You would not get this impression by visiting one of the better known red light districts.
Local tend to use community-, neighborhood- and town- based brotherl and sex workers. Some are girls from rural areas who were fooled by illegal recruiters …
In Angeles City, near Clark Air base, there is one street with bars for foreigners on one side, and bars for locals on the other. One Filipinos social worker in Cebu told the Japan Times, “There are two type of pimps. We are victims of different circumstances, but we all fell into prostitution,” she said. Granali, Philippine Daily Inquirer, September 26, 2011 /*\] The police arguably do more to abet prostitution than stop it.
In 1947, President Roxas signed a military agreement granting twenty-two military bases to the United States. Angeles City, located near Clark Air Force Base, later became the “Mecca of Sex Trade,” the military adult-entertainment capital of the Philippines, with every variety of prostitution, exotic bars, pornography, and sex tourism conceivable. In their time off they caroused bars in Bangkok, Saigon and Manila and girls attracted by money came to meet the demand. But the production was deemed to embarrassing and was never released." Book: by Gregory L Vistica (Simon & Schuster, 1996) Dr. Leyson wrote in the Encyclopedia of Sexuality: “With the advent of information technology and global travel, the old part-time prostitutes have moved to the big cities.
In his book , Gregory L Vistica wrote, "respect for women was pretty much non-existent at Subic Bay. Prostitution survives because of poverty, the commercialization of human relations, and the sustained carnal demand.
The girls working bars in the pasties and G-strings were 'hostitutes' and 'L. Although for different reasons, all social classes made their contributions to the trade in sexual services.
The out-of-town students, immigrant workers, and wayward youths may be looking for their first sexual experiences and to combat the loneliness of being separated from their family for the first time. D., Encyclopedia of Sexuality www2.hu-berlin.de/sexology, 2001 |~|] As in most other countries, there are three types of prostitutes or sex working girls in the Philippines: streetwalkers, entertainment girls (hostitutes), and call girls or high-class prostitutes.
The poor frequent the brothels to affirm their masculinity by using many women or to relieve their loneliness. Streetwalkers are not common, are usually self-employed, and many have pimps. The majority of the prostitutes fall under the category of entertainment girls.