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In pictures: Portraits of Nairobi's strippers

In pictures Portraits of Nairobis strippers
01/18
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A stripper poses in the club as she works. A survey by the Nairobi Chronicle reveals that a significant number of young women in Kenya earn a living by engaging in relationships with executives, diplomats, senior security officers and tourists.
In pictures Portraits of Nairobis strippers
02/18
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A stripper poses in the club as she works. A survey by the Nairobi Chronicle reveals that a significant number of young women in Kenya earn a living by engaging in relationships with executives, diplomats, senior security officers and tourists.
In pictures Portraits of Nairobis strippers
03/18
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A stripper changes clothes. Seven years ago, strip clubs were unheard of in downtown Nairobi now, patrons and managers estimate there to be 10 public strip clubs and 20 private clubs, or houses rented for private parties.
In pictures Portraits of Nairobis strippers
04/18
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Strippers dancing. A survey by the Nairobi Chronicle reveals that a significant number of young women in Kenya earn a living by engaging in relationships with executives, diplomats, senior security officers and tourists.
In pictures Portraits of Nairobis strippers
05/18
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A stripper poses in the club as she works. Many of the girls are highly educated college graduates who turn to stripping for lack of employment.
In pictures Portraits of Nairobis strippers
06/18
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A stripper dances in the club as she works. Many of the girls are highly educated college graduates who turn to stripping for lack of employment.
In pictures Portraits of Nairobis strippers
07/18
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A stripper poses in the club as she works. A survey by the Nairobi Chronicle reveals that a significant number of young women in Kenya earn a living by engaging in relationships with executives, diplomats, senior security officers and tourists.
In pictures Portraits of Nairobis strippers
08/18
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Strippers dancing. A survey by the Nairobi Chronicle reveals that a significant number of young women in Kenya earn a living by engaging in relationships with executives, diplomats, senior security officers and tourists.
In pictures Portraits of Nairobis strippers
09/18
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A stripper poses in the club where she works. Many of the girls are highly educated college graduates who turn to stripping for lack of employment.
In pictures Portraits of Nairobis strippers
10/18
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A stripper poses in the club where she works. A survey by the Nairobi Chronicle reveals that a significant number of young women in Kenya earn a living by engaging in relationships with executives, diplomats, senior security officers and tourists.
In pictures Portraits of Nairobis strippers
11/18
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A stripper poses in the club where she works. Many of the girls are highly educated college graduates who turn to stripping for lack of employment.
In pictures Portraits of Nairobis strippers
12/18
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A stripper poses in the club where she works. Many of the girls are highly educated college graduates who turn to stripping for lack of employment.
In pictures Portraits of Nairobis strippers
13/18
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A stripper poses in the club where she works. Many of the girls are highly educated college graduates who turn to stripping for lack of employment.
In pictures Portraits of Nairobis strippers
14/18
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A stripper poses in the club where she works. Many of the girls are highly educated college graduates who turn to stripping for lack of employment.
In pictures Portraits of Nairobis strippers
15/18
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A stripper poses in the club where she works. Many of the girls are highly educated college graduates who turn to stripping for lack of employment.
In pictures Portraits of Nairobis strippers
16/18
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A stripper poses in the club where she works. Many of the girls are highly educated college graduates who turn to stripping for lack of employment.
In pictures Portraits of Nairobis strippers
17/18
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A stripper poses in the club where she works. Many of the girls are highly educated college graduates who turn to stripping for lack of employment.
In pictures Portraits of Nairobis strippers
18/18
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A stripper poses in the club where she works. Many of the girls are highly educated college graduates who turn to stripping for lack of employment.
  • In pictures Portraits of Nairobis strippers
  • In pictures Portraits of Nairobis strippers
  • In pictures Portraits of Nairobis strippers
  • In pictures Portraits of Nairobis strippers
  • In pictures Portraits of Nairobis strippers
  • In pictures Portraits of Nairobis strippers
  • In pictures Portraits of Nairobis strippers
  • In pictures Portraits of Nairobis strippers
  • In pictures Portraits of Nairobis strippers
  • In pictures Portraits of Nairobis strippers
  • In pictures Portraits of Nairobis strippers
  • In pictures Portraits of Nairobis strippers
  • In pictures Portraits of Nairobis strippers
  • In pictures Portraits of Nairobis strippers
  • In pictures Portraits of Nairobis strippers
  • In pictures Portraits of Nairobis strippers
  • In pictures Portraits of Nairobis strippers
  • In pictures Portraits of Nairobis strippers
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Portraits of strippers who work the all-night circuit in Kenya. The sex industry in Kenya is playing a greater role in the economy as a lack of jobs pushes youths into the vice. 9th January 2012

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