Thursday, September 24, Columns Photogenic. Econ Biz insights Corporate. Thailand World. SOUTH Korean police have alerted Thai police to a crackdown on prostitution rings on Thursday that resulted in the arrest of 48 Thai women and five prostitution brokers.
United States military and prostitution in South Korea
Exposing ‘invisible’ male sex workers in South Korea
Locals call it the Monkey House. The decaying, three-story cement fortress sits among weeds in the wooded, hilly outskirts of Dongducheon, a Korean city of 96, that encircles Camp Casey, the closest U. For those who live in Dongducheon, however, the base and surrounding town hold a mixed and painful legacy. Between the end of the Korean War and the early s, more than one million Korean women were caught up in a state-controlled prostitution industry that was blessed at the highest levels by the U. They worked in special zones surrounding U. These camp towns were known to the Koreans as kijichon. The system was designed to strengthen the U.
Prostitution in South Korea
During and following the Korean War , the United States military used regulated prostitution services in South Korean military camptowns. Despite prostitution being illegal since , women in South Korea were the fundamental source of sex services for the U. Prostitutes servicing members of the U.
Metrics details. We investigated the prevalence of s STDs in FSWs in order to determine the factors associated with sexually transmitted infections in Korea. We assessed the associations between sexually transmitted infections and demographic and risk behaviour variables through logistic regression analysis. The risk probability of sexually transmitted infection was higher for those who drank alcohol often as well as those who had their first sexual experience at an early age.