ERIC Number: ED220753
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Apr-20
Reference Count: N/A
Sexual Exploitation of Children--A Problem of Unknown Magnitude. Report to the Chairman, Subcommittee on Select Education, House Committee on Education and Labor.
Ahart, Gregory J.
This report contains the results of an extensive literature search by the General Accounting Office (GAO) on the subject of teenage prostitution and child pornography and federal, state and local efforts to deal with the problem. Also included are results of a survey of police departments and mayors' offices of the 22 largest U.S. cities and all 50 states. The materials deal with what is known about the extent of teenage prostitution and child pornography, characteristics of these victims of sexual exploitation, and subsequent effects. The report describes services and shelters available to these children and discusses current federal and state research projects. The appendices include proposed solutions and a selected bibliography on teenage prostitution and child pornography. (JAC)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Child Abuse, Children, Crisis Intervention, Delinquent Behavior, Delivery Systems, Federal Programs, Literature Reviews, Program Descriptions, Sexuality, Social Services, Victims of Crime, Youth Problems
U.S. General Accounting Office, Document Handling and Information Services Facility, P.O. Box 6015, Gaithersburg, MD 20760.
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: General Accounting Office, Washington, DC. Div. of Human Resources.