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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We try to avoid them," says Rambha ( name changed), a The sex business kicks off in the night, usually after 9 pm, with club and spa operators deploying touts to solicit potential customers
Hai Hong Liu: pounds 42,000 IN February this year, brothel boss Hai Hong Liu, pictured, was ordered to pay back pounds 42,000 of the pounds 500,000 she is believed to have made running a seedy sex business.
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.
In the case of the two prostitutes, Slater told the women, who had previously refused to see him because of his sexual tastes, that he was settingupa sex business.
Lagon (2008) maintained that traffickers exploit minors and foreign nationals to fulfill the demands of commercial sex business customers.
A long-running investigation by Northumbria Police has brought down a sex business with brothels all over the North of England and links to other criminal activities.
Jones' sex business collapsed after she pleaded guilty in January last year to concealing criminal property and managing a brothel between May 2004 and October 2006.
Many prostitutes have been forced into the sex business, said Wendy Maurer, a victim's advocate for Sexual Assault Support Services in Eugene, an agency that serves sexual abuse victims.
The sex business hacked in the back of the LA Weekly might even be the most honest expression of that exchange.
Burkitt opted to go into the sex business because of mounting financial problems, Wolverhampton Crown Court had heard.
The main principle is to promote the practice of "No condom--No sex" in all types of sex work, through collaboration between local authorities, sex business owners and sex workers.