The Definition and Facts of Prostitution
By: Cheryl M. Toth
 

Prostitution

Definition

According to Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary prostitution is the act or practice of indulging in promiscuous sexual relationships in exchange for money (1).
 

Statistics

General Facts

 Abuse  Mental State  
 Clients  
 Arrests  
 Costs  
 Sources Cited

(1)  Webster's Collegiate Dictionary. Tenth Edition. Massachusetts. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated, 1997.

(2)  Prostitutes Education Network. "Prostitution in The United States- The Statistics." <http://www.bayswan.org/stats.htm>

(3)  Promise- For Women Escaping Prostitution. "Facts About Prostitution." <http://www.sirius.com/~promise/facts.html>
 

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