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Why isn't it a woman's choice to be a prostitute?

The non-legal argument in favor of abortion is that its a woman's body, therefore it should be the woman's choice. Why isn't that argument applied to prostitution? It seems to me that we as a society ...
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Why does seemingly progressive Sweden strongly disapprove of prostitution?

Looking at the map of countries that legalized prostitution one can see a paradox - Sweden seems to be one of the harsher countries in Europe, even though they're leading the world in terms of overall ...
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How does legalized prostitution affect human trafficking, if at all?

When reading up on prostitution in places like Nevada, Greece, Mexico, Germany, the Netherlands, et cetera; one reoccurring theme I keep see popping up is that Human Trafficking seems to become a ...
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So… is prostitution in Canada legal or not? [closed]

I'm confused, is prostitution in Canada legal or not? I've been looking, but have up till now have only gotten mixed messages when it comes to its legality; just a jumble of legislative actions, ...
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Have pro-prostitution policies in Germany and Nevada been found to help reduce rape and sexual assault?

Have the (comparatively) pro-prostitution, or at least prostitution-friendly policies of places like Germany and Nevada been linked to a decrease in sex related crimes like sexual assault and rape? I ...
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Why would a country allow or prohibit prostitution?

Many highly developed countries such as Germany, Switzerland, or Australia legalized prostitution for the most part and treat it as a job like others. Spain has decriminalized it. However, We find ...
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Is there any evidence that legalizing prostitution decreases violence against women?

There are some debate between pros and cons considering prostitution as a legal job in many countries. One thing that pros say is that it can decrease violence against all women from prostitutes and ...