Mildred Ngesa, an ambassador for the global activist group Female Wave of Change, makes a similar argument. Phamotse eventually fled her abuser, with nothing to show for the relationship. That said, Keen has to take part in a brutally violent finale that finds Laura repeatedly slashing enemies to shreds with her claws. She says that her religious parents brought her up with traditional values, but she has made her own choices. Claudia may look like a girl, but she's very intelligent and unafraid of slaying others. But when I ask her about safe sex, this illusion quickly evaporates. Having made it to the top, though, they often begin to cultivate a different image - presenting themselves as independent, self-made businesswomen and encouraging Kenyan girls to work hard and stay in school.
Candice did not hesitate to get back at her haters and went on to express how she feels about having a belly.
‘I've the right to have a little tummy’
The show has launched several socialites out of Nairobi's slums and on to yachts off the coast of Malibu or the Mediterranean. She got good reviews, and Poison Ivy helped revitalize her career, but this is another example of a movie portraying "jailbait" as something stimulating. No-one really knows how many sugar relationships end in sexual abuse or physical harm. Grace, the aspiring singer struggling to put food on the table, has a slightly different perspective - to her the similarities with sex work are more apparent. But the gulf between them may not be so deep as it seems. Jackie Phamotse, a South African businesswoman who survived an abusive relationship with a "blesser", described her experiences in a tell-all book, Bare: But according to Crystal Simeoni, an expert on gender and economic policy, Kenyan society encourages sugar relationships in other ways too.