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istory of Abuse Seen in Many Girls in Juvenile System from The New York Times, 07/09/2015

Thursday, July 09, 2015

As many as 80 percent of the girls in some states’ juvenile justice systems have a history of sexual or physical abuse, according to a report released Thursday. The report, a rare examination of their plight, recommends that girls who have been sexually trafficked no longer be arrested on prostitution charges.

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