Even though it is widely practiced, prostitution is illegal in the Philippines.
Male homosexuals and child prostitutes who created Asia’s reputation for sex tourism are concentrated in major metropolitan cities. When Chinese merchants started trading with the inhabitants of the archipelago in 960 C.
When the American troops liberated the Philippines from Japanese imperialism in October 1945, many American soldiers left illegitimate Amerasian children behind.
The mothers of these children and their Amerasian children were social outcasts.
You would not get this impression by visiting one of the better known red light districts.
Local tend to use community-, neighborhood- and town- based brotherl and sex workers. Some are girls from rural areas who were fooled by illegal recruiters …