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The problems that models face have been brought to the limelight after one of the beauty queen Sheila Kanini decided to expose the sexual and financial exploits that they face in the industry.

In the spirit of opening up one model opened up about being raped by pageant organizers. The model from Embu county said that she was raped and when she went to report the incident the police brushed her off. She claimed that even the police labelled her as a  prostitute simply because she said she was a model.

The model said that organizers expect sexual favors if you would like your projects to push through.

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These sexual exploits do not spare under age models in the industry. A source disclosed to an online blogger that during an interview with parents magazine 12 year old children were being asked to do a strip tease during a shoot.

Parents magazines is considered to be among the magazines with the great reputation and for them to allow children as young as 12 years old to be sexually exploited is wrong.

 

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