Myself ,totally against and fine it a abuse of another human being..Human Tracking is a money making business.What are your thoughts on it and how we can solve this?...Opponents believe that legalizing prostitution would lead to increases in sexually transmitted diseases such as AIDS, global human trafficking, and violent crime including rape and homicide. They contend that prostitution is inherently immoral, commercially exploitative, empowers the criminal underworld, and promotes the repression of women by men......Proponents of legalizing prostitution believe it would reduce crime, improve public health, increase tax revenue, help people out of poverty, get prostitutes off the streets, and allow consenting adults to make their own choices. They contend that prostitution is a victimless crime, especially in the 11 Nevada counties where it remains legal.

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Absolutely not. Such practices have no place in a modern, civilized world. And not to mention that STD concentration would be much higher, and that the effects would be irreversible...

Prostitution, violates true equality of women.  But it has always existed and will continue to exist. If one believes in the greater good and freedom, why would one want to encourage more people to pay for sex which is currently free between consenting adults ? 

But lets face it. There is no way we can eliminate it completely. So it would be better to legalize it. The legalization would reduce the amount of human trafficking, crime and cease the spread of sexually transmitted diseases. It would rid the industry of coerced workers and young children. This would also be  better for prostitutes as they no longer would have to suffer the horrific abuses that they face under a system of illegal prostitution. However legalization should also strive to offer shelter, job opportunities and a responsive and sensitive law-enforcement to those who want to leave the trade. 

What you described is an idealistic view, an utopia, which will obviously never happen in a barbaric trade such as this. You are naive if you think it would work that way, sadly.. Criminals would run rampant, they'd get encouraged even more, and even have the government behind them.

I do not accept that there is no way to eliminate it completely. 

What I have described is hardly an utopian situation. I think prostitution is all wrong, but when I see it as an unbeatable enemy, I suggest legalization. Do we have a choice, really ?

Prostitution will always be an ethical concern.

But is criminalizing prostitution going stop it. ? No.

Can we ban prostitution ? No again. Because the parties involved are consenting. Rape and sexual assault are objectionable because one or more of the parties are not consenting. We can see the perpetrator being punished in such a case. But how are you going to punish people for behaving in a way which appears morally wrong to us ? Probably it doesn't appear wrong, immoral or unethical to them.

So when there is no hope of eradicating it, then why not legalize it ?

I only meant that legalizing prostitution would keep prostitutes and people safer. It would keep children away from the barbaric industry. It would encourage safe sex practices.

I agree with you. When there is no possibility to eradicate it, legalization is the only (painful)choice to help sex workers from exploitation & abuses. They will have voice then.

Even for Terrorism there is no hope of stopping it. So can we legalize terrorism . It is a stupid idea

If they find it right , let them do it hidden. For than it is stupidity to legalize it. By legalizing , many other people also will start thinking that this is not WRONG. 

According to me prostitution is un ethical. I no way suggest that it is a fair means to get bread and butter. Contrary to the fact that it should be legalised I feel that it  should be banned in all the countries of the world. Prostitution s highly demeaning to woman. I feel such women who r sex workers should be rehabilitated and given some meaningful work. Prostitution is by no end meaningful work. Prostitution symbolises weakness in women and men taking advantage of women who turn prostitutes to earn money. This is how such women r exploited and further remain a weaker sex. We should talk about equal rights for women and men. I feel prostitution should be completely obliterated.

Prostitution shall not be made legal... It is a very unethical way of earning money... There are many other options available..

Makes sense Julia. On the aspects of safety, reduction of rapes... But human trafficking is more to get women to brothels !!! 

I like & support your opinion.But we need to educate young girls what is good & bad in order not to choose the wrong things.Prostitution has very very old history. I've read in Buddhist text that it existed in that time. More thriving today. To help those unfortunate women & girls legalization is a pragmetic solution.

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