New research demolishes the stereotype of the underage sex worker

A 2008 study debunking myths about child prostitution.  Three revelatory facts:

1. 45% of underage sex workers are male.

2. On average, they started hooking at age fifteen.

3.Only 10 percent were involved with a “market facilitator” (e.g., a pimp).

http://www.riverfronttimes.com/2011-11-03/news/commercial-sexual-exploitation-of-children-john-jay-college-ric-curtis-meredith-dank-underage-prostitution-sex-trafficking-minors/