Prostitution definition

Prostitution means procuring or providing any commercial sex act and the “practice of prostitution” has the same meaning.
Prostitution means the act of a female offering her body for sexual penetration for hire, whether in money or in kind;
Prostitution means the sexual exploitation or abuse of persons for commercial purposes;

Examples of Prostitution in a sentence

  • Convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others, approved by General Assembly Resolution 317 (IV), 2 December 1949.

  • For example, two Protocols to the 1990 United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) allow States Parties to join even if they are not a party to the UNCRC itself (see Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Sale of Children, Child Prostitution and Child Pornography, (2171 UNTS 227); and Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Involvement of Children in Armed Conflict (2173 UNTS 222)).

  • Prostitution is the practice or occupation of engaging in sexual activity with someone for payment (Oxford University Press 2018).

  • In 1959, pursuant to Republican Decree No. 884, Egypt acceded to the Convention that replaced the two previous instruments, namely the convention for the Suppression of the Traffic in Persons and of the Exploitation of the Prostitution of Others, adopted by the General Assembly in 1949.Subsequently, in 1967, Egypt signed the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights of 1966 and acceded thereto in 1971.

  • Prostitution was deemed as ‘necessary evil’, both that (married) men visited brothels and that some girls would have to become prostitutes.


More Definitions of Prostitution

Prostitution means engaging in, or agreeing to engage in, or offering to engage in a sexual act or sexual contact, as those terms are defined in section 251, in return for a pecuniary benefit to be received by the person engaging in prostitution or a 3rd person;
Prostitution means engaging or offering to engage in sexual activity with or for another in exchange for anything of value.
Prostitution means the sexual exploitation or abuse of persons for commercial purposes or for consideration in money or in any other kind, and the expressionprostitute” shall be construed accordingly;
Prostitution means engaging or agreeing to engage in sexual
Prostitution means an act in violation of AS 11.66.100 ;
Prostitution means engaging in sexual conduct with