The Bahamas is a destination country for men and some women from Haiti and bahama Caribbean countries who are subjected to trafficking in personsspecifically forced laborand, to a lesser extent, women from Jamaica and other countries who are in forced prostitution. Haitian trafficking victims are most likely to migrate to The Bahamas voluntarily, but subsequently be subjected to forced labor in agriculture, domestic serviceor forced prostitution. Some employers coerce migrant workers — legal and illegal — to work longer hours, at prostitution pay, and in conditions not permitted under local labor law by changing the terms of employment contracts, withholding travel documents, refusing transportation back home, threatening to withdraw the employer-specific and employer-held permits, or threatening to have the employee deported through other means. Traffickers reportedly the Jamaican and other foreign women to the Bahamas with offers of employment in the tourism and entertainment fields and subject the women to forced prostitution after their arrival. The Ministry of Education is investigating allegations that some high school girls in Eleuthera may be involved in a prostitution ring. This report is the only indication that Bahamian citizens may be victims of human trafficking.
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The Tribune Jump to content. Besides those questioned to file this report, do you think that that is the total of individuals out of a job and seeking some means of making money?
Upvote 0. I bet you if you carry out this survey two weeks from now your s will have gone up tremendously.
Add photo. Due to social and cultural norms, the BUYDC said very often sex workers are stigmatised and discriminated against when seeking healthcare services which pushes them further underground and discourages them from going in to be tested to learn of their HIV status. Confirm password.
All rights reserved. As of Wednesday, July 31, The study, which was conducted by the Bahamas Urban Youth Development Centre, surveyed sex workers in Nassau and discovered that economics was the main reason for entering the trade. Weather Forecast.
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The majority — 85 per cent — said they would change their trade if they could find another job that paid the same amount as they now make on a weekly basis. Password Confirm password.
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Username I have an. According to the survey, 70 per cent of female sex workers entered the trade to buy food for their children and 90 per cent of all those surveyed gave paying household bills as a reason for participating in prostitution.
BUYDC might as well go out and tell a bunch of homeless and hungry individuals, "You know such and such food store back door cannot lock and its known that three homeless people does go in there for grocey. The organization found that the majority of the women were school dropouts, unskilled, unemployed and in many cases unemployable; consequently, they lack the ability to retain a job, due to the lack of employability skills, self efficacy and good decision making skills, which has resulted in them having to make a living on the streets.