The Pros And Cons Of Prostitution

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“They forced me to sleep with as many as 50 customers a day. I had to give the pimp all my money. If I did not earn a set amount, they will punish me by removing my clothes and beating me with a stick and electrocuting me until I fainted.”- Kolab, sex trafficking survivor from Cambodia, (Equality Now). A lot of studies report that most of the prostitutes want to get out of their profession or called as the prostitution. Prostitution is defined as the practice of engaging in relatively indiscriminate sexual activity, in general with someone who is not a spouse or a friend, in exchange for immediate payment in money or other valuables. There are two form of prostitutions that are direct and indirect form of prostitution. I strongly oppose the idea that prostitution should be legalized. There are many reasons that prostitution should not be legalized. Firstly, prostitution leads to sex and human trafficking. According to Women at Risk International, 800,000 people are illegally trafficked annually, up to 300,000 children alone within the United States borders. Half of the victims will be forced into prostitution and once they entered it, it will be hard for them to get out of the profession as they are bounded to the agreement. If the prostitution be legalized, there will be more demand of sex and the pimp will always have to find more and new victims so that they can get more earnings from the prostitutes. The number of victims of human trafficking will increase as people are
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