Oakland, Calif. Youth Radio is an independent producer. For more than six months, the organization has been investigating child sex trafficking in Oakland, Calif. In this two-part report, it pieces together what life is like for girls who are forced into prostitution — and how law enforcement continues to criminalize girls the state legally defines as sexually exploited victims. Last month, the FBI announced the results of Operation Cross Country V , a city investigation that led to the rescue of 69 children who were being victimized through prostitution. More than people, including 99 pimps, were arrested. According to the FBI, more than , children are sold for sex in the U. In a two-part series, Youth Radio takes a look at the problem of child prostitution in the U. Today, two young women who recently escaped what's called "the game" share their stories.
The Alameda County sheriffs Sexual Offenders Tracking Unit has been putting the heat on prostitutes in recent weeks in an effort to target pimps and women doing business in unincorporated communities. As the unit attempts to crack down on the problem, it has come across a troubling trend: More than ever, detectives are finding teenage girls — some as young as 13 — on the streets selling their bodies for profit. Some of the girls have been taken into custody while strolling along Mission Boulevard, while others are being pimped by men who advertise the girls services on popular Web sites such as craigslist. I cant say that its totally new, because weve had juveniles involved in prostitution as far back as I can remember, said Sgt. The increase is whats new — this sudden trend for more and more teens to become involved in this type of activity. Were really just touching the tip of the iceberg here.
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P rostitutes walk certain locations at night. There's a line of them in the industrial area. In something backless with thigh-high stockings. You can beep your horn to pick one up. Let's party," you'll shout. Use your joystick to move the camera on the game, to get a good angle. When you're done you leave her there, run the car forward next to her, then reverse, backing over her. You can get out of the car and beat her.
By Minyvonne Burke For Dailymail. Netflix 's new mini-series Baby is causing outrage for seemingly glamorizing sex trafficking and teenage prostitution. The video-streaming service is planning to release an eight-part drama loosely based on the 'Baby Squillo' teen prostitution scandal that rocked an affluent Rome neighborhood five years ago.