Number of Children Working as Prostitutes in Brazil

The child prostitution industry in Brazil is filled with 250,000 children, according to UNICEF.

According to a report by the BBC, a 13 year old girl states that customers pay $5.50 for sex. The girl said that the money is given to her mother, who uses the cash to buy a rock of crack.

Source: Chris Rogers, “Brazil’s sex tourism boom,” BBC News, July 30, 2010.

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