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  • Love146 - The Making of a Girl Click here to view the video
    Produced with filmmaker Jillian Buckley, The Making of a Girl is an intimate journey of a hypothetical preteen girl as she faces a life of sexual exploitation. Rachel Lloyd, founder of Girls Educational and Mentoring Services, takes us through the trauma, pain and trauma of a largely unremarked upon current issue facing American youth- sex trafficking, abuse, and sexual exploitation. visit for more information
  • Shared Hope International - Demand Click here to view the video
  • UNICEF: Child sexual exploitation happens in the U.S., too Credit: UNICEF & The World Congress III against the Sexual Exploitation of Children, set for 25-28 November 2008 in Brazil, aims to promote international cooperation for more effective action on sexual exploitation. Here is one in a series of related stories. NEW YORK, USA, 20 November 2008 Child sexual exploitation has long been a known evil in developing countries where the combination of tourism and poverty make for a lucrative business. But at least 300,000 children and adolescents are prostituted every year in the United States, according to a University of Pennsylvania study. An estimated 2,200 of them are in New York City. Girls Education and Mentoring Services (GEMS) is the only non-profit organization in New York State serving domestically trafficked and commercially exploited girls.The Harlem-based centre is a safe haven; a place where young women exiting abusive relationships of sexual exploitation can find shelter, comfort and empowerment. To read the full story, visit: