A title page with your name, course name and number, my name, title of paper and a specific wordcount, double spaced, in 12 pt font, times new roman. An introduction that specifies the nature of your paper and identifies the parameters of inquiry; A methodology that briefly explains the nature of your data collection (the retrieved literature constitutes data in a literature review); A review of the literature that is organized into three to four sub-categories or themes. The reviewed literature must be integrated (as opposed to summarizing a list of articles one after another as in the case of an annotated bibliography). Literature reviews do not typically devote lengthy sections to a single source; they tend to integrate a number of sources during each area of discussion. Lengthy quotations (anything longer than one sentence) is to be avoided and the number of quotations must be kept to an absolute minimum (your review should not be a cut and paste of other people’s work). The review must be 100% in your own words (mere paraphrasing will not be accepted). APA6thedition formatting must be followed throughout your assignment; A conclusion that pulls together the state of the literature in the particular area you have chosen, identifies the major findings and issues, and makes recommendations with respect to further inquiry into the chosen subject matter; A list of references as per APA format; An appendix consisting of a photocopy or scan of the first page of each of your sources. You are required to retrieve and review a minimum of ten scholarly articles for this assignment. Magazines, newspapers, Wikipedia and anything else not considered “scholarly literature” or “academic sources” is unacceptable. Submissions with fewer than ten proper sources will be considered not to have met minimum requirements. This is not an Internet research assignment. Internet sources should be used very sparingly and carefully as they most often do not meet the criteria stipulated for this assignment. Other than scholarly journals that have been uploaded to subscribers, Internet sources are unlikely to satisfy the research requirements. I have also attached my literature review proposal, so make sure you use that sources. Purpose The main objective of this proposal is to delve on the topic of prostitution that is its statistics and trends, including factors that influence the issue in society. Working on this topic required suitable and scholarly sources that address the matter and achieving all the objectives highlighted in the study. The proposal ensures that the issue of prostitution meets the requirements and that there is enough academic literature that will allow in conducting a literature review. Background Prostitution has been shown as a critical issue in Canada, particularly towards effective the laws that have been developed to address it. It is argued that the laws of prostitution in the country are based on ideology thus initiating a debate concerning the constitutionality of the laws. According to the reports by different scholars, there are rising cases of violence faced by the sex workers and demonstrate a distinct variation in social, cultural, and economic contexts. Additionally, there is limited information concerning the perception over the whole topic of prostitution in Canada. The attitude of Canadian citizens has significantly impacted the existence of prostitution, as demonstrated in its trends. It is argued that the current laws on sex work that were introduced by the Conservative government in 2014 illegalized the purchase or advertisement of factors that promote prostitution or leaving materials that are beneficial to sex workers. The adoption of the current laws was supported by the Supreme Court ruling in Canada, treating prostitution as a form of sexual exploitation and affects women and girls inappropriately. There is evidence demonstrating that prostitution is liked to substance abuse among those practicing it. Therefore, it is essential to examine the available literature concerning prostitution that evaluates factors that influence its development and current status. Literature Search and Summary This proposal examines the current laws, perception, and the trends of prostitution in Canada by analyzing the available literature. This included searching for suitable scholarly sources that are peer-reviewed to ensure the inclusion of current findings, recommendations, and gaps for further research. Most of the sources that have been retrieved are current and illustrate the status of prostitution in Canada. They point out to the present statistics, including the trends and the constitutional regulation on prostitution. For instance, Lyons et al. (2017) highlight the violence that is experienced by sex workers in various contexts highlighting the emergent theme of negative police responses, gender and identity, and transphobic violence. Additionally, Cao, Lu, and Mei (2017) examine the present trends of prostitution and the public attitude in Canada. The authors highlight such topics as gender, gender, and equality, marriage, race, and tolerance. In the evidence by Bayliss (2016), there is evidence concerning the co-occurrence and interaction of prostitution and substance abuse. This source illustrates different themes like substance abuse, homelessness, sexual abuse, and risks in prostitution. Jeffrey (2005) delves on the responses by the Canadian government to the migrant sex work towards constructing Canada’s national identity. The article focuses on the issues experienced by migrant sex workers, describes the policy responses by the Government in Canada, and highlighting their implications. It is indicated that prostitution violates fundamental human rights hence the enactment of different constitutional regulations. These sources point out to specific changes that have been done by the Canadian Government to address various issues emerging from prostitution. The subtopics that have emerged in the literature and will be reviewed are gender and equality, sexual violence, and gender. References Bayliss, A. K. (2016). Substance abuse and survival prostitution: co-occurrence and interaction of risk factors. Cao, L., Lu, R., & Mei, X. (2017). Acceptance of prostitution and its social determinants in Canada. International journal of offender therapy and comparative criminology, 61(10), 1171-1190. Jeffrey, L. A. (2005). Canada and migrant sex‐work: Challenging the ‘foreign’in foreign policy. Canadian Foreign Policy Journal, 12(1), 33-48. Lyons, T., Krüsi, A., Pierre, L., Kerr, T., Small, W., & Shannon, K. (2017). Negotiating violence in the context of transphobia and criminalization: The experiences of trans sex workers in Vancouver, Canada. Qualitative health research, 27(2), 182-190.