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Women aged 20 years or over who were prosecuted for violating Article 5 of the Anti-Prostitution Law (acts of soliciting or awaiting customers, or following a pedestrian around in public places with a view to soliciting, for the purpose of prostitution, using methods calling public attention to themselves) may be given the guidance disposition if a court suspends the execution of imprisonment.
Women given the guidance disposition are normally accommodated in the women's guidance home. However, nobody has been newly admitted since the accommodation of 1 woman in 1995. Explanation of terms
Newly imprisoned offenders: This refers to those who were newly imprisoned in penal institutions during the period from January 1 to December 31 in a given year so as to serve their sentences that have become final at trial as well as those who were sentenced to death and executed.