This is not about prostitution. This is about females and males of ANY AGE being forced to work (most likely in the sex trade) against their will.
Your correct in that it should be about this only.
Yesterday I was pondering the underage factor and realized my grandmother married my Grandfather when she was 14 and I'm 16 years younger than my mother.
so I might have some prejudices in this matter.
Its about Human Trafficking, its wrong and illegal the rest are cultural differences. Defined-Human trafficking is the illegal trade in human beings for the purposes of commercial sexual exploitation or forced labor: a modern-day form of slavery.
Jilco your words ? "While all areas containing high concentrations of human trafficking exploitation bars should be investigated, tourist areas should take precedence, with San Pedro, Ambergris Caye targeted as the number one offender in the country."
seems like a hand full was more the reality than your 'thousands a month' est.