RISKS ON STUDENT PROSTITUTION
IN ZAMBOANGA CITY
A research proposal
Presented to the
Faculty of the Department of Psychology
College of Social Sciences
Western Mindanao State University
In partial fulfillment of the requirements in
PSYCH 114 (Research in Psychology 1)
Dujali, Phil Dominic D.
Colico, Jean Paul
Many students nowadays Hard-up students are turning to the sex industry to pay for their course fees, according to reports (streetlight.uk.org 2000). Young prostitute are earning by taking up pole dancing, escort work and prostitution to help fund their studies. The trend has been blamed on the rising cost of higher education, which will see some students graduate with projected debts and the proliferation of websites that facilitate opportunities for anonymous sex work. The High in tuition fees, soaring living costs and government cuts to maintenance grants are all reportedly forcing more and younger prostitute to turn to prostitution and other forms of sex work. The young students who engage on this job are very fragile on society and emotional pressure. The commercial student prostitute industry includes street prostitution, massage brothels, escort services, outcall services, strip clubs, lap dancing, phone sex, and child pornography, video and internet pornography, and prostitution tourism. Most student prostitute who are in prostitution for longer than a few months drift among these various permutations of the commercial sex industry.
There are corresponding risks that a student prostitute can acquire namely some sexually diseases that they can get through the intercourse and also in her personality, her outlook towards the society whether it is emotionally or physically.(Weitzer, Ronal, 2005)
All prostitution causes harm to women. Whether it is being sold by one’s family to a brothel, or whether it is being sexually abused in one’s family, running away from home, and then being pimped by one’s boyfriend, or whether one is in college and needs to pay for next semester’s tuition and one works at a strip club behind glass where men never actually touch you – all these forms of prostitution hurt the women in it. (Melissa Farley,. 1-28-2000)
In the Philippines student prostitute working in club or bars and school keep and entertaining their customer as they can give. Nearly all student prostitutes can be fine and taken from anywhere they agree for having a short time and long time sex as the customer will do so. Mostly the student prostitute stay at school but is also found in the bar’s and clubs or in a substandard dormitories provided by the bars or clubs, they are using sign and symbol to figure out the customer that they can easily taken or paid. Lots of students who are engaging in this kind of job where facing difficulty, like facing financial problem. For them in order to survive and for them to go to school this is the easiest way to earn some money and to sustain their daily needs. Though there is a lot of other good works, they still choose this job even their health are more concerned. Student prostitute is a tuff job, they probably get some serious diseases or health problem that they will suffer it for the rest of their lives and also they can undergo some emotional and physical difficulties. The possible disease that prostitute engaging in sex especially the student prostitute is STD (sexually transmitted disease )is an infection of the genitalia and reproductive organs and other tissues, they are transmitted by sexual activity. Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, caused by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), also can be transmitted sexually. If the student prostitute infected by the virus and continuing in sexual activity tendency they will be spreading the virus. According to the world health organization WHO (World Health...
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