Child prostitution

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  • and according to this blogger the expatriate community in the Philippines is the main financier of this trafic.

    http://christopherbennetts.blogspot.com/
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  • Yes, awareness should be spread. There is a massive problem with child prostitution. There are legitimate brothel industries http://melbourne-brothels.com.au that are sanctioned by goverments, and legal brothels are a step closer to a better world.
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Child prostitution

  1. 1. CHILD PROSTITUTION IN THE PHILIPPINES BY Margarita Laris
  2. 2. CHILD PROSTITUTION <ul><li>Manila- The capital of the largest in the country of the Philippines, Most of the child Prostitution takes place </li></ul><ul><li>Prostitution tourists and the existence of sex tours catering to the Japanese, European and other tourists help keep child prostitution alive in the Philippines. </li></ul><ul><li>Prostitution in the country side is starting to be relatively known as well. </li></ul>
  3. 3. CHILD PROSTITUTION <ul><li>Child prostitution has been going on for years </li></ul><ul><li>A study has shown of about 75,000 children has been prostituted due to poverty. </li></ul><ul><li>Children are often kidnapped by gangs or; are them self sold by family members, to even out a dept. </li></ul><ul><li>Many are also recruit by friends or relatives </li></ul>
  4. 4. CHILD PROSTITUTION <ul><li>Children as young as five years of age are being prostituted . </li></ul><ul><li>Many children who are prostituted by brothels are raped by 8-15 men per night. </li></ul><ul><li>Most of the children ages 15-20 are subjected to sexual abuse and incest </li></ul><ul><li>Most of the people paying for these services are business men, foreigners teenage boys </li></ul>
  5. 5. CHILD PROSTITUTION <ul><li>There are three of Child prostitution </li></ul><ul><li>Children, prostituted by PIMPS. </li></ul><ul><li>Children prostituted by BROTHELS </li></ul><ul><li>(brothel is a form of a gang) </li></ul><ul><li>3. Also children prostituted by there family members, and friend. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Both Girls and boys are prostituted. <ul><li>Girls are RAPED, ABUSED and Sold for TRAFFICKING </li></ul><ul><li>Boys are TRAFFICKED as well and used in commercial SEX and TOURISM SEX. </li></ul>
  7. 7. CHILD PROSTITUTION <ul><li>Pedophiles and child abusers benefit from countries like the Philippines where access to a child is available. </li></ul><ul><li>There are tourist packages where people are accommodated with hotels and access to children . </li></ul><ul><li>Many victims of pedophiles cant even press charges because all the offenders do is post bail and flee the country. </li></ul>
  8. 8. CHILD PROSTITUTION <ul><li>Prostitution in the Philippines is illegal. </li></ul><ul><li>It is punished with imprisonment . If found convicted a person could face up to life in prison. </li></ul><ul><li>The Philippines is the first country to pass an Anti Child Abuse law. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1997 the Philippines signed anti –pedophilia cooperation agreements with countries like Great Britain and Australia. </li></ul>
  9. 9. CHILD PROSTITUTION <ul><li>Half way houses protect sex trade victims. </li></ul><ul><li>These houses are known as Bahay Silungan Sa Daungan. </li></ul><ul><li>BSSD provide free food and shelter for up to six months . </li></ul><ul><li>This provide the women and children time to reunite with their families . </li></ul>
  10. 10. CHILD PROSTITUTION <ul><li>UNICEF is an active advocate on behalf of the children in the Philippines. </li></ul><ul><li>UNICEF started its work in the Philippines in November 1948. </li></ul><ul><li>UNICEF started THE CPC 6 MOVEMENT . </li></ul><ul><li>Their mission is to promote and protect children's rights. </li></ul>
  11. 11. CHILD PROSTITUTION <ul><li>Child Hope is a non- profit organization whose mission is to advocate for children in the streets </li></ul><ul><li>Child Hope was established in 1989. </li></ul><ul><li>It helps around 2000 street children in the Philippines . </li></ul><ul><li>The Philippine government has not complied with the laws protecting child trafficking and prostitution . </li></ul>
  12. 12. CHILD PROSTITUTION <ul><li>HIV and Aids are a big concern in reference to the children who are being prostituted. </li></ul><ul><li>Many children are being infected due to men believing that children are immune to having any type of disease. </li></ul><ul><li>Most men do not use protection when having sex with children. </li></ul><ul><li>Gonorrhea is a very common STD amongst children . </li></ul>
  13. 13. CHILD PROSTITUTION <ul><li>Prostituted children don’t really recover from the trauma of being prostituted. </li></ul><ul><li>The longer a child is prostituted the less likely the child would live a “normal” life. </li></ul><ul><li>The children are exposed to physical and emotional trauma that is very hard to overcome. </li></ul>
  14. 14. CHILD PROSTITUTION <ul><li>References : </li></ul><ul><li>Wikipedia.org Child Hope Asia Philippines. </li></ul><ul><li>WWW.uri.edu/artsi/wms/hughes.philippi.htm </li></ul><ul><li>WWW.ASIANEWS .IT/VIEW.PHP </li></ul><ul><li>HTTP://query.nytimes.com </li></ul>
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  18. 18. THE END…. THANK YOU

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