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Madagascar: The prostitution of girls aged between 11 and 22 years in Tananarive concerned organizations fighting




Madagascar: The prostitution of girls aged between 11 and 22 years in Tananarive concerned organizations fighting
According to a study in January 2013 for two weeks by the French association ECPAT located in Madagascar since 2004, which brings together organizations working together to eradicate prostitution and child pornography, prostitution in Tananarive affecting more and more young Malagasy girls.
 
1237 girls aged 11 to 22 years have confessed to be engage in prostitution, including 1,132 minors and 105 adults and began to sell their bodies before the age of 18.
14.8% of these young girls, who prostitutes in the street day and night, were just 15 years.
 
31.7% of girls in prostitution have a college level education, 28.7% had only learned the basics of primary school, 21.1% did not follow normal schooling and 15.5% are high school students.
 
The vast majority of young prostitutes confess to live this way for purely financial reasons, as stated in the newspaper La Gazette de Madagascar.



Antso Rajaona


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