Sex for money in south korea

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The sex trade involved some 94 million transactions in , down from million in The amount of money traded for prostitution was over 14 trillion won, much less than 24 trillion won in Before the modernization of Korea, there were no brothels , but a caste of the women for the elite landholding classes performed sexual labor. This was the result of negotiation between the Korean government and the US military, involving prostitution for United States soldiers in camp towns surrounding the US military bases. The government registered the prostitutes, who were called Western princesses , and required them to carry medical certification.

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Since prostitution is illegal, there are no official statistics on prostitution. However, according to surveys by civic organisations, there are over , establishments related to prostitution, in which the sale of sex takes a diversity of forms. This number constitutes 20 percent of all Korean women between the ages of If we assume that the figures include women engaged in illegal establishments, this gives us a preliminary impression of the shameful situation in Korea. In addition, if we assume that one million men buy sex in a single night, it means one in every 30 men between ages

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Skip to content. Cracking down on company cards! Not far from glitzy office towers of Seoul are the frenzied hangouts where business is really done: a cacophony of karaoke joints, shady neon-lit parlors, and cluttered barbecue restaurants full of drunken managers ordering their junior staff to pound shots. To Koreans, the business districts of American cities appear staid, orderly and a bit dull. No salesman and the majority are men gets far here unless he can sing mean, inebriated karaoke and then slug through negotiations the next morning with a thumping headache.
Choi Min-seo has been sitting on display behind a large shop-front window for almost an hour wearing only lingerie. Neon red and blue lights flicker in the narrow alley next to a subway station in eastern Seoul, drawing attention to her and to other scantily-clad women. But traffic is light in this alley that was once tightly cramped with brothels, in an area known as Cheongnyangni Every other window has gone dark, and clients shopping for sex on a recent night were scarce. This fall marked the 10 anniversary of a sweeping anti-prostitution law in South Korea, meant to increase penalties for those who buy and sell sex, toughen police crackdowns against brothels and offer help for women seeking a way out of a life of prostitution.