Some Samburu villages, he says, claim they have been unable to defend themselves against cattle raids from neighbouring tribes because so many young men have migrated to the coast to become beach boys. In Kenya, more and more young women are using sugar daddies to fund a lifestyle worth posting on social media. But according to Crystal Simeoni, an expert on gender and economic policy, Kenyan society encourages sugar relationships in other ways too. A look at the Kenyan tabloids also suggests that women are at risk of violence from their sponsors. The sugar daddy has probably been around, in every society, for as long as the prostitute. Female high school quarterback throws TD on 1st pass in varsity game.
Grace, the aspiring singer struggling to put food on the table, has a slightly different perspective - to her the similarities with sex work are more apparent.
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But this year the Busara Centre for Behavioural Economics conducted a study for BBC Africa in which they questioned female university students between the ages of 18 and You can redownload your image for free at any time, in any size. Among Kenyan feminists, the rise of sponsor culture has provoked intense debate. One of those who has succeeded is Bridget Achieng, a woman from the sprawling Nairobi slum of Kibera, who worked as a domestic servant - a house girl - but who gained a social media following on the back of a sexy photoshoot, and then found her way on to the cast of Nairobi Diaries. Post was not sent - check your email addresses!