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Prostitution. Amy S Gail R Emily M. Moonlite Bunny Ranch Video. Definition. Prostitution –The practice or occupation of engaging in sexual acts with someone for payment. Pimp-a person, who solicits customers for a prostitute or a brothel, in return for a share of the earnings

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prostitution

Prostitution

Amy S

Gail R

Emily M

definition
Definition
  • Prostitution –The practice or occupation of engaging in sexual acts with someone for payment.
  • Pimp-a person, who solicits customers for a prostitute or a brothel, in return for a share of the earnings
  • “John”- Customer
  • Brothel- A building where prostitutes are available
bunny ranch
Bunny Ranch
  • Most known brothel in Nevada.
  • Opened in 1955
  • All workers tested for STD’s
  • “Sex Menu”
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Pros
  • Reduce crime
  • Improve public health
  • Increase tax revenue
  • Help people of out of poverty
  • Get prostitutes off the streets
  • Reduce prevalence of rape
  • Reduce HIV/AIDS infections
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Cons
  • Lead to increase in sexually transmitted diseases
  • Global human trafficking
  • Violent rape crime such as rape and homicide
  • It is immoral
  • Empowers the criminal underworld
  • Promotes the repression of women by men
types of prostitutes
Types of Prostitutes
  • Street Prostitution
  • Massage Brothel
  • Escort Services
  • Child Prostitution
  • Trafficking
  • Prostitution Tourism
history
History
  • Dates back to the 18th century
  • 19th century feminists had strong negative views
  • Abolitionists
  • Regulationists
today s views
Today's Views
  • Economic Needs
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Drug Addiction
  • Immoral
statistics
Statistics
  • 78% Threatened with weapon
  • 82% physically assaulted
  • 82% raped
minnesota law
Minnesota Law
  • Prostitute- 90 days in jail/ $1,000 fine
  • Customers- 90 days in jail/ $500-1,000 fine
  • Pimps- 15 years in Jail/ $30,000 fine
  • Brothel- 15 years in jail/ $30,000 fine
sources
Sources
  • Hickenbottom, Iris Leos, and Melanie Ulrich, eds. "Prostitution Then & Now." Women's

Issues Then & Now: A feminist overview over the last two centuries. N.p., 18

May 2002. Web. 11 Apr. 2011. <http://www.cwrl.utexas.edu/~ulrich/femhist/sex_work.shtml>

  • Lobbert, Annie. Prostitution Statistics: The Real Truth. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Apr. 2011.

<http://www.shelleylubben.com/articles/prostitutionstats.pdf>.

  • ProCon.org. "Founding Fathers on Religion in Government." ProCon.org. 22 Feb. 2008

<http://undergod.procon.org/viewresource.asp?resourceID=70>.