Prostitution in Korea

Government Report: Korea Ranked #1 for Sex with Minors in Southeast Asia

Underage Vietnamese prostitutes working in Phnom Penh, Cambodia (Source)

Underage Vietnamese prostitutes waiting for customers in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. (Source)

The Debate on Prostitutes in Korea and Abroad

The courts are gearing up for a look at the Korean prostitution law. It's a $13 billion a year industry and needs to be addressed.

The courts are gearing up for a look at Korea’s 2004 Special Law on Prostitution. It’s a $13 billion a year industry and needs to be addressed. (photo)

Dirty Deeds on Texas Street

I've been a bad blogger, and I apologize sincerely for the complete lack of updates on this site since I got to South Korea. I've been busy, it's true, but sadly it's not been the kind of busy that makes for particularly interesting travel tales. I've been drinking and living on a tiny budget; going on dates; making new friends; and finding my feet in a Korea that isn't exactly as I'd left it. But my first pay check is just around the corner and my life is finally finding a bit of stability, so expect them to come thick and fast from here on in.

What IS the Age of Consent in South Korea?

Considering the abysmal state of sex education in Korea, part and parcel of a society reluctant to admit that teenagers have sex or even sexuality, then the notion that it’s only thirteen sounds simply absurd.

Korean Sociological Image #18: Sexualizing Caucasian Women

Sexist Korean advertisment caucasian women(Source: Busan Metro, 02/09/09)

An image that simply begs commentary. But what is noteworthy about it exactly?

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