Research Paper In Writing In The Discip

Topics: Prostitution, Human trafficking, Child sex tourism Pages: 20 (5780 words) Published: January 8, 2015


Prostitution: What Pushes Filipino Women to It
A Research Paper in Communication Arts and Skills II
Writing in the Discipline

In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements
Of the Subject Writing in the Discipline

Submitted by
Gerson G. Palacio
March 11, 2014

Table of Contents

Introduction ……………………………….……………………...……pg.1 Chapter I
What is Prostitution? ..........................................................................pg.1 Prostitution Defined? ..........................................................................pg.2 History of Prostitution? ......................................................................pg.2-3

Chapter II
Human Trafficking and Prostitution? .........................................................pg.4 Prostitution in the Philippines: Is it Legal? ...................................................pg.5 Prostitution in Various Philippine Regions ?..............................................pg.5-8 Trafficking of Filipinas to overseas destinations ?........................................pg.9 Sex tourism ?.................................................................................pg.9 What drives a person into prostitution? ................................................ pg.9-10 Emotional, Social, and Health Risks of Filipino Women Working as Sex Workers..pg.10

Chapter III
Philippine Government’s Acts, Efforts, and Solution ......................................pg.11 Solution: Legalize Prostitution in the Philippines? .........................................pg.12 Prevention....................................................................................pg.13 Catholic Church’s Reaction to the Government’s Solution for Prostitution.........pg.13-14 Bibliography...............................................................................pg.14

Introduction
Prostitution, one of the most common form of Human Trafficking not only in the Philippines but also throughout the world. It is the act of exchanging sexual intercourse in exchange for payment. What Pushes Filipino Women to Prostitution? Why they do it? Who are the people involve? And what are the actions of our Government to it. These are only of the few questions that will be answered in this research. This will give readers further ideas to what this job is and the problems that contribute to it.

Chapter I
What is Prostitution?
Prostitution is the business or practice of engaging in sexual relations, in exchange for payment. A person who works in this field is called a prostitute, and is a kind of sex worker. Prostitution is one of the branches of the sex industry. The legal status of prostitution varies from country to country, from being permissible but unregulated, to an enforced or unenforced crime or to a regulated profession. Prostitution is sometimes also referred to as "the world's oldest profession". Estimates place the annual revenue generated from the global prostitution industry to be over $100 billion. Prostitution occurs in a variety of forms. Brothels are establishments specifically dedicated to prostitution. In escort prostitution, the act may take place at the client's residence or hotel room (referred to as out-call), or at the escort's residence or a hotel room rented for the occasion by the escort (in-call). Another form is street prostitution. Although the majority of prostitutes are female with male clients, there are also gay male prostitutes, lesbian prostitutes, and heterosexual male prostitutes. Sex tourism refers to traveling to engage in sexual relations with prostitutes. Some rich clients may pay for long-term contracts that may last for years.

Prostitution Defined

Prostitute is derived from the Latin prostituta. Some sources cite the verb as a composition of "pro" meaning "up front" or "forward" and "situere", defined as "to offer up for sale". Another explanation is that prostituta is a composition of pro and statuere (to...

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