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What I Learned by Being a Migrant Sex Worker (Part 2): Parrenas

Oct. 14 (Bloomberg) -- I spent nine months in Tokyo working as a hostess in a working-class club in one of the city’s many red-light districts, frequented by members of the yakuza, the Japanese crime syndicates. This type of place, in a seedy location, owned by a proprietor with a questionable background, was often assumed to be a site of forced prostitution.

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