Millions of US Teens Live in Poverty

National research estimates that 6.8 million young people ages 10 to 17 live in food-insecure households. The Urban Institute interviewed 193 teenagers in poor areas because teen problems are often overlooked by policymakers focused on children five and younger. In 13 out of 20 focus groups, the teens reported sexual exploitation.

 

http://www.truthdig.com/eartotheground/item/how_can_wealthy_elites_sleep_at_night_american_teens_selling_sex_20160912

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