Dive back into your favorites as we round up all the best series returning to TV and streaming in See the full list. It's not too late to join in the conversation on the buzzworthy shows that IMDb users can't get enough of. Watch the video. Very Young Girls, whose title reflects the fact that in the United States the average age of entry into prostitution is just thirteen. The film takes us into the work of a former sexually exploited youth-turned-activist named Rachel Lloyd, who started the New York City organization GEMS Girls Educational and Mentoring Services to help victimized young women escape their pimps and find another way of life. We meet teen aged girls at different stages of this transition. Some have been so psychologically manipulated by their pimps that they feel compelled to return. Others have successfully broken with their pasts.
Follow our live coverage for the latest news on the coronavirus pandemic. A mother who sent photographs and video of her two naked daughters to their dance teacher has told an inquiry that she feared he would destroy their dancing prospects. From February , the woman's two daughters, who were as young as nine at the time, did up to 40 hours of dance classes a week, and Davies and the mother began sending online messages to each other. After her own aspirations to be a dancer never materialised, she said she felt excited for her daughters' futures. The woman wept as she told the hearing she sent the first inappropriate video of her daughter, who was 10 at the time, to Davies in Her eldest daughter was "only in a G-string, mucking around with a feather boa". What are you scared of? No-one is going to know'. The mother described that day as a turning point, after which Davies kept requesting videos and photos.
I n , the British photographer David Hamilton published Dreams of a Young Girl, a book full of soft-focus pictures of naked teenagers, with a text by the French writer and film-maker Alain Robbe-Grillet. Years later, questions were raised about whether the photographs constitute art or pornography. Then it explodes those images. In any case, as Pauwels suggests, putting year-olds on stage at a point in their lives when they are going through momentous physical and psychological change can also be seen as a wider metaphor for a world in a state of flux and uncertainty. The show arrives this week in a chaotic, post-referendum UK unsure of its place and how it might move forward.
Close Menu. Travelling or based outside United States? Video availability outside of United States varies. Sign in to see videos available to you. Critically acclaimed by the New York Times and Film Festivals around the world, Very Young Girls is an expose of human trafficking that follows thirteen and fourteen year old American girls as they are seduced, abused, and sold on New York's streets by pimps, and treated as adult criminals by police.