Costa Rica is a country of destination, transit, and origin for trafficking in women and children. Women and girls are trafficked to Costa Rica from Bolivia, Bulgaria, China, Colombia, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, the Philippines, Romania, Russia, Thailand, and parts of the Middle East and Africa. Costa Rica is a major tourist destination for men from North America, Europe, Asia and South America seeking sex holidays.
The Protection Project (2008). Costa Rica. 6 p.