Sexual encounters in central african republic
Prostitution in the Central African Republic is legal and commonplace. Punishment is a fine and up to one year in prison, or 5 years if the case involves a minor. Human trafficking and Child prostitution is a problem in the country. Some of the full-time prostitutes visit hotels, bars and nightclubs looking for wealthy clients, especially French men. They are known as "pupulenge" dragonflies or "gba moundjou" look at the white. Those who work in the poorer neighbourhoods are known as "kata".