Madagascar crisis forces girls into sex work

Economic hardships prompt girls to take desperate measures with some deciding to sell their bodies.

    The effects of a political crisis in Madagascar extend far beyond the government. The economy has been badly damaged and millions of people are going hungry.

    Social workers say more young women are selling their bodies in order to survive.

    Al Jazeera's Tania Page reports from Madagascar.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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