All of them -- from the year-old to the year-old, many of them girls and women of color -- are on my mind here in the Dominican Republic. It breaks my heart and sunders my soul to observe the sex workers here, to see young girls and women the same age as my nieces wooing white male tourists for sex in order to eat, to have a roof overhead or beds to sleep in, to care for a sick family member, to survive. A selfish part of me wishes I didn't know what I know, and wishes for blissful ignorance of the activity around me. This is me being selfish. Selfish and
Sex Tourism Encounters in the Dominican Republic: Reflections as a White Man of Privilege
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Under green and blue strobe lights, the dusty dance floor quickly fills with fifteen couples as a popular bachata song by Romeo Santos queues up. It is a weeknight at La Bodega, an open-air night club in the heart of Las Terrenas, a resort town on the northeastern coast of the Dominican Republic. To the untrained eye, the energy on this dance floor would appear to be nothing more than an organic gathering, one of the few places in the small Dominican seaside town where tourists and Dominicans can be found in equal numbers. But everything is not as it seems: nearly all the Dominican women here are sex workers. Cookies are important to the proper functioning of a website.
As you may know, Punta Cana Dominican Republic is the largest Caribbean resort destination in the world. There are more all-inclusive resorts in Punta Cana than anywhere else in the Caribbean. Despite what others may tell you Boca Chica and Sosua are the places… Punta Cana is also a great place for the singles. People who come to Punta Cana as couples or as a family will have a totally different experience than someone going single and staying at an all inclusive alone, even at the same hotel. On the other hand, if the purpose of your trip is specifically a sex vacation then getting a condo is probably the way to go.
An American man has been sentenced to 17 years in prison after pleading guilty to traveling to the Dominican Republic to prey on underage girls. At the time, one girl was 13 and the other was The case highlighted the little-reported subjects of underage sex trafficking and sex tourism in the Dominican Republic, which prosecutes few such cases. There are 25, to 35, prostitutes in the country, an estimated 60 percent of whom entered the sex industry as minors, according to a study conducted by the International Labour Organization , a United Nations agency.