of districts in such cities as New Orleans, New York, San Francisco, El Paso, Hartford, Conn., and Macon,. Retrieved " Why Dubai's Islamic austerity is a sham sex is for sale in every bar ". Sex for Sale: Prostitution, Pornography, and the Sex Industry. Communist governments often attempted to repress the practice immediately after obtaining power, although it always persisted. The English word whore derives from the Old English word hra, from the Proto-Germanic *hrn (prostitute which derives from the Proto-Indo-European root *keh- meaning "desire a root which has also given us Latin crus (dear whence the French cher. "Estimating the prevalence and career longevity of prostitute women". 19th century In the 19th century, legalized prostitution became a public controversy as France and then the United Kingdom passed the Contagious Diseases Acts, legislation mandating pelvic examinations for suspected prostitutes. Martin Moen, Ole (2012). Indeed, abandoned children were almost always raised as prostitutes. Archived from the original (PDF) on Retrieved. 139 Lot lizards mainly serve those in the trucking industry at truck stops and stopping centers. Retrieved "UN damns Czech-German child sex". "Prostitutes are a major reservoir of sexually transmitted diseases in Nairobi, Kenya". In the Code of Hammurabi, provisions were found that addressed inheritance rights of women, including female prostitutes. "Punish the client, not the prostitute". As the crime usually goes undiscovered, these laws are rarely enforced. The term is used in the sex trade and by aid workers, although some practitioners do not regard the act as exploitative. Retrieved "Bangladesh's dark brothel steroid secret". Beginning in the late 1980s, many states in the US increased the penalties for prostitution in cases where the prostitute is knowingly HIV-positive. Arresting Dress: Cross-Dressing, Law, and Fascination in Nineteenth-Century San Francisco. Thailand's Health System Research Institute reported that children in prostitution make up 40 of prostitutes in Thailand. Roper: Luther on sex, marriage and motherhood. As Norma Ramos, Executive Director of the Coalition Against Trafficking in Women says "The more the commercial sex industry normalizes this behavior, the more of this behavior you get".