Magda and Natalia smoke cigarettes sitting languidly on bare mattresses.
Parliament is libertine 18 ans presently debating a bill that proposes between 10 and 20 years' imprisonment and fines ranging from 100 000 leva to 300 000 leva for "any person who induces or forces another person to use narcotic drugs or equivalents for the purpose of prostitution.Persons committing these acts out of "self-interested motives" will face three to 10 years in jail and a fine from 10 000 to 25 000 leva.Yesterday a British mum of four told how her Turkish holiday turned into a nightmare when she was stripped and dragged down a road in a brutal sex assault.A small group of people are standing nearby- two feminine boys aged about 18 who gave me a suspicious look, and a girl of about.This way Donate Youve reached the end of the article, but your Cafébabel adventure has just begun!The lodgings a mid-sized room with a hall is located in a central area of the.In each one of the many pictures she is posing with a different man."Any person who induces another person to become a prostitute or procures persons for indecent assault or copulation and any person who systematically provides premises to various persons for sexual intercourse or indecent assault" will face two to eight years in jail and a fine.Bulgaria is an EU-member state, so there is no need to obtain special documents.
Young adults (between the ages of 16 and 30, with an average of 20) from all over the world travel to Bulgaria to spend their vacation in Sunny Beach and because of the increasing number of tourists the rates of sex tourism are also increasing.
It does not confine itself to seedy ghettos or ads in phone boxes, nor is it organized into a "red light area" as it is in Amsterdam and Hamburg.
And he has a wife and children!
The visitor is introduced to the girls and takes his pick.
Prostitutes live in an uneasy limbo, vulnerable to abuse.
Overcharging can amount to hundreds of pounds and victims have been threatened with violence if they dont pay.
Magda is harsh in herself and frequently calls herself and other sex workers stupid.A 2006 poll carried out by the Bulgarian Centre for Gender Studies suggests that the lack of cash and job alternatives is the leading motive for girls who take up prostitution.Local men also use the girls' services, "older men who have been married a longtime, who maybe don't get much sex at home stop and use.I was so disgusted by him, Magda confesses, after we sit in the café.After that, I knew that these young ladies were prostitutes, not local girls on a shopping trip to Varna.