In Iceland, Sweden and Norway it is illegal to pay for sex: they say, it is the client who commits the crime, not the prostitute.
There are over 40 million sex workers in the world.
They have witnessed numerous instances of female Chimpanzees providing sex to senior males in exchange for food.
Her partner, also a Sri Lankan, was given a lenient sentence of 100 lashes on account of being a bachelor; to punish only the woman is a violation of her human rights.
Today’s patriarchal societies are always unmerciful with women; the woman who offers sexual services is the most exploited.
Buddha once accepted alms and a gift from Ambapali, the courtesan[Ganika] of Vaishali.
“If there is anyone who has not sinned let him be the first to throw a stone at her.” Jesus Christ told the men who condemned a harlot to death by stoning.
Further under the National Child Protection Authority Act, Police can arrest anybody in a brothel with a minor (under18 years) the charge being sexual abuse of a minor.
Military and sex trade Prostitution as a profession was developed in the 19th century in Europe especially to serve the soldiers and low ranked officers as sexual partners though sex workers were an annoying presence to army hierarchy, particularly due to the possible spread of diseases.A proponent of the legalized sex trade argued, “You will find incidents of ‘raping’ reduced by an alarming rate, if the ‘way is cleared.” A meretrix is a licensed/registered professional sex worker who is under periodical examination by health authorities.A Sri Lankan maid faces being stoned to death in Saudi Arabia after admitting adultery.If it is an independent decision, they think it is the result of extreme poverty or lack of opportunity; drug addiction, and other fateful circumstances.Though legalizing will add a meaning and a value to the trade, in a country like Sri Lanka where cultural and moral background is conservative, they will never accept a sex worker into the society.In contrast to the old cliché, “Prostitution is the world`s oldest profession”,— some Anthropologists believe, ‘hunting and gathering’, farming and spying to be the oldest professions—however, an analytical examination of records of the ancient times provide evidence of prostitution.