Due to the economic stagnation in Ghana, commercial sex workers from Adansi-Obuasi in Ashanti region are pleading with the government to legalise their trade in other to enable them operate freely. The unpleasant prostitutes who only operates in fear while running their trade with clients says the need for legalizing prostitution will enable them work in the morning, afternoon and evening without being harassed by security personnel.
Speaking in an interview with Shaft FM, Mama Sweet, a representative of the Adansi-Obuasi sex workers said:
‘We want government to legalise prostitution by giving us licenses to operate, so that we can work morning, afternoon and evening. Some of us were introduced into prostitution by our friends due to lack of financial support from family members.’