Prostitution in South Africa


Prostitution in South Africa

Prostitution in South Africa has been illegal since the 1950s, since apartheid prostitution has exploded with the spread of AIDS as many prostitutes have sex without condoms. [ [http://www.state.gov/g/drl/rls/hrrpt/2006/78758.htm South Africa ] ] With the world cup approaching some social commentators have suggested prostitution should be legalised and regulated to prevent the spread of AIDS and protect prostitutes. [ [http://www.news24.com/News24/South_Africa/Aids_Focus/0,,2-7-659_2085468,00.html 'Legal prostitution will help': South Africa: Aids Focus: News24 ] ] [ [http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/africa/7509357.stm BBC NEWS | World | Africa | SA prostitution plans condemned ] ]

External links

* [http://www2.hu-berlin.de/sexology/IES/southafrica.html#part1_8 The International Encyclopedia of Sexuality]
* [http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/africa/2314547.stm Prostitution 'still illegal' in SA ]
* [http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0015/001528/152823E.pdf Human Trafficking in South Africa:Root Causes and Recommendations]
* [http://www.stopchildtrafficking.org/site/uploads/media/english/InBrief_SouthernAfrica.pdf Stop Child Trafficking]
* [http://prostitution.procon.org/viewresource.asp?resourceID=772#southafrica Prostitution ProCon.org]
* [http://www.economist.com/displayStory.cfm?story_id=9047250 World Cup worries]
* [http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_qa4106/is_200312/ai_n9337654 Movement to Decriminalize Sex Work in Gauteng Province, South Africa, 1994-2002]
* [http://gateway.nlm.nih.gov/MeetingAbstracts/102181308.html The role of female prostitution in the heterosexual AIDS epidemic in South Africa]
* [http://www.news24.com/News24/South_Africa/News/0,,2-7-1442_1525242,00.html 38 000 child prostitutes in SA]
* [http://www.wsws.org/articles/1999/oct1999/saf-o05.shtml Cape Town promotes sex tourism]
* [http://www.hartford-hwp.com/archives/37a/029.html Child Sex Industry Booms In South Africa]
* [http://www.reuters.com/article/lifestyleMolt/idUSL145338820070814 South Africa warned on World Cup child sex tourism]

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