The question whether the supporters of the act find it acceptable to ‘crack a few eggs’ in order to put an end to prostitution is based on the wrong premises,” according to the researcher.
“These countries have extensive prostitution, with its attached social problems. Sweden has not been spared of these, but we’ve been spared of the industrial scope of it.”
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Child labour is a serious global phenomenon that affects many children, particularly in the developing world where the problem manifests itself in forced forms, such as child soldiering, debt bondage, child mining and quarrying, child prostitution, etc. The United Nations and other regional bodies have taken steps to eliminate this phenomenon by enacting core labour standards. At the national level, most countries have adopted child labour laws and regulations to mitigate the complex issue of child labour. However, the question remains whether states adequately implement and comply with these child labour standards. To address this key question, this book analyses the standards of protection and enforcement of the laws against forced child labour in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). This book provides a set of recommendations for alleviating the problem not only in the DRC specifically, but also worldwide, through punitive, i.e. criminal prosecution, and non-punitive measures, such as educative and rehabilitative strategies. This book is an extremely helpful resource for both state and non-state actors, including policy-makers, practitioners, educational institutions, etc.
Many of William Blake's poems show strong undertones of anger towards his seemingly heartless society. He seems especially distasteful towards the adults for their mistreatment of children, particularly poor children.
The loss of innocence is a theme Blake raises in several of the songs. ?The Sick Rose' of the Songs of Experience works as an eye-opener to the corrupt behaviour occurring at the time. It's seems that Blake is showing how child prostitution was, and is, corruptive and wrong. The last line ?And his dark secret love, Does thy life destroy' refers to the innocence of youngsters being lost to the sexual acts which stay under wraps, but leave their unmistakable marks- either psychologically or physically- on those being prostituted. The disease syphilis was rife in the Eighteenth century, and the concept of life being destroyed through debauched sexual practise is precise as syphilis was fatal. Also, the idea of death spreading is accomplished further as syphilis not only could harm the man and girl involved in the sexual act, but could also pass on to the man's wife and any children she later birthed.
An appropriate contrast to ?The Sick Rose' is ?The Blossom'. As part of the Songs of Innocence it is a reminder that Blake did not consider sex to be wrong, but rather any damaging or pernicious act. The major aim of ?The Blossom' seems to be to encourage physical love, and it admires it's purity; ?Seek your cradle narrow', and although this line refers to sex, it is told in an honest, childlike way. In contrast to the line, ?Has found thy bed, Of crimson joy,' from ?The Sick Rose', which also suggests the penetration of female sexual organs, the tone is massively adverse. The latter metaphor sounds cruel and full of negative sexual feelings, of the pleasure given to one partner through the weakness of the other, as if no permission were gra
- 1998 - by Richard Parker (). Based on long-term field research carried out over more than 15 years, Beneath the Equator examines the changing shape of male homosexuality and the emergence of diverse and vibrant gay communities in urban Brazil. Drawing on detailed ethnographic description of multiple sexual worlds organized around street cruising and impersonal sex, male prostitution, transgender performances, gay commercial markets and establishments, gay rights activism and AIDS service provision, Richard Parker examines the changing sexual identities, cultures and communities that have taken shape in Brazil in recent years. - - 1998 - by Don Kulick. .
“Knowledge concerning the size of the prostitution market before the ban was primarily based on whom the social workers came into contact with. There’s no reason to assume that these represent the market in its entirety,” she says.
“First and foremost, it is a highly flexible market. Historically, for instance, we have seen that people sell sex regardless of whether it is illegal or not, also in countries in which prostitution is punishable by death.”
The regulations in the field of prostitution are often complicated, and the same regulations do not apply in all countries. Neither is the market only affected by one set of laws. For instance, immigration acts may be equally as significant as sex purchase acts: Immigrant women who sell sex and come into contact with the police risk deportation, which also happens in Norway.
“Is there any reason to believe that the prostitution market in Sweden is smaller now than it was before the Sex Purchase Act was introduced?”
“Street prostitution has decreased. But this is the case in many European countries, and is just as much a result of other factors such as the internet and the Immigration Act. The police also work much more actively now in order to clean up the public space than they used to.”
“Changes in the drug policy also affect the prostitution market: There is less prostitution in places where drug addicts are offered treatment.”