Christchurch sex workers: Life on Manchester St

Sep 27, 2020 ignadvgt

first_imgStuff 4 April 2015No little girl dreams of this dressing room. Anna hunches on the concrete beam scratching around in her bag for her high heel boots.The ground is a mat of shingle and damp dirt.Even the weeds have given up trying to grow in this dank corner of Christchurch’s red light district. A digger tyre serves as Anna’s vanity table. On it rests a sparkly card holder full of condoms.It is bitter July night in Christchurch – the kind of cold that eats through each layer of clothing. But instead of putting clothes on, Anna is taking them off.She is a prostitute on Manchester St.She shivers, but it is barely noticeable from her hands that are shaking, because Anna, 25, is dependent on alcohol.“We all put on a show on how we can do this,” she says. “But yeah, it’s hard.”

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