Probably the most serious matter for society in the world today, the prostitution is indeed the killing factor for any civilization in the world. Different countries have erected laws for prostitution owing to which various punishments are executed on the culprit. Mostly in the Gulf countries (Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Iran), the culprit’s punishment is one and only death but still child prostitution and human trafficking both are threatening the most to number of countries. According to Denis Foynes, there are about 3 million people travelling every year on sex tourism trips and prices are major perks for every kind of such tourist. Given below is the list of top countries with the highest rate of prostitution.
It is an undoubted fact that there is no one in the world who doesn’t know about the famous Bangkok city which has worlds’s highest number of sex workers. Anyone who is interested in immoral and illegal activities would surely love Thailand. It is the basic culture of Thailand whereas their major prostitution centers is famously known as Bangkok’s Red Light Region. They feel no shame in their profession as it is their culture.
Brazil had been one of the most popular tourism destinations for its fantastic natural beauty, exotic wild life, soothing beaches and interesting events like Carnival. But unfortunately Brazil is a great place for sex tourism as well. The numbers of prostitutes are increasing rapidly with the rate expected to be increased more in future. During the FIFA World Cup 2006, government tried their best to control the sexual cases but they seemed to be fail as the sex trade doesn’t appear to slow down.
In Spain, prostitution is a legal matter now and due to that, the country has been ranked as one of the best destinations for sex tourism. The red light district in the cities like Ibiza, Barcelona and Madrid is an open invitation for the prostitution lovers around the world. Astonishingly, most sex workers there are from South Americans. It is indeed one of the best places for sex tourism in Europe.
Famous for having probably the most efficient sex tourism system in the world, Indonesia is an attraction for most of sex tourism lovers. Though it is considered to be the crime against civility and morality and is illegal but the prostitution in the country is increasing rapidly due to the highest availability of prostitutes in brothels and through online forums. The easy access of sex workers via internet is the major factor responsible for increasing sex trade in the country.
Worldwide famous for the most drug use, Colombia is another sex destination. The major reason for most of sex trade in Colombia is due to the fact that the prostitutes there will lower their price rates if the client is well looking and has handsome personality. This fact has increased the sex trade in Colombia to a great high level.
Regardless of sex trade being illegal and having harsh punishments for prostitution in Philippines, it is still a well running business in the country. The prostitutes in Philippines tend to have a diversified lifestyle which has been the successful factor in big sex trade there. It is being observed that about 40 to 60 % of the total tourists go there just for sexual tourism. The clients there are mostly businessmen from the Western and East Asian countries.
One will be surprised to Kenya in the list of countries with the most sex workers. Poverty is the major reason for the flourishing sex trade in Kenya as the country is economically very poor. Due to that, even the girls aged 12 are involved in prostitution to earn their livelihood. This situation has led to huge number of HIV/AIDS cases as the prostitutes doesn’t use condom for the purpose.
The interesting facts about sex tourism in Netherlands are that it is legal and relatively safer to execute the sex trade as the government doesn’t have any restrictions towards the business. The infamous red light district in Amsterdam presents the sex workers in glass windows with various rates corresponding to the time of the day, age and attractiveness of the client. The minimum rate in Amsterdam is about 35 to 100 Euros. Dutch country is very famous due to its relatively safer and easy sex tourism offer.
Regardless of strict laws and punishments for prostitution, Cambodia still remains a popular sex destination where sex workers are available the most. The most observed problem in Cambodia is the child sex which is the most common factor in the societies of the country. The virginity of the child is utmost valuable factor as the virgin child is auctioned off to the maximum bidder. The dark shadows of prostitution have destroyed Cambodia as no females there have been left with any other option except to become sex workers.
10. Dominican Republic
Due to relative accessibility from USA and Europe, the Dominican Republic has got ranked in countries with the most sex workers. Although the prostitution is illegal is the country with strict punishments but the sex trade doesn’t seem to be brought down as around 60000 to 1, 00,000 women are prostitutes there.
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