We are going to define compensated dating and describe the seriousness of compensated dating in Hong Kong.
Next will be the reasons of the presence of compensated dating.
We will then introduce of our centre Teenager Supporting Centre and our project team.
After that, it will be our coming activities and promotions, estimated budget and the benefit of this project.
What is compensated dating?
At first, compensated dating involved dating an older man for money and schoolgirls regarded it as a part-time job.
Now, it is not just simply dating but selling sex for money which we call prostitution.
Not only girls sell sex for money but boys also get involved.
Compensated dating, is viewed as the easiest and fastest way to earn money.
It becomes a youth subculture.
What is the seriousness of compensated dating in Hong Kong?
According to The China Post, a third of HK teens would consider selling sex for money.
There were 18 and 72 recorded compensated dating cases in 2008 and 2009 respectively according to The Society for Truth and Light.
The great increase of cases from 2008 to 2009 reveals the number of compensated dating participants will grow continuously.
In April of 2008, a girl who involved in compensated dating was murdered.
Wow, this job is so dangerous!
Why there were more teenagers participate in compensated dating?
We can think of different aspects. Sex education is not enough in school. People nowadays are material-oriented and lack of correct values. Also, teenagers have little sense of crisis to go out with strangers. It is difficult for parents and teachers to detect a compensated girl or boy and hence less counseling can be provided.
Teenager Supporting Centre is now willing to provide any support in reducing the seriousness of compensated dating in Hong Kong.
It is a government organization.
It aims to help teenagers participate in community affairs and seek positive goals in life and meaning. It concerns...