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Profiteering from prostitution a business perspective

Profiteering from PROSTITUTION : A Business Perspective

Presented By: Mayan Evangelista, Eric Lim, Shirley Rocafor and Germaine Teh


Background

  • Facts:(from the Factbook on Global Sexual Exploitation)

  • The number of prostituted persons approx. equals to the country’s manufacturing workforce(1998).

  • There are 400,000 – 500,000 prostituted persons in the Philippines (1998).

  • Prostituted persons are mainly adult women, BUT there are also:

    • male

    • transvestite

    • child prostitutes, both girls and boys

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  • Facts:(from the Factbook on Global Sexual Exploitation)

  • There are 400,000 women in prostitution, excluding:

    • unregistered

    • seasonal prostitutes

    • overseas entertainers

    • victims of external trafficking (1998)

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  • Facts: (from the Factbook on Global Sexual Exploitation)

  • Most of the men buying prostitutes in Pasay City are:

    • taxi drivers

    • laborers

    • businessmen

    • foreigners

    • male teenagers eager to lose their virginity (1998)

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  • Facts: (from the Factbook on Global Sexual Exploitation)

  • Filipinos are the main users of Filipinas in prostitution (1997)

  • Filipino men who buy prostitutes don’t care if she is 15 or 25 (1997).

  • Prostitution can be seen on the following areas:

    • Cebu (2,988 registered in 1996)

    • Davao (1,525 in 1996)

    • Angeles City (of the 500, 75% are children, 1997 data)

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  • Facts: (from the Factbook on Global Sexual Exploitation)

  • Prostitution and sex trafficking are pervasive in the countryside (1998).

    • Laoag

    • General Santos

    • Negros

    • Southern Tagalog provinces

    • Pinatubo area

    • Pagadian, etc.

  • Teen-age girls are being forced into prostitution.

    • In Davao, there are >1,000 prostituted teen-age girls.

    • Customers pay as little as $0.50 or $0.25 (1998).

      • If $1=P45, that would be P22.50 or P11.25.

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  • Prostitution Tourism:(from the Factbook on Global Sexual Exploitation)

  • The Philippines is one of the favored destinations of pedophile sex tourists from Europe and the US (1997).

  • A Philippine Adventure Tour costs $1,654 (P74,430 if $1=P45), including:

    • round trip airfare

    • hotel accommodations

    • guided tours to the bars where men purchase sex from prostitutes for as little as US$24 (1998).

      • If $1=P45, that would be P1080.

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  • Prostitution Tourism:(from the Factbook on Global Sexual Exploitation)

  • Many sex establishments in the Philippines are backed by Japanese capital (1998).

  • The tourism program of the government which aims to project the Philippines as a major tourist destination has increased the number of prostituted women (1997).

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  • More on Prostitution:

  • Philippine laws do not define prostitution but prostitutes are criminals.

  • Clients or men who avail of sex from women in prostitution are not expressly penalized.

    • BUTclients of child prostitutes are.

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  • More on Prostitution:

  • The following persons involved in prostitution are penalized through the various Philippine criminal provisions:

    • Prostitutes (except children)

    • Pimps and procurers

    • Those engaged in the business of prostitution

    • Those profiting from the business

    • Those enlisting the services of women and children in prostitution

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  • More on Prostitution:

  • According to one DOM (2007), the cheapest commodity now in the Philippines is the Filipino call girl (GRO in the night clubs or in bars or working student).

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  • More on Prostitution:

  • Golf tours to the Philippines of Filipino-American sports enthusiasts have become popular because

    • not only do the tourists play golf

    • but they can also avail the services of GROs and young female companions who double as masseurs or whatnot (2007).

  • Prostitution may be a bigger “business” than illegal gambling such as jueteng (2007).

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  • Sources:

  • http://www.uri.edu/artsci/wms/hughes/philippi.htm

  • http://cpcabrisbane.org/CPCA/IWSSForum.htm

  • http://www.mabuhayradio.com/content/view/743/51

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