Prostitutes in Java, Indonesia

Women prostitutes working on the Indonesian island of Java earn between $784 to $1,120 (7 to 10 Million Indonesian Rupiah) a month.

In an attempt to stop the sex trade, local government officials were offering the women $335 (3 Million Rupiah) to quit prostitution.

(See more income from under the table and black market jobs.)

Source:  Tom Allard, “Prostitutes in Java’s red light district get paid to quit,” Sydney Morning Herald, January 28, 2012.

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