Rusin, Islamist Watch Blog, Feb 28, www. University College London investigators "identified 17 court prosecutions since14 of them ptostitution the past three years, involving the on-street grooming of girls aged 11 to 16 by groups of men," the Daily Mail summarizes. Of those, 50 were Muslim and a majority were members of the British Pakistani community.
The teenager's lucrative career ended after a teacher found shielxs bag at school and found condoms, lubricant and details of the agency she worked for. The school, in South Shieldscontacted police who took the teenager home and the property was searched.
Michele Elliott, from Kidscape, said: "Child prostitution is a hidden problem that nobody wants to talk about. As a result, he was jailed for three months but not before the government eten the Criminal Law Amendment Act ofwhich raised the age of consent to 16 and which Stead's expose was credited with inspiring.
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Schoolgirls lured into prostitution, warns MP Hannah Wooderson, 24dash. He warned the problem was being made worse by the use of the "sophisticated techniques" and new technology.
soutn He said young men were initially targeting girls at school and acting as their boyfriends before passing them on to older men who would become their pimps. The MP said he knew of cases in his Huddersfield constituency where girls first met young men, perhaps driving "flash cars" outside school who made the initial contact.
They then took them out and introduced them to drink and drugs before embarking on a sexual relationship.
The girl would believe they were with their first boyfriend but before long, older men would then take over, forcing them to have sex and selling them to others. The disclosure raises further questions about the failure of Haringey council shiields take Baby P into care. Care experts say routine background checks on the family would have uncovered the history of abuse in the family and should have raised serious and immediate concerns.
Their Slovakian victim had cried in the dock as zhields described spending nearly a year-and-a-half working as a prostitute after being lured to Britain at the age of 16 with the promise of a job in a pub. She told of being sold on from owner to owner, raped by one who was never identified, beaten and threatened. Millar, brusselsjournal.
Such girls are typically not the out-of-control youths lacking parental guidance, such as we might assume. They are merely teenagers, easily manipulated and easily controlled by ruthless, older men.
According to Jane, who talked on Panorama about being forced into prostitution at the age of 13 Helping children turn life around Paul McMillan, Evening Chronicle, Dec 10 www. Scarpa opened its doors in Xhields and hopes to have made contact with 40 young runaways and 15 young people who have been sexually exploited in its first six months. National police campaign to target sex trafficking Matthew Weaver and agencies, The Guardian, 3 October www.
Last year Pentameter rescued 88 women and girls, including some as young as 14, who had been forced into the sex industry.