Sex worker

By IndepthAfrica
In News
Sep 24th, 2013
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Lagos with its cosmopolitan nature can best be described as ” The Saddom and Gomorah” of Nigeria, everything and anything is possible in Lagos. This article by PM News is an eye opener and a must read for our young girls, we must save our generation from total annihilation. Homosexuality and lesbiani...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 26th, 2012
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Chi Mgbako This year’s New York State legislative session recently ended, and by failing to vote on and pass the “no condoms as evidence of prostitution” bill, lawmakers missed an opportunity to be national and global leaders in ensuring that counterproductive policing and prosecuting of sex workers ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 19th, 2012
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Joyce J Wangui In the recent past, sex workers have borne the wrath of police and Nairobi City Council officials who harass them and interfere with their work. Ironically, only women are arrested whenever they are found plying the age-old trade while their male clients go scot free. The marking of In...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 15th, 2012
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A highly sex-hungry man who collapsed and died while having sex with a prostitute was killed by “sexual sweetness” in Malawi, a police spokesperson said. Reports from Malawi alleged that Fletcher Jere picked the hooker from the Ndirande suburb of the capital, Blantyre, ‘to quench hi...
By IndepthAfrica
In Featured 2
May 4th, 2012
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In 2007, 23-year-old Cheryl was working in a hospital in southern Nigeria. A patient’s brother told her that she could make more money in a European hospital if she went with him. Upon arriving in Italy, she quickly learned that she had been tricked into sex work. “It was very dangerous. The fi...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 6th, 2012
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Nairobi – A group of masked male and female prostitutes marched the streets of the Kenyan capital Nairobi on Tuesday, demanding the legalisation of their trade. Under red umbrellas and in red T-shirts, the protesters bore masks saying: “sex workers rights are human rights,” and R...
By benim
In East Africa
Nov 14th, 2011
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Blantyre – About 14 Malawians sex workers arrested by police and forced to undergo HIV tests two years ago have sued the government for “unfair action and violating their privacy”, a high court official told AFP on Sunday. The prostitutes, who all tested positive, filed for a judici...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Mar 28th, 2011
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Pretoria – A Pretoria businessman who was strangled and his half-naked body dumped in the veld after he visited a prostitute, did not deserve to die the way he did, the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria found on Monday. Judge Vivian Tlhapi sentenced Pretoria north men Dumisane Shabangu, 37, ...
By benim
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Mar 4th, 2011
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Sex workers from around the province marched to the premier’s office on Thursday and handed over a memorandum demanding the decriminalisation of sex work, because they say the current laws keep them oppressed and stigmatised. Thursday marked International Sex Worker Rights Day and members of associat...
By benim
In East Africa
Dec 27th, 2010
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Nairobi — Imagine a client walking up to a sex worker in Nairobi or Kampala and asking for their tax records — in addition to other “work” history — and when entirely satisfied, proceeds to work out a contract. Outlandish in East Africa? Perhaps, but this could soon be on the ...