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Volume : II, Issue : II, March - 2012

Prostitution in Africa: A sociological Study of Eritrea (North East Africa)

Md. Arshad

DOI : 10.9780/22307850, Published By : Laxmi Book Publication

Abstract :

Prostitution is a trade as old as mankind is a worldwide phenomenon that is not unique to any specific time. However, its level of prevalence in society and peoples attitude towards it varied according to socio-cultural, economic and political conditions. Some scholars think that prostitution is a necessary social evil because it protects innocent girls and women against rape and the men can have another outlet for sexual relief(Rattanwanaship,1991).others think that prostitution is not only a question related to morality but is also associated with other serious issues of alcohol, drug and crime. Secondly, in contemporary times, it may pose a serious threat to public health because of HIV/AIDS spread. Thirdly, it undermines the institution of marriage and family.

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Md. Arshad, (2012). Prostitution in Africa: A sociological Study of Eritrea (North East Africa). Indian Streams Research Journal, Vol. II, Issue. II, DOI : 10.9780/22307850, http://oldisrj.lbp.world/UploadedData/814.pdf

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