Kenyan Parents Selling Children to Sex Tourists
Sex work, whether for adults or children, is seen as an acceptable means of earning a living in coastal Kenya. To parents and relatives, a child with a white tourist as a "girlfriend" or "boyfriend" is the fastest way to get the family out of poverty, writes Lilian Muendo for the Global Sisters Report.
Global Sisters Report, 1 March 2018
Along the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, leaving footprints on Kenya's white sandy beaches, aging white men and women stroll arm in arm with local girls and boys young enough to… Read more »
There are many cases of older white women marrying young boys in Mombasa due to thriving sex tourism in coastal Kenya.
VOA, 22 August 2017
Women and girls as young as 12 from Kenya's countryside are being forced into sex work to support families affected by prolonged drought. They have little or no education and… Read more »