sex industry

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sex industry

The commercial enterprises related to sale or purchase of sex-related services, ranging from individual 'workers' in prostitution to the pornographic end of the entertainment industry. See AIDS, Condoms, HIV, Safe sexual activities, Sexual work, Sexual deviancy, Sexually-transmitted diseases.

sex industry

Any business whose earnings derive from the exchange of money for sexual favors or the representation of sex in print, photographic media, video, or the Internet.
Synonym: sex trade
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Even though the situation in the country's capital, Rangoon, is currently under control, and the sex business has yet to develop to worrying proportions, observers believe that it could soon go the way of Thailand if proper precautions are not taken immediately.
We must realise that human trafficking is a global disaster and flagrant violation of human rights, freedom and dignity," he said He said innocent people were being trafficked for arms and drugs trade, organ removal, sex business, cybercrimes, smuggling, recruitment in wars and armed conflicts.
"So people who invested in the sex business for Euro 2012 will be disappointed."
The number of young females engaged in sex business is increasing by day especially in the sub Saharan African countries bewildered by problems associated with urbanisation and pressure from poverty, food and political insecurity; and civil unrest.
More worryingly for the authorities, Jones is now planning to lift the lid on the sex business and her famous clients.
Subsequent investigations found that many sex workers were trafficked into the sex industry and treated as commodities by sex business owners.
0.3 million for having illicit sex business. She told the police that few months earlier she was married but her husband sold her to a woman.
Inspired by Mustang Ranch owners Joe and Sally Conforte, whose world-famous sex business faced a major setback in 1976 after Joe's decision to sign boxing legend Oscar Bonavena inadvertently introduced a romantic rival to the equation, writer Mark Jacobson leverages the more tragic aspects of that story to create a sudsy, romance novel-like love triangle involving cigar-chomping Charlie Bontempo (Pesci), his wife, Grace (Mirren), and an Argentinianprizefighter named Armando Bruza (Sergio Peris-Mencheta).
Lagon (2008) maintained that traffickers exploit minors and foreign nationals to fulfill the demands of commercial sex business customers.
"And if you'd told K-Y [Johnson & Johnson] three years ago they were in the sex business they would have thrown you out of the building," he adds.