Pope Benedict XVI, on his Pontiff's words was quoted saying “Trafficking in human beings, especially women, flourishes where opportunities to improve their standard of living or even to survive are limited.”
Dictionaries define Prostitution as the act or practice of promiscuous sexual relations, especially for money. Several words are used for a woman and a man who engages in illicit sexual activity for pay, including HARLOT, whore and prostitute.
Mostly of the people involved in this craft are driven by economic constrained. But these people are better than a lazy man. For so very long years, no matter how the church hascondemned, still prostitution exist. The state no matter how they punished this matter, yet it still exist.
But the worse thing here there are young children involved - ages between 10 and 16 above. Some are products of broken families, victims of drug addiction, sexual and physical abuse and depressed teenagers. This is a universal issue started from the ancient world and yet it is still an issue nowadays. How our religion, faith and governments could help the people involved in prostitution?
Should we condemn these people involved?
I would rather fraternize with these people whose reasons are to make a living in this dog-eat-dog-world than with those who disguise themselves in veils of holiness when in truth and in fact they do the worst things, such as, steal in the disguise of religion. I’d rather be with prostitutes than tolerate hypocrisy as if they live modest lives. I’m not trying to justify prostitution because it is still unlawful but then we should not be quick to judge these people for their respective reasons, they may have to be engaged in this oldest profession but we should not treat them like criminals.
Who would help the victims?
There are cases that pimps seek out young girls usually runaways or loners. They show off their fancy cars, clothes, jewelries and
What if prostitution is legalized? What is Your Stand
Some people suggest that "by legalizing prostitution will allow the act to be managed instead of ignored. Prostitutes would no longer be strong-armed by pimps or organized crime rings. And there would also be health-safety improvements."
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