Although prostitution has become one of the major problems in the Philippines, making it legal does not promote women’s health, does not enhance women’s choice, and it does not protect the women in prostitution. Because not just women but also young individuals are strongly affected, many a country, like the Philippines, should know some of the reasons why only a few countries are making prostitution legal. Making prostitution legal does not promote women’s health. A legalized system of prostitution often mandates health checks and
people are forced to shift from one place to another and also they are forced to do sex with unknown people. prostitutes do all this for their survival, they use their body for there survival. Without taking care of the consequences they indulge with unknown person. The consequences gets worst when it comes to indulging more and
Decriminalizing girls that have been forced into sex trafficking, and working to find those buying and selling girls of all ages will create a motive for finding the real victims rather than viewing women who have been victimized as criminals. Women in Minnesota that have been trapped and forced into sex trafficking are too afraid to try and escape due to the shame and criminal charges that will await them. These women need to realize they are not alone and countless people are prepared to help in any way they can. Criminalizing the victims of sex trafficking has created an environment of fear for girls that may have the opportunity to escape or be rescued from the unimaginable dark trading system. Anyone who has escaped the great trauma of sex trafficking has been punished rather than helped.
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.
Thirdly prostitution is immoral as a woman is exploited and degraded once she enters the trade. In the business of prostitution prostitutes are frequently exploited, sexually harassed and raped even if they dislike it. According to Silbert (2009),"68% to 70% of women in prostitution are being raped on the average, eight to ten times per year". This violates the intimate relation between personality and physical embodiment. For example a woman who is or has been a prostitute will not be accepted by a society.
They believe that prostitution must be controlled, but it is absolutely impossible to eradicate it. Society and the state should not fight against prostitution as such, but with those factors that make it socially dangerous, destructive, criminogenic. Taking a stringent measure is inexpedient, as a result it will lead to the black market, so it will not be under control, and cause public danger. Prostitution exists due to the peculiarities of human psychophysiology and, first of all, due to the fact that the social institution of family with its normative nature does not fully meet the sexual interests of men. Functionalists believe that if a married man was not able to diversify his sexual life with the help pf prostitutes, for whom he does not have any moral responsibilities, he would seek for serious relationships with other women, which can create a serious threat to his marriage.
Drugs have various effects on the family. The users are mostly occupied with the drugs, and its great effects on a person mood and their functioning ability, which leads to marital problems and poor performance in their working places and also dismissal. Substance use can disrupt family life and also create destructive motifs of dependence, that is, the spouse or whole family, out of love or fear of impacts; it also enables the user to recklessly continue using drugs by covering up, using a lot of money on drugs, and denying there is a problem. Expectant mothers who use drugs, because of the drugs themselves and also poor self-care in general, have got a much higher rate of giving birth to low weight babies than the average. Many drugs for instance crack and heroin flow past the placental barrier, resulting in addicted babies who go through withdrawal soon after birth and fetal alcohol syndrome which can affect children of mothers who take alcohol during pregnancy.
They would have already been given a pimp who takes their money and makes them prostitute. This is why prostitution could be hard to get out of, also the prostitute could be afraid to leave because of the fear of what their pimp will do once they found them. Prostitutes have the highest rate of being murdered on the job(Moses,2006) . The murder of a prostitute is put into two categories single and serial homicide. Serial homicide is more sexual then single homicide.
Besides this Prostitutes suffer health problem. As most of the prostitutes are children, they soon lose their health and have to face many unbearable problems. Prostitutes cannot make any connection with gentle society. Children of prostitute do not want to school because most of the students laugh at their mother’s work. Not only had this but also deprived many facilities which are provided by Bangladesh government.
Prostitution should not have been an option for a woman to sell herself to a man just because she needs the money for whatever reasons. Although prostitutes sell their bodies for sex, it does not mean they are always willing. My friend, who has a prostitute friend, told me that some prostitutes, including her friend, have to put their minds somewhere else to think they’re not having sex. Legalizing prostitution will only lead to more women or even young individuals, who are less fortunate, to indulge in prostitution, most especially when they will know that they can already use prostitution to earn money. Prostitution is one of the many ways to earn money; prostitution once not legal is always illegal.