My Grandfather Essay

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December 8, 2011 Diana Phan Sociology 185 Yessenia Kina Prostitution Prostitution is a social problem that takes place all over the world and it’s a trade that still exists until today. This profession usually is look down because it’s been seen to selling your body for money. The role prostitution play in society is low because it’s been look as degraded, immortals, and corrupted. Prostitution has been look as a social problem because it influences our community in negative manners. For example, prostitution causes diseases, social immorality, bad influence upon our youth and the society. The sex of prostitution is physically harmful to women in prostitution. STDs (including HIV/AIDS, Chlamydia, gonorrhea, herpes, human papilloma virus, and syphilis) are alarmingly high among women in prostitution. Donna M. Hughes (1999) One of the many causes of prostitution is trafficking. Trafficking is all acts involved in the recruitment, abduction, transport, harboring, transfer, sale or receipt of persons; within national or across international borders; through force, coercion, fraud or deception; to place persons in situation of slavery or slavery like conditions, forced labor or services, such as forced prostitution or sexual service, domestic servitude, bonded sweatshop labor or other debt bondage. Women are being lured into believing a promise that they would live a better life or live in another country without any expenses. What really happen behind these lies is that the women end up being prostitute and work in brothel. The women are forced to sell themselves for sex until they can pay off their fee for reaching the new country. If by chance she should become pregnant, she would be forced to have an abortion, with the cost of the abortion tacked onto her arrival fee. Block, Jennifer (1999) Not only that it’s bad enough that they have to work with the

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