Waiting for clients on the street or soliciting money for sex services is also illegal, and that may include anything from a verbal offer to gestural insinuation, or even just eye contact. She found in sex work a means of providing for herself and her daughter in an environment where she did not speak the language. It is among these Tan-ka women, and especially under the protection of those "protected T;in-ka women, that private prostitution and the sale of girls for purposes of concubinage flourishes, being looked upon by them as their legitimate profession. Minnie Li, 30, works with a local NGO that supports sex workers rights.
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Many mainland girls advertise their services on websites where they put their pictures, contact numbers and service charges.
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The more this Ordinance was secret hook up the more of this buying and selling of human flesh went on at the very doors of Government offices.
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Scattered around the bar, there are women sitting on their own, sipping drinks and tapping their smartphones.
There are women in all - between five and eight on each floor.
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To attract attention, brothels were displaying large street number plates, and the area became known as "Big Number Brothels".
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Many make the move to Hong Kong, as they hear that they can earn much more.
Tanka women were ostracised from the Cantonese community, and were nicknamed "salt water girls " ham shui mui in Cantonese for their services as prostitutes to foreigners in Hong Kong.
Some are from Laos, in southeast Asia, others are Chinese or Russian.