Sex workers protest Covid-19 curfew

Sex workers in Zomba on Wednesday protested against the  Covid-19 curfew, saying this is affecting the old profession.

Sex workers: Curfew affecting

Government has put in place strict Covid-19 preventive measures in a bid to curb the terrifying spikes of Covid-19.

The sex workers  stormed Zomba City Council offices to tell the government to immediately lift the curfew.

They said bars must be let to open beyond 8pm.

According to the groups representative, Gladys James, the order to close bars and drinking joints at 8pm infringes on their economic right to earn a living.

She says most of their clients mostly patronise drinking joints at night, when they hook up with the sex workers.

“We normally make around K15,000 a night but, because of the Covid-19 restrictions,  things are tough now. We appeal to government officials to consider our concerns,” James said.

However, city officials turned back the sex workers, demanding that they (the sex workers) put their concerns in writing.

Leader of Opposition in Parliament Kondwani Nankhumwa  while commending President Lazarus Chakwera for taking bold steps in his new strategy to fight the pandemic, said government should provide safety nets to the most vulnerable and affected people.

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Hule kukoma
1 month ago

Mahule apa Malawi sadziwa kutsatsa Malonda. Just put your WhatsApp number here and indicate which town you are. We shall hunt for you and give you business. Simple. Or just create a whatsapp group yamahule and circulate in so many groups. We can get you there. We need you prostitute women badly coz akazathu kuumira shadada too much.

Trump
Trump
1 month ago

Sell online, Put up your phone numbers and your photos too

NABETHA
NABETHA
1 month ago

This is the time for the church and those who care about women welfare to step in and address the issue. Covid 19 has come to reset our lives.I hear that the gov. has Covid 19 funds, a portion of which can be given to support their basic needs. Some of these may be single mothers with little mouths to feed. As you all knoe our men are well known for damping their women and children for greener pastures not knowing that the grass will need to be watered still!

Charles
Charles
1 month ago

Stupid prostitutes! Home reckers! STD carriers and transmitters! How are they going to implement the covid 19 safety measures when with their men? Any social distance? Masks on? Any sanitizing? And they ply their shameful ‘trade’ tax-free! Government should not listen to these lazy idiots who only know how to allow men between their thighs, always lying down! Shame to you!

No no no
No no no
1 month ago

Face it,Lots of our brothers pay for sex. Some are shy people, some like things their wives can’t, some are crippped. Sex trade is the oldest trade in the world, it’s a service. It should be legalised, same as alcohol.we cannot judge these people as judgement is only for Lord. Open up, let these women make a living. They have been protecting themselves from aids for years am sure they can protect themselves from Covid.

Bongani Victor Muwamba
Bongani Victor Muwamba
1 month ago

This will help to abolish public sexual activities that happening in our beautiful warm heart of Africa (Malawi),let those women involved such activities find something to do in their life by now than selling their bodies and transmitting sexual diseases

Olira
Olira
1 month ago

kkkkkkkk malawian at its best

Chisale
Chisale
1 month ago

Ask each one of them, the storyline is the same, they lost both parents when they were young and they had to do prostitution to provide school fees for their siblings. What a lot of rubbish!

Ngulukira
Ngulukira
1 month ago
Reply to  Chisale

You have made my day

BigMan
BigMan
1 month ago

Please ask them for alternative measures that they will adhere to whilst practicing their art. Are clients fully masked with N95 and a shield. Is there sanitizing and handwashing before and after the transaction? How will they maintain the 1 meter social distancing?

APM and Zameer in K145 million Scam

Minimum wage is now K50,000. Go and find any type of worker and earn this money which is tax free. You call yourselves sex workers, whom do you work for? You are simply sex sellers to libidinous men. You meet too many people and can easily spread Covid-19. Wait until the vaccine comes to Malawi.

Jesta
Jesta
1 month ago

yes 50,000 tax free and no jobs kkkk

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