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Good Guy Bad Guy: To Close for Comfort?

Children as Preferred Sexual Objects Identifying Pedophiles Sexual exploitation is used to describe the sexual victimization of children, involving child pornography, child sex rings, and child prostitution. While offenders utilizing the services of a child prostitute may be either Situational…

11 myths about prostitution

11myths

Case histories for this study were selected from a sample of interviews of former prostitutes who began prostituting as juveniles and who were involved in two outreach programs, Paul & Lisa, Inc., and WHISPER. Both programs work primarily with female…

Why children run away

Youths entering their adolescent years face many transitions. Physical changes occur in conjunction with a striving for personal identity and autonomy. In the runaway, however, attempts to gain independence in a mature, self-sufficient manner fail. Despite the many reasons runaways…

Still Searching for Nikki

By Carol O’Hara “Nikki asked permission to cross the street to play with a friend. She never got there.” Mary Ann Campbell blinks back tears that well up easily as she talks of the December 27, 1991 kidnapping of her…

Operation Predator: Protecting Kids from Sex Crimes

By Jim Kouri, CPP September 27, 2005 The Department of Homeland Security’s US Immigration and Customs Enforcement created new milestones in Operation Predator, the Department’s ongoing campaign to combat child sexual predators worldwide. The advances include the signing of an…