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Each day brought a fight for food; each night a fight against predators who exploit the vulnerable. A baby in her arms and a toddler at her knee, Happy waits in the dusty street as we approach her shack. On our way here, a swarm of heroin addicts surrounded us in an alley, asking for money and offering us syringes. We passed men picking through a mountain of trash in a vacant lot.

Epstein case underscores the vulnerability of exploited girls

EXPLOITED: These are the ‘choices’ that lead girls into sex work

According to prosecutors, Epstein allegedly paid cash to dozens of girls in exchange for sexual services and, in at least one case, committed rape. Many Epstein victims , including one girl who wore braces when she first met the financier, were runaways, homeless or foster youth. The median age for entry into prostitution in the United States is 13 to 14 years old, according to the U. Justice Department.

These are the ‘choices’ that lead girls into sex work

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Empowerment , Gender-Based Violence. Warning: This story contains content that may be disturbing for some readers. It was after her parents abandoned her that she found herself alone and homeless.