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An alarming trend: Teenage prostitution booming in France

More and more minors are selling sex online. Ads show teenage girls in suggestive poses, emphasising their youth.
More and more minors are selling sex online. Ads show teenage girls in suggestive poses, emphasising their youth. © France 3
By: FRANCE 3 | Naomi LLOYD
6 min

Earlier this month the French police dismantled a large prostitution network operating in the Paris region. Among the women being pimped out were many minors. This came as no surprise to authorities: teenage prostitution is booming, with an estimated 6,000 to 10,000 young women selling their bodies across the country. Our France 3 colleagues Laurence Nahon, Fabienne Blévis and Géraldine Hallot report - with Naomi Lloyd.

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A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett.

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