Prostitution is any, or a combination, or all of the following:
is intimidation, bullying or coercion of a sexual nature, or the unwelcome or inappropriate promise of rewards in exchange for sexual favors.
is a type of sexual assault usually involving sexual intercourse, which is initiated by one or more persons against another person without that person's consent.
refers to the act of subjecting to strong attack. Battering happens to women of every age, race, class, and nationality
Verbal abuse (also known as reviling or bullying)
is best described as a negative defining statement told to you or about you; or by withholding any response thus defining the target as non-existent.
also known as domestic abuse , spousal abuse , battering , family violence , and intimate partner violence (IPV) , is broadly defined as a pattern of abusive behaviors by one or both partners in an intimate relationship such as marriage, dating, family, or cohabitation.
Domestic violence and abuse isn't limited to obvious physical violence. Domestic violence can also mean endangerment, criminal coercion, kidnapping, unlawful imprisonment, trespassing, harassment, and stalking.
is the belief that inherent different traits in human racial groups justify discrimination.
Child sexual abuse
is a form of child abuse in which an adult or older adolescent uses a child for sexual stimulation.
A violation of human rights
“ All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.” —Article 1 of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) .
A consequence of male domination of women
A means of maintaining male dominion of women
is perpetuated in the commercial sex industry, which includes street prostitution, massage brothels, escort services, outcall services, strip clubs, lap dancing, phone sex, adult and child pornography, video and Internet pornography, and prostitution tourism.
Personalized morality is based upon society’s acceptance of human behavior.
“ Do not do unto others what you do not want others do unto you” – Golden Rule
WHAT IS SEX?
Dictionary definitions of sex tend to be less literary, offering several definitions including:
Sex is a way of distinguishing male and female members of a species, usually by referencing their reproductive functions.
Sex refers to coitus or intercourse, an act that can result in reproduction.
Sex refers to the genitals.
morality with respect to sexual relations
concern with the distinction between good and evil or right and wrong; right or good conduct.
Most frequent asked questions concerning about sexual morality.
Does society have the right to question what consenting adults do in private?
How do we define the so called “PUBLIC STANDARD”? How is it enforced?
Of the many different systems of morality, how can I determine if the standard that I prefer complies with the real standard? If I take responsibility for my actions, will I be allowed not to comply with this standard?
What is the relation of sexual morality to politics?
Isn’t traditional sexual morality oppressive and discriminatory against women? Does I benefit the individual as much as it benefits society?
Will people ever return to sexual morality of more conservative times?
10 reasons for NOT Legalizing Prostitution
Legalization/decriminalization of prostitution is a gift to pimps, traffickers and sexual industry.
It promotes sex trafficking.
It does not control the sex industry. It expands it.
It increases clandestine, hidden, illegal and street prostitution
It increases child prostitution
It does not protect the women in prostitution.
It increases the demand for prostitution. It boosts the motivation of men to buy women for sex in a much wider and more permissible range of socially acceptable settings.
It does not promote women’s health.
It does not enhance women’s choice.
Women in systems of prostitution do not want the sex industry legalized or decriminalized.