Prostitutionthe escort of engaging in relatively indiscriminate sexual activity, nigeria general with someone who is not a spouse or a friend, in nigeria for immediate payment in money or other valuables. Prostitutes may be female or male or transgenderand escort may entail heterosexual or homosexual activity, but historically most prostitutes have been women and most clients men. Perceptions of prostitution are based on culturally determined values that differ between societies. In some societies, prostitutes have been viewed as members of a recognized profession; in others they have been shunnedreviled, and punished with stoning, imprisonment, and death.
A two-dimensional approach was adopted in considering the attitude to prostitution.
Abstract Nigeria has a large of adolescents living and making a living on the streets. Coping mechanisms include endurance, self-medication, seeking medical attention, and adaptation.
The effects of prostitution are psychological reactions, psychosocial damage, and the political implication, which damages the image of the nation. This article considers the different forms of adolescent prostitutes: those in brothels, street walkers, call girls, and casual, part-time, or floating prostitutes, as well as the trafficking of adolescent girls across nigeria borders. Approaches to combat adolescent prostitution in Nigeria include legislative steps, governmental efforts, escort making, awareness programs, and the efforts of nongovernmental organizations, community conscientization, and societal measures.
The causes of adolescent prostitution in Nigeria are largely economic, sociological, and socioeconomic factors.
Nigeria has a large of adolescents living and making a living on the streets. This has been attributed to economic factors and exposure to all forms of risks. The result is the proliferation of prostitution among the adolescents with its attendant problems.