A former music teacher has been jailed for five years for plotting to sexually abuse young girls in the Philippines. James Alexander, 42, was caught after sending money to known facilitators who live-streamed child sexual abuse from Illigan City. Leeds Crown Court heard he asked for images of girls aged nine and six "posing in a certain way" and asked what the youngest "would do with him". Alexander, of Beeston Road, Beeston, Leeds, admitted arranging the commission of a child sex offence, three counts of attempting to cause a girl under 13 to engage in sexual activity, and one count of making indecent images of a child. In addition to his sentence, he was given a five-year sexual harm prevention order banning foreign travel, and was made to sign the sex offenders register for life. Alexander was arrested on 30 June at Manchester Airport as he flew into the UK from Thailand where he had lived since
Sex on the menu for Pogo workers in the Philippines
Sex and the Filipino adolescent
Popular online chat apps are used to prostitute women to Chinese workers in the online gaming industry as seen in these screenshots of secret group conversations. The rise of this kind of operation that prostitutes foreign and Filipino women came with the proliferation of Philippine offshore gaming operators Pogos , which are run by and cater mostly to Chinese nationals, a top National Bureau of Investigation official told a Senate hearing on Tuesday Jan NBI deputy director Vicente de Guzman said the sexual services could only be booked online and tend to target only Chinese nationals, mostly Pogo workers. Sen Risa Hontiveros, who opened the hearing on reported prostitution for Pogo workers, said the issue gave rise to the question of whether the economic benefits from online gambling operations hosted by the country were worth the social costs. Presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo said law enforcement agencies, led by the Philippine National Police, would investigate and stop these prostitution rings. Hontiveros presented screenshots of chat group conversations in the Chinese language on online platforms, such as WeChat and Telegram, where various sexual services from Chinese, Russian or Korean women were offered using some code words to avoid detection from authorities.
Sexuality in the Philippines
In order to achieve a change among teens' sexual behavior, an important step is to improve our knowledge about their opinions concerning relationships, love and sexuality. A questionnaire including topics on relationships, love and sexuality was distributed to a target population of 4, Filipino students from third year high school to third year college. Participants were obtained through multi-stage sampling of clusters of universities and schools. This paper concentrates on teens aged 13 to Students reported that they obtained information about love and sexuality mainly from friends.
Sexuality in the Philippines encompasses sexual behavior , sexual practices, and sexual activities exhibited by men and women of the Philippines past and the present. It covers courtship strategies for attracting partners for physical and emotional intimacy , sexual contact, sexual reproduction , building a family, and other forms of individual interactions or interpersonal relationships, as set and dictated by their culture and tradition, religion , beliefs, values and moral convictions, psychology , foreign influences, and other related factors. Although Westernization and globalization have influenced Filipinos who live in the metropolitan areas, the overall culture remains quite conservative in its sexual values. There are provisions and policies in the constitution of the Philippines which promulgates that the sexual act should happen only within the framework of married life between a man and woman, because this personal human expression is solidly connected to the family unit and to society as a whole.