Courting Controversy – Children Sexually Abused Through Prostitution – Are They Everybody’s Distant Relatives But Nobody’s Children?

12 Pages Posted: 1 Apr 2012

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David Barrett

Professor of Applied Social Studies and Dean Human Sciences

Margaret Melrose

Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Applied Social Studies

Date Written: March 29, 2012

Abstract

This article explores the economic and political forces that affect children who are sexually abused through prostitution. Further, it considers and examines issues relating to recent government guidance and protocols and how these are working in practice.

Keywords: family law, child law, sexual abuse, prostitution, government guidance

Suggested Citation

Barrett, David and Melrose, Margaret, Courting Controversy – Children Sexually Abused Through Prostitution – Are They Everybody’s Distant Relatives But Nobody’s Children? (March 29, 2012). Child and Family Law Quarterly, Vol. 15, No. 4, pp. 371-382, 2003, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2030895

David Barrett (Contact Author)

Professor of Applied Social Studies and Dean Human Sciences ( email )

Park Square
Luton
Bedfordshire LU1 3JU
United Kingdom

Margaret Melrose

Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Applied Social Studies ( email )

Park Square
Luton
Bedfordshire LU1 3JU
United Kingdom

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