The Sexes: Male and Female

> In Nigeria, a new union representing some 20,000 professionals has asked the government for protection against unfair competition from amateurs. The union speaks for those "ladies of the twilight" whose business has been hurt lately by some 10,000 part-time prostitutes. Inflation has caused the influx of amateurs; as a result of soaring prices (in both cash and cattle) for brides, Nigerian men are delaying marriage, and girls who might otherwise have been supported by husbands now take to the streets when they need money. Although prostitution is illegal in Nigeria, leaders...

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