Number of Prostitutes in Turkey

Based upon reports and figures collected by a non-governmental organization, there are around 118,000 women and girls working as prostitutes in Turkey. The NGO stated that the majority of the prostitutes are street workers. Over 100,000 females work as street prostitutes across Turkey, with half of the females being children. In addition to the street,… Continue reading Number of Prostitutes in Turkey

Child Prostitute in New Zealand

Girls as young as 13 are working as prostitutes in the area of South Auckland, according to a member of parliament. The MP stated in a radio interview that she has interviewed Pacific Island girls who have stated that they make up to $496 to $662 (600 to 800 New Zealand Dollars) a night. The… Continue reading Child Prostitute in New Zealand

Human Trafficking Victims Rescued in Peru Between 2011 to 2013

From June 2011 to June 2013, security agencies in Peru identified and rescued around 2,000 people who were victims of human trafficking in the country. 42 percent of the victims identified were minors. During the two year period, criminal sentences were handed out to 26 people. Criminal justice officials state that one of the mining… Continue reading Human Trafficking Victims Rescued in Peru Between 2011 to 2013

Number of Prostitutes in India

There are an estimated 3 million women working as prostitutes in India. 1.2 million of the sex workers are under the age of 18. The average age that a girl enters the sex trade in India is reported to be between 9 and 12 years old. The human trafficking industry in India is estimated to… Continue reading Number of Prostitutes in India

Human Trafficking of Minors in Singapore

Four men were sentenced to 3 months in jail for having sex with an underage prostitute. According to court records, the men paid between $47 to $55 (60 to 70 Singapore Dollars) to have sex with a girl who was 17 at the time. The group of men are part of a group of 24… Continue reading Human Trafficking of Minors in Singapore

Minors Arrested for Prostitution in Los Angeles

555 juveniles in the city of Los Angeles, California were arrested for prostitution-related crimes between 2010 and 2012. City officials and law enforcement officials believe that the number of minors working as prostitutes to be much higher. It was previously reported that a human trafficker can make up to $140,000 from forcing one girl to… Continue reading Minors Arrested for Prostitution in Los Angeles

Prostitution of Minors in Japan

A 14 year old Japanese girl told anti human trafficking organization Polaris Project Japan that men were paying roughly $100 (10,000 Japanese Yen) to have sex with her in hotels in Japan. The men, who ranged from college age men to “a man who was around the same age as her own grandfather”, responded to… Continue reading Prostitution of Minors in Japan

Number of Teen Prostitutes in Florida

According to a study by the Woman’s Fund of Miami-Dade, there are an estimated 385 teen girls who work in the US State of Florida’s prostitution trade each month. Between November 2012 and July 2013, the state attorney office investigated over 100 child trafficking cases. In 2011, the state reported 427 cases of child trafficking… Continue reading Number of Teen Prostitutes in Florida

Underage Prostitutes in Vegas in First Half of 2013

Police in Las Vegas identified 68 minors who were working as prostitutes in the first six months of 2013. Between 1994 and 2012, Metro police identified 2,229 minors who were working as prostitutes in Las Veags. One minor stated in a sworn affidavit that she was forced to work while pregnant and needed to make… Continue reading Underage Prostitutes in Vegas in First Half of 2013

Child Prostitution in the Maldives

A psychologist working with sexually abused children stated that child prostitution has become widespread in the Maldives. According to the doctor, people from the Maldives pay up to $45.60 (700 Maldivian Rufiyaa) for sex with children, while laborers from Bangladesh pay $9.77 (150 Rufiyaas). Often, the paying customers are young men between the ages of… Continue reading Child Prostitution in the Maldives