SKorea’s secret: Runaway teen prostitution

South Korea is paying a high price for its rigorous education system - a major reason for its economic success - with teenagers increasingly turning to prostitution after fleeing home to escape academic pressure. An estimated 200,000 youths - at least 60 per cent female teenagers - roam the country's streets. About half have worked as underage prostitutes, according to the latest government figures. Full Story »

Posted by Dwight Rousu
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Subjects: World, U.S., Education, Community
Topics: South Korea, Youth
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Posted by: Posted by Dwight Rousu - Nov 8, 2012 - 12:35 AM PST
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Edited by: Dwight Rousu - Nov 8, 2012 - 12:37 AM PST

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