In Afghanistan, sex work is illegal. Although the penal code does not specify the punishment for sex work, they risk a prison sentence if they get caught. “There’s a lack of understanding when it comes to sexual knowledge, especially among younger women. Men and women who sell sex operate out of friends’ houses, coffee shops and beauty parlours. She knows many male sex workers operate across Kabul as well, but says she hasn’t met any of them.
Source: The Guardian June 14, 2021 04:52 UTC