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
Authorities in the Maldives estimate that labor trafficking creates a $123 Million industry in the country. The trafficking consists of companies charging overseas workers to obtain a work permit and diverting the migrants to other jobs.