htcp Trafficking in Children for Sexual Purposes ecpat International Newsletters, Issue No : 33 1/December/2000 p?articleID40 NewsID12 At one time this article had been archived and may possibly still be accessible here eastern europe - Hungary and Poland are receiver, sender and transit countries.
All of the girls I have seen soliciting are over the age of consent, which is 14 in Bulgaria, most are in their late teens and early 20s.
In Sunny Beach it is also common for prostitutes to offer themselves by approaching males of all ages and invite them for sex.
According to non-governmental organizations, the victims are mostly girls, and in many cases they are pressed into sex with strangers because of the living conditions in their families.Child prostitution reportedly was particularly common among Romani girls; there were no known cases of boys engaged in prostitution.htcp Five Years After Stockholm PDF ecpat: Fifth Report on implementation of the Agenda for Action DOC ecpat International, November 2001 accessed 13 September 2011 B country updates bulgaria The Agency was created in January 2001, and has csec has one of its priorities.Human Rights Reports » 2005 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices.They are usually organised by a local pimp, who takes a percentage of their earnings and chauffeurs them to and from their spot on a busy main road each day.Concluding Observations Of The Committee On The Rights Of The Child (CRC).Old girl after escaping the prison where she was held captive by pimps.The Protection Project - Bulgaria, dOC, the Paul.I can earn more money doing this work than working a 13-hour shift in a bar in the resorts.A significant number of victims come from Bulgarias southern mountainous region bordering Greece, Macedonia, and Turkey, as well as from other border areas.The main destinations for children trafficked from and through Poland are Germany, The Netherlands and Belgium.Romania is a sender and receiver country but Bulgaria is only a sender country.
Sex tourism is mostly growing in countries where a sudden boom took place in the tourist sector, not leaving the state enough time to take measures against child exploitation.
My view on all of the above (also based on my personal experience from going to Sunny Beach) is that young adults do behave differently then at home.
Caution: The following links and accompanying text have been culled from the web to illuminate the situation in Bulgaria. .Many of the girls recruited are orphans or come from disadvantaged families, making them more vulnerable to the promises of traffickers offering them work abroad. .Young tourists visiting strip clubs and paying for sex.The discussion is about whether or not the attendance of the questioned respondents in strip clubs and them paying for sex is different from their behaviour at home (in Denmark if it goes about the amount of alcohol that is consumed, the use of Viagra.This is associated with heavier drinking both on holiday and at home (Hesse Tutenges, bauer sucht frau oberfranken 2010 the use of Viagra and the absence of using a condom while having sex.If we are talking about sex tourism in Sunny Beach we are not talking about sex tourism in the way of going to a country especially to have sex with local residents (especially children) there.The Department of Labors 2004 Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor.Child Prostitution Flourish in Bulgaria, Romania m (Sofia News Agency March 5, 2007 p?id77482 accessed Child prostitution in Bulgaria and Romania is on the rise, according to a research, published by unicef.Cite this webpage as: Patt, Prof.I dont really think about what.Furthermore, the Committee is concerned by the recent rise in child prostitution and the production and dissemination of pornographic materials involving children.
Many victims of child prostitution are ethnic Roma children.
Bulgarian citizens are also internally trafficked for sexual exploitation.
Dept of State Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, March 8, 2006 m accessed, children The MOI identified 398 children as "at risk" of being forced into prostitution during the first nine months of the year, compared to 510 in 2004.
All of the girls I spoke to were extremely friendly.