Travellers directed towards Southern countries of the world, looking for sexual encounters with minors, are constantly increasing. The data collected by the World Tourism Organization show that there is a dramatic aspect in the growth of trips to countries like Cambodia and Nepal. Poverty and exclusion force girls to choose prostitution as the only possible alternative to a life of deprivation, with serious consequences for their health and their psycho-social development.
Kathmandu, the capital of the new maoist republic of Nepal , is become a hot destination for sex tourism in the world. Thamel, a famous tourist district of the city, is animated by about 280 massage centers, 50 dance bar, a large number of cabin and dhori restaurants, all local coverage in which girls and young women engaged in prostitution