More women are turning to prostitution to survive, according to a new study on Teesside. Some are directly exchanging sex for daily essentials such as accommodation and food, or in some cases alcohol and drugs.
Jessie Joe Jacobs, from the charity A Way Out in Stockton, joined Pam Royle in the studio. She said the most disturbing element of the report was the number of women who have been sexually exploited for almost their whole lives, which can take years to escape.
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