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Responding to Sexual Offending pp Cite as. Academic discussions about sexual offending do not exist in a vacuum. As part of this wider context, the proliferation of the global sex trade has significant implications for how sexual offending is understood and regulated both domestically and transnationally. Unable to display preview.

Sex Offending and Sex Tourism: Problems, Policy and Challenges

Child sex tourists do 'dirty business' with impunity in Dominican Republic | Reuters

Central Data Catalog. Jacqueline Sanchez Taylor. The Dominican Republic's history is scarred by the legacy of colonial mismanagement, plantation slavery and foreign intervention, a legacy which continues to impede the country's economic growth see Ferguson, These factors, combined with pressure from world financial institutions such as the International Monetary Fund IMF , have forced the Dominican Republic to look to tourism for economic salvation. Foreign owned companies, including the German owned LTI, have invested heavily in the Dominican Republic taking advantage of the generous incentives given by the Dominican Government including a ten year exemption on income tax, corporate and local tax, as well as duty free imports of goods not locally available. Some 1,, tourists now visit the Dominican Republic annually, many of them taking cheap, all inclusive package holidays provided by foreign owned travel conglomerates.

Sex Trade Flourishes in Dominican Republic

About the project. There is no law that explicitly prohibits or legalizes prostitution in the Dominican Republic, a country that has developed lavish resorts along its beautiful beaches. But as the country's popularity as a tourist destination grows, so does its sex tourism, according to the U. The Center for Integral Orientation and Investigation, a non-governmental organization for sexual and reproductive health in the Dominican Republic, estimates there are almost , sex workers in this country of 10 million. While sex work is most prevalent in large cities and tourist areas, according to researchers at Johns Hopkins and COIN, many sex workers like Odalis have local clients.
Prostitution in the Dominican Republic is legal, but related activities such as brothel -keeping or pimping are illegal. The Dominican Republic has gained a reputation of being a major destination for international sex tourism , [2] [7] although the activity is mostly concentrated in poor coastal towns especially Las Terrenas , Cabarete , Sosua , and Boca Chica , where women have less economic opportunities than in larger towns and cities of the country. Underage prostitution is a problem, particularly in some urban areas within coastal towns, [12] [13] but there has been a decrease in child prostitution since , with the increase in policing and the decrease in corruption. However, the percentage among sex workers is estimated to be much higher, ranging from 2.