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Why prostitution should be legalized

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Why prostitution should be legalized

  1. 1. WHY PROSTITUTION SHOULD BE LEGALIZED..?? ByPriyanka Todkar & Deepteesh Deepabh Singh GLC PGDMHR 2013-2015
  2. 2. How many of you think Prostitution Should NOT be legalized ??
  3. 3. WHY ??
  4. 4. GENERAL ANSWERS…..  It Increases :     Child Trafficking STD/HIV Disease Women harassment Sexual violence Drug addiction Its not our culture.  Easy money for youngsters.  Etc. Etc… 
  5. 5. FACT In India close to three million women work as prostitutes, of which 1.2 million are below 18. The number of prostitutes rose by 50% between 1997 and 2004. Supreme Court of India in December, 2009 asked the govt. “If you are not able to curb it by laws then legalize it.” SC added thatlegalizing prostitution would help monitor the trade and rehabilitate sex workers.
  6. 6. WHY SHOULD WE LEGALIZE & REGULATE IT?  Legalizing will ensure a secure & safe future for sex-workers, their children and those who’re involved in this.  These measures will lead to decrease in     STD/HIV Disease spread Child trafficking. Women harassment, sexual violence, rape. Abuse on the sex workers.
  7. 7.  Government can implement some rules which may include     Registration of each sex-worker Licensing of brothels, dalals, removal of middle-man Mandatory checks in order to ensure safety for the sex-workers Girl/child less than 18 years can be prevented from entering into this profession.
  8. 8.  There are some countries in which legalization of prostitution not only worked miracle but they have been able to curb STDs :      Brazil Amsterdam (Netherland) New Zealand Thailand The Philippines & many more
  9. 9. CAUSES OF PROSTITUTION Poverty  Prior incest and rape  Lack of recreational facilities  Lack of sex education  Ill treatment by parents  Family prostitutes  Social customs  Bad company 
  10. 10. Despite the traditional mindset and plethora of reasons for not legalizing it, if we look at the current scenario –prostitution in India is here to stay, difficult to curb 100 %. There’s a strong need for a law-structure to regulate it.
  11. 11. NOW….. Don’t you think Prostitution Should NOT be legalized ??
  12. 12.  Source of Data         http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/5140526.stm http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prostitution_in_India#cite_note-17 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HIV_in_India http://www.paklinks.com/gs/all-views/488889-countries-that-have-legalprostitution.html http://articles.cnn.com/2009-0511/world/india.prostitution.children_1_human-trafficking-indiaprostitutes?_s=PM:WORLD http://theviewspaper.net/prostitution/ http://prostitution.procon.org/view.resource.php?resourceID=000772 Google Images THANK YOU…

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