These figures translate to about If America is not yet ready to fully legalize prostitution and keep pimping and buying sex illegal, then at least, perhaps, we need to decriminalize solicitation. New York, NY: W. As for the use of condoms, many people against prostitution will say, rightly, that there is no good way to make sure that the client is using a condom unless there is a video camera inside the room and a security guard just outside.
Several of these studies cite high rates of child abuse in the backgrounds of streetwalkers, but other studies find that their rates of child abuse are similar to those of women from similar sociodemographic backgrounds who are not prostitutes Weitzer, Sociology of sex work.
Ordway, R. The argument against prostitution as a job for women will be supported by various feminist theories. While France has banned prostitution it is legal in Germany, and has been since Regardless of their other beliefs, many people also worry that prostitution spreads STDs.
Prostitution is a punishable crime no matter what your age. Bullough, V. There are many pros and cons to this subject. Prostitutes are not eager to be studied, and because their work is illegal, the federal government does not compile statistics on their numbers as it does for physicians, plumbers, teachers, and hundreds of other legal occupations.