International Day of No Prostitution is celebrated in the US on October 5 to oppose the sex industry. People need to be aware of the harmful effects of prostitution and the reasons that encourage it. The pressure manifests itself from different sides: many girls and guys give up under the onslaught of factors and go to sell their own body. America, like many countries, consider this work illegal.
Prostitution is the oldest profession, which was mentioned even in the Bible. Bright representatives engaged in obscene deeds – Mary Magdalene, Jezebel. From the scriptures, it is easy to deduce that in biblical times, the representatives of the industry were subjected to persecution and contempt. There are also traces in ancient Greek plays: in one comedy of Aristophanes, the device of the sphere in Athens is described in detail.
Today girls in prostitution have a choice. Previously, things were completely different: the patriarchal society dictated its own rules. So, women were not allowed to work, and when they were left without means to survive, and their skills and abilities were simply uninteresting, they had one way … In many countries, prostitution was the only job not to starve to death.
International Day of No Prostitution was founded in 2002. Initially held in San Francisco and Melbourne. Most of the activities are carried out by feminist movements that consider prostitution a form of male domination.
- in the Victorian era in England there was a publication that contained lists of priestesses of love, indicating the parameters of appearance;
- the statistics are disappointing: 204 girls out of 10 die for reasons related to activity;
- there are countries where prostitution is legal: the Netherlands, Austria, Belgium, Ecuador, etc.;
- today anyone can find a girl by an ad on the Internet or order her services on the site.
How to celebrate
Tell people about the problems associated with prostitution. Unite, study statistics, help girls in difficult situations, participate in rallies and attend themed events!
When is International Day of No Prostitution in 2022?
International Day of No Prostitution is observed on October 5 each year.