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The Single Dude's Guide to Buenos Aires, Argentina - The Single Dude's Guide to Life & Travel™
Female victims and children are brought to the country from across South America — Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay and Peru — as well as from the Caribbean. Argentine women and children are also trafficked in their own country. All the victims run a serious risk of being sold into sexual slavery or into forced labor, such as in sweatshops or on farms. Women have a much higher chance of ending up in prostitution rings than men do. Argentina, a wealthy country in South America that is also a popular tourist spot globally, is not known as a symbol of outward depravity for women and girls. Women and girls who end up being trafficked in Argentina go to the country often lured on false pretenses for jobs.
Voting is compulsory for Argentinean citizens between the ages of 18 and 70 years El Mundo 25 Oct. This information is corroborated by David Hanson, a professor of sociology at the Potsdam campus of the State University of New York and expert on alcohol consumption, who stated on his personal Website that the minimum drinking age in Argentina is 18 years According to an Interpol report on sexual offence laws against children in Argentina, which is based upon information submitted to the organization by the Argentinean government, the age of consent for sexual activity is 15 years n. The member added that there are no laws pertaining specifically to the age of consent for homosexual sexual activity ibid.
Population Mobility and Infectious Disease moves beyond traditional behavioral and demographic theories of disease diffusion to focus on larger issues of social ecology and public health. With depth rarely seen in the international literature, it explores the complex and varied roles of mobile, transient, and displaced populations in the worldwide spread of airborne, waterborne, and sexually transmitted infections. The book argues that while biomedical events cause disease, social forces such as poverty and marginalization magnify them by giving them new opportunities to take hold. Population mobility—either voluntary or forced—brings contact between populations with different disease prevalence rates; outbreaks in turn are compounded by inequalities in access to medical care. From Katrina to Darfur, and from influenza to AIDS, an expert panel of health and social scientists bring the socioeconomic context of epidemics into clear focus: Historical perspectives on migration, development, and epidemics; Social resources and health barriers among migrant groups; The role of mobile labor populations e.