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ERIC Number: ED230827
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: N/A
Teenage Prostitution and Child Pornography. Hearings before the Subcommittee on Select Education of the Committee on Education and Labor. House of Representatives, Ninety-Seventh Congress, Second Session (April 23 and June 24, 1982).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
This document contains the transcript of hearings on teenage prostitution and child pornography. The first day of the hearings focuses on the testimony of six witnesses who are experts in dealing with and combatting sexual abuse of children. Their remarks to the committee are transcribed and copies of their prepared statements are provided including testimony concerning reports of programs, discussions of particular cases of exploitation, discussions of legal issues, and details about the extent of the problem. Testimony from witnesses on the second day of the hearings includes a detailed presentation of the General Accounting Office (GAO) report, focusing on the unknown extent of teenage prostitution and child pornography, characteristics of sexually exploited children, and services for sexually exploited children. Testimony of six additional witnesses is presented which includes medical and psychological considerations, a report of research on the use of children in pornography, specific examples of sexual exploitation of children, and a brief discussion of funding priorities. (AG)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.