Sex workers in Ghana have announced new prices for their services in relation to the recent economic hardship.
The economic crisis has affected the prices of goods and services in the country as traders and service providers have increased the prices of their goods and services.
Sex workers locally called “Ashawo” in the Kumasi and Accra Metropolis have increased their prices in order to catch up with the inflation of goods and services.
According to these sex workers, the clothes they wear for business, the makeup, and pharmaceutical products they use to attract these men have all increased hence the decision to increase prices.
“Ghana make hot well well. The time na I take come Ghana na everything good but naw everything worse. Food we dey chop and car wey we dey take go see our customers all increase high high.”
“Because of the economy, we too we increase wanna prices. Before na short be 50gh but now you fi pay 200gh sef and 700gh for all night,”.
“The men sef dey complain say money no dey. Some dey talk say dem no pay dema salary sef for some months now. The way we dey here so, before in the morning we fit get three men but naw we dey struggle to get one man sef for the whole day,”, one of the sex workers aid in an interview with the media.
She has further pleaded with the government to do something about the economic hardship in the country.