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Last March, after reading several online articles about the expected increase in prostitution and human trafficking in relation to the World Cup in Brazil, I decided to research the issue of child prostitution. Although I expected this to be a complex issue, I did not realize how many challenges and myths I would encounter while researching the topic. It seemed that many sources cited the number of child prostitutes as ranging fromto ,
This city, on the north-east coast of Brazil, is rich in African culture, and rife with underage sex. Brazil has one of the world's worst reputations for child prostitution. Salvador has just been visited by the Juan Miguel Petit, the UN's special rapporteur on child prostitution, child pornography and trafficking of women and children.
With Brazil hosting the World Cup next year, officials fear an explosion in child prostitution as sex workers migrate to big cities and pimps recruit more underage prostitutes to meet the demand from local and foreign soccer fans. Child prostitution is driven mostly by local demand in Brazil, with more than 75 percent of clients coming from the same or nearby states as their victims, according to estimates from the secretariat. In contrast, very little is being spent on fighting the sexual exploitation of minors, campaigners say. Despite more than a decade of government vows to eradicate child prostitution, the number of child sex workers in Brazil stood at around half a million inaccording to the National Forum for the Prevention of Child Labor, a network of non-profit groups.
This article was primarily used as an academic paper and then rearranged in order to meet its informative purpose. It consists of secondary research from the United Nations, specialised publications and media. Do mega events affect prostitution in the hosting country?
Alejandra left and another underage girl in Candido Sales working as prostitutes. The year-old, whose drug-addicted mother died on the infamous BR highway, is a working prostitute from the town where underage girls are raffled off to middle-aged men. Alejandra, 14, and another underage prostitute work the highway in the tiny, squalid town of Candido Sales.
The dimly lighted clubs and bustling bars where a tourist can pick up a girl or boy for sex are widely known in Recife, a beach city in Brazil's impoverished northeast that has built a reputation for prostitution. Even on a quiet weeknight in the upscale Boa Viagem tourist district, girls as young as 12, teenage boys and young transvestites line up under the bright lights of the main thoroughfare hoping for foreign customers. President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva made ending child prostitution one of his main campaign promises.
Child Prostitution. The Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children. Federative Republic of Brazil. Characterized by large and well-developed agricultural, mining, manufacturing, and service sectors, Brazil's economy outweighs that of all other South American countries and Brazil is expanding its presence in world markets.
Among the methods the government -- led by the Ministry of Tourism -- will use to thwart child prostitution is the creation of a code of ethics for tourism-related business like hotels and guide services. Brazil is world renowned as a destination for sex tourists from the United States and Europe who prowl for underage prostitutes, particularly in the country's impoverished northeast where there has been a recent rise in the number of children in the sex industry. Carnival is a particularly busy time of year for the trade, as thousands of additional tourist flock to Brazil to partake in the often-hedonistic, multi-day celebration.