Cambodia sex worker stories
As Mother's Day approaches, I wanted to share a unique perspective that may shed a different light than usual on what it may mean to be a mother, on what it means to truly love beyond self, and how the duties inherent in motherhood can demand the most exquisite sacrifice.
Although a popular etymology connects "hooker" with Joseph Hooker, a Union general in the American Civil War, the word more likely comes from the concentration of prostitutes around the shipyards and ferry terminal of the Corlear's Hook area of Manhattan in the 1820s, who came to be referred to as "hookers".
If we are going to reform non-violent crimes like drug use and selling that are founded on societal beliefs, we also need to consider other non-violent crimes, regardless of stigma and moral objections.
We must end the criminalization of all people who work in the sex trade in order to end this violence.
There are about 42 million prostitutes in the world, living all over the world (though most of Central Asia, the Middle East and Africa lacks data, studied countries in that large region rank as top sex tourism destinations).
Another explanation is that prostituta is a composition of pro and statuere (to cause to stand, to station, place erect).