Yes Prostitution is Legal in India !!
In India, prostitution itself (exchanging sex for money) is not illegal, but the surrounding activities (operating brothels, pimping, soliciting sex etc) are illegal.
The current laws of India allow prostitution to thrive, but attempt to hide it from the public. The primary law dealing with the status of sex workers is the 1956 law referred to as the The Immoral Traffic (Suppression) Act (SITA). According to this law, prostitutes can practice their trade privately but cannot legally solicit customers in public. Organized prostitution (brothels, prostitution rings, pimping etc) is illegal. As long as it is done individually and voluntarily, a woman (male prostitution is not recognized in the Indian constitution) can use her body's attributes in exchange for material benefit. In particular, the law forbids a sex worker to carry on her profession within 200 yards of a public place. Unlike as is the case with other professions, sex workers are not protected under normal labour laws, but they possess the right to rescue and rehabilitation if they desire and possess all the rights of other citizens. In practice SITA is not commonly used. The Indian Penal Code (IPC) which predates the SITA is often used to charge sex workers with vague crimes such as "public indecency" or being a "public nuisance" without explicitly defining what these consist of. Recently the old law has been amended as The Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act or PITA. Attempts to amend this to criminalize clients  have been opposed by the Health Ministry,  and has encountered considerable opposition.  In an interesting and positive development in the improvement of the lives of female sex workers in Calcutta, state owned insurance company has provided life insurance to 250 individuals.
Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act:
The Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act or PITA is a 1986 amendment of legislation passed in 1956 as a result of the signing by India of the United Nations' declaration in 1950 in New York on the suppression of trafficking. The act was then called the All India Suppression of Immoral Traffic Act (SITA), was amended to the current law. The laws were intended as a means of limiting and eventually abolishing prostitution in India by gradually criminalizing various aspects of sex work. The main points of the PITA are as follows: 
Sex Workers: A prostitute who seduces or solicits shall be prosecuted. Similarly, [[call girl}call girls]] can not publish phone numbers to the public. (imprisonment up to 6 months with fine, point 8) Sex worker also punished for prostitution near any public place or notified area. (Imprisonment of up to 3 months with fine, point 7)
Clients: A client is guilty of consorting with prostitutes and can be charged if he engages in sex acts with a sex worker within 200 yards of a public place or "notified area". (Imprisonment of up to 3 months, point 7) The client may also be punished if the sex worker is below 18 years of age. (From 7 to 10 years of imprisonment, whether with a child or a minor, point 7)
Pimps and Babus: Babus or pimps or live-in lovers who live off a prostitute's earnings are guilty of a crime. Any adult male living with a prostitute is assumed to be guilty unless he can prove otherwise. (Imprisonment of up to 2 years with fine, point 4)
Brothel: Landlords and brothel-keepers can be prosecuted, maintaining a brothel is illegal. (From 1 to 3 years imprisonment with fine for first offense, point 3) Detaining someone at a brothel for the purpose of sexual exploitation can lead to prosecution. (Imprisonment of more than 7 years, point 6)
Procuring and trafficking: A person procures or attempts to procure anybody is liable to be punished. Also a person who moves a person from one place to another, (human trafficking), can be prosecuted similarly. (From 3 to 7 years imprisonment with fine, point 5)
Rescued Women: The government is legally obligated to provide rescue and rehabilitation in a "protective home" for any sex worker requesting assistance. (Point 21) Public place in context of this law includes places of public religious worship, educational institutions, hostels, hospitals etc. A "notified area" is a place which is declared to be "prostitution-free" by the state government under the PITA. Brothel in context of this law, is a place which has two or more sex workers (2a). Prostitution itself is not an offense under this law, but soliciting, brothels and pimps are illegal.
Yes, prostitution is legal in Israel, but human trafficking is not.
"If somebody likes to rent apartment for prostitution in Iceland is it legal?"
In the United States, protitution has Limited Legality. Indoor prostitution became legal in Rhode Island in 1980. Prostitution Laws of Wyoming dictates the penalties.
No. Prostitution is not legal anywhere in Canada.
Yes it is
It is only legal in certain states. Victoria newly legalised prositution. States in which prostitution is legal is the Australian Capital Territory, Victoria and New South Wales. Prostitution is heavily regulated in other states and is criminalised in Western Australia.
In Vadodara, India, there's no longer a red light area. This is because the prostitution that was going on that area is no longer legal.
Prostitution is not illegal but brothels are.
Only places where prostitution is legal like vegas
S. N. Sinha has written: 'The history of marriage and prostitution, Vedas to Vatsyayana' -- subject(s): History, Marriage, Prostitution 'History of prostitution in India' -- subject(s): History, Prostitution
Prostitution and brothels are legal in Mexico, Colombia, Venezuala, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Uruguay, Paraguay, Senegal, Netherlands, Germany, Turkey, Switzerland, Austria, Hungary, Turkey, Latvia, Israel, Bangladesh and New Zealand. Also the US state of Nevada and the Australian provinces of NSW, Queensland, Victoria and Canberra. Many more countries make prostitution legal but brothels illegal, including India, Brazil and most of Western Europe. upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/e8/Prostitution_laws_of_the_world.PNG
never in clark county, but is legal in nye county!!!
You can not, prostitution is illegal in Texas. So there are no legal brothels in Texas.
No, this is not legal in India.
Yes, Prostitution is legalized and regulated in Mexico.
It is legal as long as there is no sexual interaction with the client; if there is any sort of sexual contact it is prostitution.
Escorting is legal almost everywhere, but prostitution is illegal in New Mexico.
Yes, it is legal. However, if it is used as an excuse in a prostitution case, it typically does not fly.
Gigolo is not at all legal in India.
The concept is legal. However, if either the escort or the client try to solicit sex in exchange for money, then it's prostitution. ^^Oi. Hellloooo???? We do not have one set of laws for the entire planet. Prostitution is legal in Canada, New Zealand, Nevada, and many other places. There are also many places that have weird laws, where parts of prostitution are legal while others aren't. Search by your area on google, or even just google prostitution laws. Otherwise, be more specific in your question.
Gambling online is legal in India.
Only in Nevada, and not in Las Vegas or Reno.
You can't since prostitution is not legal anywhere in CA
They are legal because the government can make money off of it. Whereas prostitution the government ca not collect taxes.
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