Quotation by Mary Putnam Jacobi

... the danger of illicit sex influences is, and always has been, in inverse proportion to the degree to which women approximated to equality with men, in social dignity and in opportunity for public responsibility.
Mary Putnam Jacobi (1842–1906), U.S. suffragist. Ch. 3 (1894).

By "illicit sex influences," Jacobi meant prostitution.
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