economic transactions, usually for a specified sum of money. Prostitutes may be of either sex, but throughout history the majority have been women...

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Legalization of Prostitution

Prostitution: It's Not That Whore-ible The legalization of prostitution has been a scandalous topic of controversy since the American society first started to plant its roots. Although it’s one of the world’s oldest vocations (dating back to the Phoenician era in 1200BC), prostitution is still a taboo prospect that has been forced into an underground business in the United States culture. Yet, legalizing this form of work would be beneficial to our society as it would allow the trade to bring...

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