With low airfares and high youth unemployment/poverty in places with nice beaches, sex tourism is not inevitable but likely.
On a darker note, a 2006 UNICEF report stated that up to 15,000 underage girls (12 to 18 years old) in Kenya's coastal provinces trade casual sex for tourist cash with some regularity. Malindi (above) and Mombasa are reputed to be the leading destinations for child sex tourism in East Africa. Click on "Read More"
Meanwhile, Senegal, like the Caribbean, can testify to the welcome growth in gender equality in the west. A town called Saly, on the Atlantic coast, is the country's epicentre for female sex tourism.
The balance of power between a prostitute and his/her customer is already uneven; this takes it to ridiculous levels.
Vid posted by Peter Murimi and Channel 4
UNICEF - Report reveals Kenyan child sex industry of ‘horrific’ magnitude
Soldarity with Women in Distress - Kenya
Code of conduct for the protection of children from sexual exploitation in travel and tourism