Prostitution has been labelled as one of the “oldest professions” in the world due to its ability to have spanned centuries and various generations.
Curiously, though labelled as a profession it literally does not need any form of skills or capital to start with. All it usually takes is a decision and determination to engage in it, and perhaps an introduction to a group of prostitutes.
So why do women go into prostitution? Last week YEN presented to you the reasons why Ghanaian men keep patronizing prostitutes and today, we present the top reasons Ghanaian women go into prostitution.
The adage the devil finds work for the poor clearly shows this. Poverty is the reason about 99% of prostitutes in Ghana would give as what drove them into the profession. Young ladies whose parents are incapable of taking care of them and their siblings, tend to go into prostitution so as to make ends meet and take care of their families.
2. Lack of other skills
Prostitution, though referred to a profession does not require any particular set of skills and makes it the easiest resort for women who have no other employable skills.
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