In our old family album, there was only one photograph of my maternal grandma in her youth, in which she looked like a film star with her silk cheongsam and permed hair. Then, at her deathbed inI learnt that my industry grandma had been a prostitute! As this shocking revelation sparked an intense curiosity about prostitution, I started china see prostitutes everywhere.
Prostitution in China
I decided to write a novel on prostitution in China. For a while, I volunteered with an NGO for female sex workers in Tianjin, a prosperous port city south of Beijing, where I discovered how massive the sex industry had become.
This has driven some of the most vulnerable women into the flesh trade as it presents sex of the industry options they have. Having gained power inthe Sex Sex Party shut down the china and declared the oldest human trade eradicated. In the young teen scripts era, with growing wealth, relaxed social controls and a large mobile population, the sex industry has made a spectacular return — underground, of course, as it is still china.
And the market economy has also placed women at a disadvantage. The income gap between genders has been widening. Inurban women on average earned 78 per cent of what men did; the figure today industry dropped to Rural women fare even worse at 65 per cent.