Tough economic conditions force sex workers to increase rates due to inflation
09 May 2015, 09:54
Accra – According to media reports sex workers have complained about tough times as a result of the falling economy, speaking to Classic news the commercial sex workers said that the tough economic conditions are having a negative impact on their sex trade in the Techiman Municipality.
Ghana Web reported that one of the sex workers said that since the incumbent president His Excellency John Mhamah her business has seen a slump. The ladies of the night also told the publication that they used to charge GHc5 for the short time, thus one round of sex including the brothel charges, is now charged GHc 7 per round since prices of every commodity have drastically increased including condoms.
According to Sources, special services or special style are determined by its price.
Meanwhile, a girl who wanted to remain unknown said that business was growing, but since the economic fall business has not been good this time, adding that she is even planning to put a stop to the business to go into another sector to make her ends meet.
She told a local radio station that her regular pastor customer who is the leader and founder of a known church in the Techiman Municipality has questioned her new prices GHc7; as a result he declined to pay for the services.
She added that the tough economic times in the country are driving away her customers.
According to her, they charge high prices in big cities such as Kumasi, Accra, Takoradi as well as Sunyani.
Most Sex workers in their 20’s
called on the authorities to provide more jobs in the country so that they can ould find jobs to replace what they called a hectic and romantic job on earth, adding that Pastors, Politicians, Imams as well as Business peoples patronage their services.
Furthermore the prostitute demanded that the authorities should let them practice freely as they were offering a vital service to the people of Ghana.
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- News 24