Marisela Rivera
Lisa Trevo


Prostitution is one of the oldest occupations and it has been a battle for law enforcement to enforce the illegal aspects of street level sex workers. "Cities throughout the United States spent an average of $7.5 to $16 million per year enforcing prostitution laws and addressing negative outcomes associated with prostitution. (Murphy, L. (2010) pg775 para 1)." Prostitution is defined as an exchange of sexual favors and sexual activities for money, drugs, and daily necessity. Also Prostitution is one of the highest concerns for public health and economic risk factors, physical, and sexual abuse and the ...

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virus, acquired immune deficiency syndrome. Also other Venereal Diseases that do not have any cure which are simplex, herpes, genital warts, HIV, and AIDS . This contamination can happen for many reasons lack of condom usage, lack of information on sexual education and safe sex, under the influences of narcotics or other types of drugs., lack of health care and health services. These prostitutes are exposing and transmitting this STDS to the public and society in many forms Prostitution involves the exchange of sexual services for economic compensation. "Due to the sexual promiscuity surrounding prostitution, women involved in prostitution constitute a high-risk group for contracting and transmitting STDs, including HIV. Prostitution is not only a public health concern, but also an economic one. (Murphy, L. (2010) pg775 para 1)." Which include the prostitute being exposes to these venereal diseases by their clients and transmitting these diseases to their clients? Also ...

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rape, and emotional abuse to prove their point or show who is in control. Also as a prostitute there are many forms of human violation and their rights and this is accomplish in forms of sexism, sexual trafficking and sexual exploration and manipulation by pimps. The prostitutes becomes submissive, forced, isolated, and restricted from their roles or rights as human beings and are manipulated to do sexual acts or favor and selling their bodies without their own will or consent. There are three types of sexism which are ambivalent, benevolent and hostile sexisms. "Postulates that sexism is ambivalent because it is formed by two clearly differentiated, yet related, components: ...

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