Skip to content. Female sex tourism: for love or money? In a series of stories, GlobalPost looks at the women of means who find "romance" on vacation from Jamaica to Jordan to West Africa. Two of the new seven wonders of the world are here. Christians, Muslims and Jews alike can visit hundreds of holy sites. The Red Sea offers some of the best diving in the world.
Prostitution in Jordan
Prostitution in Jordan - Wikipedia
Prostitution in Jordan is technically illegal,   but in practice, tolerated, with authorities turning a blind eye to the act. Red-light districts are rare in the country, although most cities have "cruising areas". Local residents have tried to stop prostitution in the area. In , in an attempt to limit the number of prostitutes in Jordan , Jordan's Ministry of Interior announced a special visa scheme for women aged 17—40 travelling alone from Ukraine, Estonia , Russia, Romania , Bulgaria , Moldova , Tunisia, Algeria , Morocco, Belarus , Uzbekistan and Armenia. Protests from the tourist industry resulted in the scheme being withdrawn. Jordan is known for sex tourism within the Middle East.
Sexuality in Jordan
Female sexual dysfunction FSD is defined as disorders of libido, arousal, and orgasm, as well as sexual pain, that leads to personal distress or interpersonal difficulties. Social aspects of FSD have been understudied. The aim of this study was to explore the social aspects of FSD and sexual attitudes of Jordanian women. Older age was associated with a decreased total FSD index and its domain scores. Women with obesity were more likely to have impaired arousability and impaired capability of reaching orgasm.