She was eventually trafficked to Malaysia where she was forced to take drugs and forced to service 20 customers a day Visayan Forum Foundation has established in 2002 that most of the children and young women trafficked to Manila from rural areas in search of work were assured jobs as domestic workers, but in a significant number of cases end up in the sex trade.Pagsanjan began to attract an increasing number of child molesters.In 2005, the Philippine Information Agency reported documented cases of children as young as 10 years old forced into prostitution in Davao.Davao provinces, along with the Caraga region, have become the favorites of child traffickers posing as tourists.By the late 1990s, UNICEF estimated that there are 60,000 child prostitutes in the Philippines, describing Angeles City brothels as "notorious" for offering sex with children.
Hundreds of computers sets have been seized, including sex toys and other gadgets used in the cybersex operations mostly maintained by foreigners.
In 2010, an estimated 60,000 to 100,000 children in the Philippines were involved in prostitution rings, according to Minette Rimando, a spokeswoman for the U.
N.'S International Labour Organization's Manila office. The Philippines is ranked under Tier 2 Watch List in the 2009 Trafficking in Persons Report of the United States (US) State Department due to the Philippine government’s alleged failure to show evidence of progress in convicting trafficking offenders, particularly those responsible for labor trafficking.
Angeles Mayor Francis Nepomuceno has acknowledged the problem.
“We admit having HIV cases and that prostitution may be flourishing". The RHWC treated 1,421 cases in 2005, 2,516 cases in 2006 and 6,229 cases in 2007. In 2010, CNN ran an article about a 15-year-old who began working in prostitution in a bar in the notorious fields ave, Angeles City because she needed money to support her baby.