Freedom of Women to Be Prostitutes Essay

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For centuries, women have been selling their bodies, in most cases prostitution, but it is not world’s oldest profession. Nevertheless, for as long as history states, prostitution has been around for as long as the oldest professions in the world. Every aspect of history asserts even the slightest things about prostitution existing. Prostitution has been a long-term profession through out several decades, whether it varies from being an adult star, escort, prostitute, a stripper etc… As long as they pay their rights as a civilian of the country (taxes and such), they should be allowed to do whatever they want with their body. In terms of legalization and morality issues (pertaining to religious reasons), it is the woman’s choice.…show more content…
King Henry II set up laws on prostitutes must be single and had a weekly inspection at the brothel to make sure laws were not violated. In Italy, 1358 A.D., prostitution was welcomed. In such ways that brothels were built in major Italian cities, which were government-funded. The Great Council of Venice even publicized prostitution to be “absolutely indispensible to the world”. Over 1802, France, monitored brothels were created. The new agency monitored brothels on whether or not laws were followed and no criminal activity took place. This was successful for over a century. Up until 1971 Nevada legalized prostitution, even Nevada is not the most liberal area of the US. Other countries that have legalized and currently regulating prostitution is Austria, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Lebanon, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Panama, Peru, Senegal, Switzerland, Turkey, Venezuela as well as some Australian states, and Mexico. Prostitution does not only include whores, but adult film stars, escorts and strippers. If for centuries it has been working out, there is no reason for prostitution to still be illegal. See France in 1802, even back then monitored brothels worked out even for over a century. With the security today and more advanced reasoning, people today are more than capable to make things like that work. Even far back to the 18th century BCE, there was a code that honored prostitutes. Starting out with morality,
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