Brazil: Childrens Sex Trade May Worsen During World Cup

Posted on June 4, 2014 • Filed under: Brazil, Crime, Human Rights Latin America, TRAVEL / Brazilian society is often accused of sexualising children. The Novina phenomenon, where internet videos and songs portray young girls as attainable, sexual objects, is strong in this region. Jessica Barbosa is from the British charity Action Aid, which has several projects running in the area. In these poor areas, children are particularly vulnerable to the attentions of men with money and promises. “It’s a situation that we think is going to be worse in the World Cup because we have men from outside,” she says. Read Article

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