Million escorts? I don’t think so!
Some of escort girls who work in Chippendale don’t get much sleep.
“I’m terrified all the time,” she tells me in the bathroom of her glitzy reception. “I’m terrified that someone is going to come in and rape me in this bathroom. “Even though I’m just a receptionist, even though I’m 21 years old, I am. I’m scared of it all the time. “I just tell myself: ‘You’re a good person and you shouldn’t have to feel this way. I shouldn’t have to feel this way.’ “But I still do. Because it’s my job. I’m here to make everyone happy. “It would be a different story if it was my bedroom.
But I feel like I am no different from an working girl. I want it to stop. “When I first started in escort business, it was all legal, everything was fine. “Then everything changed. The police took over and the clients just got more and more desperate, so did the prostitutes. “I wish I could just quit, but I can’t.”
Men can buy as many escorts as they want from escort agencies in the UK, but pimps have been banned. Most of the sex workers working in the area around London’s Charing Cross and the Strand are under 21. It is part of a bigger trend for young girls and boys to become escorts London. The journey to this work is usually triggered by the fact that sex education is non-existent in schools. Once they find out, they know they can make more money in London than in their home towns. Some girls do well with London escorts agency, often working alone or as part of a brothel. “All of us want to finish school,” explains Karen. “We don’t want to do this forever.
We want a normal job. “But what we want is not offered to us. We don’t get paid maternity leave. We can’t just go on holiday whenever we want. We don’t get anything. “If I leave, I’ll never see my family again. That’s why I can’t leave. I’ve got family here. My mum’s up and down here with me at the moment. “This is my home.”