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Child Prostitution Big Tourist Draw

Child prostitution is rampant in Kenya and has become a major tourist attraction, says the representative for the U.N. Children’s Fund.

The trade is drawing men from Europe, America and the Middle East, Chrispin Wilson of UNICEF said in a speech delivered by his information officer Monday. He gave no statistics but said girls are the main victims.

“Girls are particularly vulnerable to being forced into prostitution under the existing societal and cultural pressure,” he said, blaming socio-economic problems, greed and immorality.

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