Child prostitution

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Child prostitution is prostitution involving a child, and it is a form of commercial sexual exploitation of children.wikipedia
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Prostitution

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Child prostitution is prostitution involving a child, and it is a form of commercial sexual exploitation of children.
Some view prostitution as a form of exploitation of or violence against women, and children, that helps to create a supply of victims for human trafficking.

Commercial sexual exploitation of children

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Child prostitution is prostitution involving a child, and it is a form of commercial sexual exploitation of children.
Commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC) is a commercial transaction that involves the sexual exploitation of a child, such as the prostitution of children, child pornography, and the (often related) sale and trafficking of children.

Child sex tourism

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Some people travel to foreign countries to engage in child sex tourism.
Child sex tourism (CST) is tourism for the purpose of engaging in the prostitution of children, which is commercially facilitated child sexual abuse.

Child pornography

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Prostitution of children is commonly associated with child pornography, and they often overlap.
The prepubescent pornography is viewed and collected by pedophiles for a variety of purposes, ranging from private sexual uses, trading with other pedophiles, preparing children for sexual abuse as part of the process known as "child grooming", or enticement leading to entrapment for sexual exploitation such as production of new child pornography or child prostitution.

Age of consent

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The term normally refers to prostitution of a minor, or person under the legal age of consent.
Early feminists of the Social Purity movement, such as Josephine Butler and others, instrumental in securing the repeal of the Contagious Diseases Acts, began to turn towards the problem of child prostitution by the end of the 1870s.

Optional Protocol on the Sale of Children, Child Prostitution and Child Pornography

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All member countries of the United Nations have committed to prohibiting child prostitution, either under the Convention on the Rights of the Child or the [[Optional Protocol on the Sale of Children, Child Prostitution and Child Pornography]].
The Optional Protocol on the Sale of Children, Child Prostitution and Child Pornography is a protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child and requires parties to prohibit the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography.

Sexual slavery

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Trafficking for sexual slavery accounts for 79% of cases, with the majority of victims being female, of which an estimated 20% are children.
This includes forced labor, reducing a person to a servile status (including forced marriage) and sex trafficking persons, such as the sexual trafficking of children.

Forced prostitution

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The FBI established "Innocence Lost", a new department working to free children from prostitution, in response to the strong public reaction across the country to the news of Operation Stormy Nights, in which 23 minors were released from forced prostitution.
While the legality of adult prostitution varies between jurisdictions, the prostitution of children is illegal nearly everywhere in the world.

Convention on the Rights of the Child

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All member countries of the United Nations have committed to prohibiting child prostitution, either under the Convention on the Rights of the Child or the [[Optional Protocol on the Sale of Children, Child Prostitution and Child Pornography]].
The First Optional Protocol restricts the involvement of children in military conflicts, and the [[Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Sale of Children, Child Prostitution and Child Pornography|Second Optional Protocol]] prohibits the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography.

Operation Stormy Nights

The FBI established "Innocence Lost", a new department working to free children from prostitution, in response to the strong public reaction across the country to the news of Operation Stormy Nights, in which 23 minors were released from forced prostitution.
The operation was undertaken in 2004 and resulted in the release of 23 girls from child prostitution.

Child labour

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It excludes other identifiable manifestations of CSEC, such as commercial sexual exploitation through child marriage, domestic child labor, and the trafficking of children for sexual purposes.

Prostitution in Bangladesh

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In Bangladesh, child prostitutes are known to take the drug Oradexon, an over-the-counter steroid, usually used by farmers to fatten cattle, to make child prostitutes look larger and older.
Various provisions of different laws prohibit child prostitution, forced prostitution, solicitation and the keeping of unlicensed brothels.

The Demons of Eden

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In 2005, Lydia Cacho, a Mexican journalist, exposed several Mexican politicians and businessmen in the book The Demons of Eden for having a large role in a child sex slavery and prostitution ring.
The Demons of Eden: The Power that Protects Child Pornography is a book by the Mexican journalist Lydia Cacho that analyzed the problem of child pornography and child prostitution.

Street children

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The 2001 documentary film Children Underground documents the plight of Romanian street children, in particular their struggles with malnutrition, sexual exploitation, and substance abuse.

The Maiden Tribute of Modern Babylon

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In July 1885, William Thomas Stead, editor of The Pall Mall Gazette, published "The Maiden Tribute of Modern Babylon", four articles describing an extensive underground sex trafficking ring that reportedly sold children to adults.
"The Maiden Tribute of Modern Babylon" was a series of highly controversial newspaper articles on child prostitution that appeared in The Pall Mall Gazette in July 1885.

The Pall Mall Gazette

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In July 1885, William Thomas Stead, editor of The Pall Mall Gazette, published "The Maiden Tribute of Modern Babylon", four articles describing an extensive underground sex trafficking ring that reportedly sold children to adults.
William Thomas Stead's editorship from 1883 to 1889 saw the paper cover such subjects as child prostitution; their campaign helped get the government to increase the age of consent from 13 to 16 in 1885.

W. T. Stead

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In July 1885, William Thomas Stead, editor of The Pall Mall Gazette, published "The Maiden Tribute of Modern Babylon", four articles describing an extensive underground sex trafficking ring that reportedly sold children to adults.
In 1885, in the wake of Josephine Butler's fight for the repeal of the Contagious Diseases Acts, Stead entered upon a crusade against child prostitution by publishing a series of four articles entitled "The Maiden Tribute of Modern Babylon".

Eliza Armstrong case

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Stead's reports focused on a 13-year-old girl, Eliza Armstrong, who was sold for £5 (the equivalent of around £500 in 2012), then taken to a midwife to have her virginity verified.
Stead set up a "Special and Secret Committee of Inquiry" to investigate child prostitution, which included Josephine Butler, as well as representatives of the London Committee for the Suppression of the Traffic in British Girls for the Purposes of Continental Prostitution (of which Scott was the chairman) and the Salvation Army.

Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention

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The Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention, 1999, (Convention No 182) of the International Labour Organization (ILO) describes it as the "use, procuring or offering of a child for prostitution".

Devadasi

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Parents in India sometimes dedicated their female children to the Hindu temples, where they became "devadasis".

Prostitution in Sweden

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Street children in Sweden, especially boys from Morocco, are vulnerable to child sex trafficking and forced criminality.

Minor (law)

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The term normally refers to prostitution of a minor, or person under the legal age of consent. The FBI established "Innocence Lost", a new department working to free children from prostitution, in response to the strong public reaction across the country to the news of Operation Stormy Nights, in which 23 minors were released from forced prostitution.

Sex trafficking

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In July 1885, William Thomas Stead, editor of The Pall Mall Gazette, published "The Maiden Tribute of Modern Babylon", four articles describing an extensive underground sex trafficking ring that reportedly sold children to adults. Child prostitution usually manifests in the form of sex trafficking, in which a child is kidnapped or tricked into becoming involved in the sex trade, or survival sex, in which the child engages in sexual activities to procure basic essentials such as food and shelter.

Kidnapping

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Child prostitution usually manifests in the form of sex trafficking, in which a child is kidnapped or tricked into becoming involved in the sex trade, or survival sex, in which the child engages in sexual activities to procure basic essentials such as food and shelter.