*  South Asian Feminisms | Zubaan
Across the 19th and early 20th centuries, the colonial government in Bombay city formulated laws on prostitution that were ... Across the same hundred years, commercial sex grew vast in scale, and Bombay became a node in a transnational sex trade circuit ... This book argues that while the expansion of Bombay's sex trade over the past century might suggest that laws were simply ... Focusing on the involvement of women in various Dalit struggles since the early twentieth century, the book goes on to consider ...
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*  Wholesale District, Los Angeles - Wikipedia
Structure fires, some caused by electrical shorts or by arson, were common in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. 1898-1902 ... These all must go down before the march of commercial supremacy." Also to be sacrificed was a 100-year-old adobe house that had ... The area was categorized as a "sink of iniquity" because of asserted prostitution as well as the existence of "dives which are ... Both are sinks of iniquity, where the dregs of society of both sexes and all colors congregate nightly to indulge in unbridled ...
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*  Yoshiwara - Wikipedia
In the early 17th century, there was widespread male and female prostitution throughout the cities of Kyoto, Edo, and Osaka. To ... Still, it does retain legacies to its past as it contains commercial establishments engaged in the sex trade, although police ... The 1956 Japanese film Street of Shame, directed by Kenji Mizoguchi who is set in the Yoshiwara in the mid-20th century. ... is set in the Yoshiwara in the mid-19th century. ... "Prostitution and Public Authority in Early Modern Japan," in ...
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*  Prostitution in Australia - Wikipedia
Early 20th centuryEdit. This section needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding ... to deal with a myriad of unforeseen issues that are not addressed by treating prostitution as commercial sex-child prostitution ... 19th centuryEdit. Laws against prostitution existed from the founding of the State in 1851. The Vagrant Act 1852[113] included ... Prostitution' was replaced by 'Sex Work' throughout. The Act is now referred to as the Sex Work Act 1994. In 2011 further ...
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*  Theatre of Pakistan - Wikipedia
... from the mid-19th century until the mid-20th. In 1855, the enactment of the play Inder Sabha (The Heavenly Court of Indra) ... The arrival of commercial theatre in Lahore was in the early 1980s. The joint efforts of Naheed Khanum, Amanullah, Mastana and ... sex, incest, prostitution and the typical hypocrisy of a traditional South Asian male. In dealing with these topics, he wasn't ... Manto is arguably the most influential Urdu writer of the 20th century. He was one of the most controversial as well. His work ...
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*  History of Chinese Americans - Wikipedia
Since the early 19th century, opium was widely used as an ingredient in medicines, cough syrups and child quieters. However, ... With the heavily uneven gender ratio, prostitution grew rapidly and the Chinese sex trade and trafficking became a lucrative ... At the start of the 20th century there was a 55% rate of Chinese men in New York engaging in interracial marriage, which was ... After the Burlingame Commercial Treaty of 1880, only American citizens could legally import opium into the United States, thus ...
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*  Katherine Jolluck on Human Trafficking - Women's Quest to Escape Poverty: Sex Work & Sex Trafficking | Coursera
to stop the trafficking of women for sex.. And it's only in the early 20th century ... where by late century, it engendered a real moral panic.. There also by the end of the 19th century, ... a male demand for commercial sex--. particularly a demand for cheap and compliant sex ... And in the case of sex trafficking,. it's very often dismissed as a matter of simple prostitution, ...
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*  Colonia Ju├írez, Mexico City - Wikipedia
In the very late 19th century and early 20th century, the historic center of Mexico City was deteriorating as its colonial and ... which is one of Mexico's main commercial districts and its financial center. Since it was established in the late 19th century ... Male prostitution began in the area in 1995 and is mostly located on Hamburgo and Varsovia streets. Female prostitution is ... Homosexuality on this street and the rest of Zona Rosa is fairly open with hand holding and kissing among same-sex couples. ...
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*  Erotic massage - Wikipedia
Already at the turn of the century, hydrotherapy devices were available at Bath, and by the mid-19th century, they were popular ... either as foreplay or as the final sex act, or as part of sex therapy. There is also a large commercial erotic massage industry ... In some jurisdictions, an erotic massage may be legal, while prostitution is not. Erotic massage may be used in sex therapy as ... By the turn of the 20th century, the spread of home electricity brought the vibrator to the consumer market. The appeal of ...
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*  History of Missouri - Wikipedia
In the early 20th century Progressive reforms sought to modernize state and local government and minimize political corruption ... The late 19th century was a time of continuity in terms of crops produced in Missouri, with the majority of acreage given to ... "Commercial Television Arrives in Missouri: The Birth of KSD-TV in St. Louis," Missouri Historical Review, 105 (July 2011), 233- ... Before the war, the police and municipal judges used their powers to regulate rather than eliminate the sex trades. In ...
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*  Roaring Twenties - Wikipedia
During the late 19th and early 20th centuries the Progressive movement gradually caused local communities in many parts of ... Due to the commercial success of the Model T, Ford had dominated the automotive market from the mid-1910s to the early 1920s. ... West regarded talking about sex as a basic human rights issue, and was also an early advocate of gay rights. Profound hostility ... Indeed most major cities established red-light districts to regulate gambling and prostitution despite the fact that these ...
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*  East Oakland, Oakland, California - Wikipedia
After annexation, the Oakland-San Leandro Road was renamed East 14th Street, a name which lasted for most of the 20th century, ... was called the Oakland-San Leandro Road in the 19th century, a county road connecting Oakland with San Leandro. Along this road ... The prostitution, violence and drug culture of the region spawned a new subgenre of hip hop by the late 1980s. Rappers like Too ... sex offenders". City-data.com. 2008-10-13. Retrieved 2016-12-25. "Foot Hill Square, Oakland Race and Ethnicity". Statisitcal ...
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*  Prostitution in Japan - Wikipedia
Karayuki-san was the name given to Japanese girls and women in the late 19th and early 20th centuries who were trafficked from ... The definition of prostitution is strictly limited to coitus. This means sale of numerous acts such as oral sex, anal sex, ... and Latin America were being trafficked to Japan for commercial sexual exploitation. Akasen Comfort women serving in brothels ... In the early 17th century, the first attempts were made to regulate prostitution in the Yoshiwara district of Edo (present-day ...
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*  Chinese Canadians in British Columbia - Wikipedia
In the early 20th century, the Chinese-language schools in Victoria were the CPS, the Oi-kwok Hok-tong School, and the Jing'e ... In the 19th Century until the influx of the 1980s, multiple dialects of Cantonese were spoken in British Columbia. This is ... At the time, in the communities other than Vancouver, Victoria, and Nanaimo, the sex ratios between males and females ranged ... a mission to prevent child prostitution. The institution served its original mission and also became a women's shelter. It was ...
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*  Commercialization of love - Wikipedia
In the later 20th and early 21st centuries, this Valentine's Day tradition spread to other countries, arriving in some East ... This tradition developed during the 19th century in England, where people started to express their love for each other by ... The commercialization of love is the ongoing process of infiltration of commercial and economical stimuli in the daily life of ... The notion of commercialization of love, that has not to be confused with prostitution, involves the definitions of Romantic ...
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*  HIV/AIDS - Wikipedia
HIV is believed to have originated in west-central Africa during the late 19th or early 20th century. AIDS was first recognized ... Commercial sex workers (including those in pornography) have an increased rate of HIV. Rough sex can be a factor associated ... Early 1900s colonial cities were notable due to their high prevalence of prostitution and genital ulcers, to the degree that, ... to have originated in non-human primates in West-central Africa and were transferred to humans in the early 20th century. HIV-1 ...
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*  Soho - Wikipedia
In the 19th century, it became a popular residence for local musicians and instrument makers, while by the 20th it had become ... the sex shops had grown from the handful opened by Carl Slack in the early 1960s. From 1976 to 1982, Soho had 54 sex shops, 39 ... the ready availability of non-commercial sex, and the licensing or closing of unlicensed sex shops had reduced the red-light ... When the Street Offences Act 1959 drove prostitution off the streets, many clubs such as the Blue Lagoon at No. 50 Carnaby ...
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*  Prostitution | Britannica.com
Prostitutes may be female or male or transgender, and prostitution may entail heterosexual or ... Prostitution, the practice of engaging in relatively indiscriminate sexual activity, in general with someone who is not a ... and its prevalence increased during the late 20th and early 21st century. ... during the 1980s the more neutral term sex worker was increasingly employed to describe those involved in commercial sex ...
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*  Womb veil - Wikipedia
... became the most common 19th-century American term for similar devices, and continued to be used into the early 20th century. ... Rotter was the author of The Sexes and Love in Freedom and Jealousy, the Foe of Freedom; see ad in Dora Forster's Sex ... Jeffrey D. Nichols, Prostitution, Polygamy and Power: Salt Lake City, 1847-1918 (University of Illinois Press, 2002), p. 69 ... Until legal prohibitions limiting commercial production and distribution were lessened in the 1920s, reputable companies would ...
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*  Amsterdam - Wikipedia
In the 19th and 20th centuries the city expanded, and many new neighborhoods and suburbs were planned and built. The 17th- ... Amsterdam's prosperity declined during the 18th and early 19th centuries. The wars of the Dutch Republic with England and ... 9th century). As the commercial capital of the Netherlands and one of the top financial centres in Europe, Amsterdam is ... It consists of a network of roads and alleys containing several hundred small, one-room apartments rented by sex workers who ...
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*  Paterson, New Jersey - Wikipedia
In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, they produced silk fabrics in such quantities that Paterson was known as 'Silk City ... Same-sex couples headed 290 households in 2010, a decline from the 349 counted in 2000. The Census Bureau's 2006-2010 American ... Downtown Paterson is the main commercial district of the city and was once a shopping destination for many who lived in ... Poverty, crime, open-air drug markets, prostitution, vacant lots, and boarded-up windows are all common in this area. However, ...
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*  Bangkok - Wikipedia
... where European diplomats and merchants lived during the late 19th to early 20th centuries. Nearby, the Haroon Mosque is the ... Bangkok has a reputation overseas as a major destination in the sex industry. Although prostitution is technically illegal and ... Two commercial airports serve the city, the older Don Mueang International Airport and the new Bangkok International Airport, ... The city was expanded toward Dusit District in the early 19th century, following King Chulalongkorn's relocation of the royal ...
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*  Njai - Wikipedia
Owing to an economic boom, the early 20th century saw another surge in immigration from Europe. With the European population ... In the 19th century the term inlandse huishoudster, or simply huishoudster (housekeeper), was common. The njai were also known ... By the 1910s the number of njais had decreased, although prostitution had become more prevalent. The practice had not died out ... The film was a critical and commercial success, and Indonesian film historian Misbach Yusa Biran writes that cinemas could make ...
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*  Girl - Wikipedia
This practice did not end until the early years of the 20th century. China has had many customs tied to girls and their roles ... Child prostitution is the commercial sexual exploitation of children in which a child performs the services of prostitution, ... Countries which have sex ratios of 108 and above are usually presumed of engaging in sex selection. However, deviations in sex ... In cultures ranging from Ancient Greece to the 19th-century United States, girls have been taught such essential domestic ...
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*  Taiwanese aborigines - Wikipedia
... expeditions to the region by European and American explorers and missionaries commenced in the 19th and early 20th centuries. ... However, tourism-based commercial development, such as the creation of Taiwan Aboriginal Culture Park, is not a panacea. ... The Japanese used Aboriginal women as "comfort women"- where they served as sex slaves to Japanese troops. Japanese rule of ... The cultural impact of poverty and economic marginalization has led to an increase in alcoholism and prostitution among ...
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