Three Reasons Why Prostituiton Should Not Be Leagalized in China

1758 WordsFeb 2, 20187 Pages
As one of the oldest jobs, prostitution has a long history to be repeatedly decriminalized and internalized by different countries. In Sumerian Records, the earliest record established in 2400 BC, prostitution had been legalized and supported by government. Same as most countries in this era, government founded brothels established in ancient China, ancient Greece, ancient Roman and so on. Codex Theodosianus established in 438 AD, legalized prostitution and at the same time, asking for taxes. Since the late 500s to 1600, countries such as Spain, France and Italy ended being tolerant towards prostitution and increased the punishment towards prostitutes and pimps. In 1617, Japan created the red-light district on the edge of the city which is today's Tokyo to gather all legal brothels together. After 1800, prostitution has been repeatedly decriminalized and criminalized in Europe, America and Japan. Nowadays, many countries, most notable as Netherland, and Germany, have legalized and regulated the sex industry, including prostitution, brothel, pimping. Countries like Canada and Brazil, legalized prostitution and kept prohibiting brothel. Sweden, has taken a different legal approach-illegalize consuming for sex while at the same time legalize prostitutes. In countries such as Saudi Arabia, and Dubai, prostitution has been strictly illegalized and punished by prison and flogging. Indeed, all sexual activity except lawful marriage for the purpose of reproduction is forbidden
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