In fact, there are 77 countries that have completely legalized it and 11 that have limited prostitution but still allow it. Some places, like the United Stateshave made it illegal with a few exceptions. Many countries have cut down on prostitution in a roundabout way by confining it to red light districts or by making it extremely difficult for sex workers to actually get clients.
Malika Saada Saar is the executive director of Rights4Girlsa human rights organization working to eradicate child sex trafficking in the United States. The views expressed are the writer's own. It's a powerful documentary.
Child Prostitution. The Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children. In this market-oriented economy, private individuals and business firms make most of the decisions, and the federal and state governments buy needed goods and services predominantly in the private marketplace.
Police in Los Angeles are trying a radical new approach to tackle the epidemic of child prostitution. Vice officers in America's second largest city say treating teenagers as victims rather than criminals gives them the best chance of rebuilding their lives away from the streets. Sky News joined LA vice squad's small human trafficking unit in an undercover operation on "the tracks" in south central Los Angeles. They offered help and counselling to young women working as prostitutes.
View the discussion thread. She is the founder and president of Children of the Night and has rescued over 10, children from prostitution—that is more children than all of the other sex trafficking organizations combined. Diplomats come from all over the world to observe Lee's ground-breaking work at the Children of the Night home.
Life on the streets is brutal for U. Agencies that help them say the problem persists in Los Angeles and other American cities. Our correspondent spoke with two teenagers who are turning their lives around at a charity called Children of the Night.
Runaways, throwaways, sexual assault victims, and neglected children can be recruited into a violent life of forced prostitution. Child sex trafficking refers to the recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, obtaining, patronizing, or soliciting of a minor for the purpose of a commercial sex act. Offenders of this crime who are commonly referred to as traffickers, or pimps, target vulnerable children and gain control over them using a variety of manipulative methods.
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Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. It's one thing for adults to debate decriminalizing prostitution. It is entirely another to promote it as a fulfilling career choice to young girls.