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Economy and Society: February 5, 2012

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Approximately 5,000 out of 15,000 people engaged in prostitution in Israel are teenagers, according to data released by the youth advocacy organization Elem, which helps youth at risk, and the Ministry of Welfare.  According to estimates, at least 90% of those engaged in prostitution are controlled by pimps.  The prostitutes enter the profession as minors, with an average age similar to that of their contemporaries in the rest of the World: 12-14.


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February 5th, 2012 at 6:21 pm

Economy and Society: November 28, 2011

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Data presented to the Knesset by Elem – Youth in Distress shows that the number of teenagers involved in prostitution has grown five-fold over the past year.

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November 28th, 2011 at 12:54 pm