In her words: A sex worker's story

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One of the sex workers is a degree holder who says she was left with no choice, but to join sex work soon after she was retrenched from work due to COVID-19. The 34-year-old speaks to The Monitor staffer, Sharon Mathala about her journey.

The sex worker says she joined sex work beginning of last year. She had been living with her children in a one room house they had to downgrade to soon after she lost her job.

Desperate to make a living to feed her children she started with illegal transportation of commuters. She said the business was not sustainable as police fines piled up. She then decided to give sex work a try and on the first day she made P 1, 500.

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