Prostitution in Sri Lanka

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Prostitution in Sri Lanka is not legal, and soliciting and running brothels is under the vagrants ordinance and the brothels ordinance.[1] It is also illegal to procure and traffic persons for prostitution. Prostitution has not become as severe a problem in Sri Lanka as in some neighboring countries.[2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jayawardena, Hemamal (2007). A Study of Sex workers in Sri Lanka; An Example of Using Public Health Methodologies in Behavioral Research. Newton, MA: Zeilan Press, USA. ISBN 978-0979362408. 
  2. ^ "Country Report on Human Rights Practices in Sri Lanka". State.gov. 2008-03-11. Retrieved 2010-03-31. 
  3. ^ "Sex tourists prey on Sri Lanka's children: Beach resorts are hunting-grounds for European child abusers and pornographic video makers. Tim McGirk reports from Colombo". Independent (London). 1994-01-19. Retrieved 2012-04-10. 
  4. ^ "UN targets Lanka child sex trade". BBC. 2006-07-20. Retrieved 2012-04-10. 
  5. ^ "Sri Lanka to eliminate child sex tourism". Shanghai Daily. Retrieved 2012-04-10. 
  6. ^ "Child sex tourism spreading in Asia". CNN. Retrieved 2012-04-10. 
  7. ^ "Child exploitation not new to stricken region". CNN. 2005-01-05. Retrieved 2012-04-10. 
  8. ^ "40,000 child prostitutes in Sri Lanka, says Child Rights Group". Tamil Eelam. Retrieved 2012-04-10. 
  9. ^ "Sri Lanka: hotbed for sexual exploitation of children". Tamil Eelam. Retrieved 2012-04-10. 

Bibliography[edit]

A Study of Sex workers in Sri Lanka; An Example of Using Public Health Methodologies in Behavioral Research, Zeilan Press, USA (2007) – ISBN 978-0979362408