Contrary to popular belief, there are plenty of arguments for prostitution and the act of prostitution becoming legal. The value society puts on sex can directly affect whether or not legalization will be considered. The argument against prostitution as a job for women will be supported by various feminist theories.
Majority of the population thinks of the stereotypical, drug-induced woman, with the plethora of bruises to match. There can be many benefits from the legalization of prostitution in the states. Women participate in the act of prostitution for many reasons. Prostitution cannot simply be limited by type to the common street soliciting sex worker and thanks to Christine Harcourt 3 and Basil Donovan4, through thorough research have managed to identify at least 25 different types of sex workers5 that have varying distinctions in their job descriptions and geographical distribution, which must fully understood before any arguments for or against their legalization is to be made.
Prostitution has been in existence for ages, going back to the Byzantine, Roman, Greek, and Egyptian Empires.
So why would countries like Germany and Holland legalize such a forbidden profession? Prostitution, the sale of sexual services, has been in existence for as long as society has.
The argument over whether prostitution should be legalized has been around for many decades. Or should it stay illegal with no chance of becoming decriminalized. Some might verbally express that it exploits woman and emboldens sex trafficking, but when prostitution is legalized to prevent such things it should only be done in a well-regulated capacity; such as brothels or escorting business.
No major effort to stamp out prostitution appeared until about the end of the 19th cent. Legalizing prostitution, could help fight against human trafficking, make sex safer, and save other hard workers money