Prostitution is not a labor-intensive, low-skill, women, and high-Paying job, but also a general phenomenon in the world. Prostitution is a kind of behavior that cannot be accepted by people, because it represents degrade and objectify women, violate and does not respect for other people’s body, and even a behavior that against human moral and culture.
The fact that many prostitutes had already selected in this industry, women believe that they choose to be prostitutes because there is no other choice, and social structure have long been the choice for them. What they have done for this industry is indeed caused harm to women. Prostitution has long been known as the oldest profession, and has been talk, praise, debate, and denial.
Due to specific local social, culture, economic, political background factors, prostitution in Costa Rica, and Cuba is very popular. In addition, the corruption of governments and official is very serious, resulting of wages from the work of local people cannot pay for living, therefore, the only way to survive is prostitution. As a result, prostitution evolved in- to a special culture in these two countries.
This thesis will focus on the prostitution in Costa Rica and Cuba, consequently, particular social, cultural factors, and impact of crimes derived from prostitution in Costa Rica and Cuba will be presented and analyzed in detail.