Pros And Cons Of Decriminalizing Prostitution

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The Nordic Model, also known as the Sex Buyer Law is the most effective way to combat prostitution and help women exit this line of work. The Nordic Model protects prostituted women by criminalizing buying people for sex and decriminalizes those who are prostituted. Decriminalizing/legalizing prostitution as a whole causes sex trafficking to increase as it creates an environment where Pimps and Johns are able to purchase this service without fear of repercussions. Prostitution is inherently dangerous as there is no way to properly stop a swapping of bodily fluids (saliva, sweat, ejaculate, etc.) and in any other industry, proper precautions are always taken to ensure that this does not happen. You should petition to have the Nordic Model enacted by law within your state or local government so that women can be supported and be seen as equals, not as something to be bought and sold. The Nordic Model protects prostituted women by creating an environment where there are repercussions for buying a…show more content…
There is no way to stop the swapping of sweat, saliva or other bodily fluids between the John and the prostituted woman. Condoms and dental dams only help prevent the spread of diseases such as gonorrhea and HIV. However, these do nothing to stop the spread of syphilis, hepatitis and other blood-borne infections where it can be spread via contact with an open sore. As well as, there is no way to prevent the contact of sweat unless both parties are wearing full body suits. People argue against this by stating that a regulated facility can offer health checkups as well as required protection. However, this does not take into account the unprotected sex that the John or the prostituted woman might be having between checkups and when not being bought to provide sexual services. Other lines of work where contact with bodily fluids is a possibly are heavily regulated and are often easily
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