Brothels and prostitution were common until the end of World War II. The condition of sex workers was much better when they were indulged in legal business before the second World War. Though they were paid less because brothel runner gave them only a small part of their earning, but they were happy to be a part of a legal profession. Then what made Government to outlaw this profession?
Scroll down to know the shocking reason.
The ban on prostitution has affected the safety and autonomy of the prostitutes.
Brothels were owned by Madams who used to manage the house by the earning of prostitutes. Madams were actually former prostitutes who turned pimps in old age.
They used to hire and fire girls in this profession. Prostitutes were made to pay for their accommodation and food due to which they were left with very low income. It made them remain in this profession for a lifetime.
Eventually, this profession spread in whole Europe during the medieval times.
However this rule was not mandatorily followed by everyone.
The condition of prostitutes deteriorated after the war.
Angry mobs used to shave their heads and carved swastikas onto their faces.
The French leader Charles de Gaulle and Marthe Richard, former whore turned politician worked to ban this profession in different countries.
Amnesty International is pushing to legalize prostitution worldwide as a human right.
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