The city of Nairobi, Kenya has for the last few years seen an increase in prostitution with a large number of women coming to the town to engage in the world’s oldest profession.
In the city, Koinange Street had been regarded by many as Nairobi’s red light street where commercial s3x workers operate mostly.
Of late, s3x workers have changed their tactics and have moved away from Koinange Street in Nairobi’s Central Business District (CBD).
One of The most affected estates in Nairobi are in the Eastlands which has raised concern to some of the residents who say the vice is eroding the moral fabric of their societies.
Here are the most affected areas in Nairobi with prostitution.
It is one of Nairobi’s most populous estates, and it’s also one of the major prostitution hubs in Nairobi.
These commercial s3x workers operate in their hundreds just outside the popular Nyama Villa club since This area around the club and is populated with several lodges which are used by the s3x workers and their clients.
This estate is popularly known for its large number of bars, wines and spirit joints, Umoja estate has also been flooded by commercial s3x workers who mostly operate around the famous bars in the area.
It is Nairobi’s growing business hubs the estate has seen an increase of s3x workers who have been brought near by the allure of easy money in the multicultural estate.
The location’s 12th street is notorious for prostitution in the estate, Eastleigh is also dotted with a big number of lodgings and guest rooms that charge as low as KSh 200 for a room.
It’s 3rd street, and 9th are also bases being used by commercial s3x workers mostly of Ethiopian and Eritrean descent.
It is considered as the home of prostitution in Nairobi city and is famous for having the cheapest s3x workers in the industry.
The prostitutes here are known for sitting outside their rooms on their trademark stools as they wait for customers.
Ngara, which enjoys close proximity to the Central Business District(CBD) of Nairobi has currently been hit hard by prostitutes who have populated the area with most of them aiming at university and college students who live in the hostels around this estate.
The estate has become famous for commercial s3x workers who originate outside the city from the nearby Machakos county and have rented bedsitters which they use as their work bases.
It was once the crime capital of Nairobi and is now a base for low-end prostitution in the city with commercial s3x workers in this estate competing with those from Majengo in providing cheap s3x to clients.