The State of Mississippi holds the dubious distinction of having the highest rate of teenage births in the United States 55 per 1, births compared to a national average of 34 per 1, Its most recent effort to curb these numbers is a controversial bill that requires the collection of umbilical cord blood for paternity testing in situations legislators say show red flags for abuse. This is supposed to discourage men from getting teen girls pregnant in the first place. That rate is especially sobering given that many of these teenagers are having sex with adults.
Paying Teens Not to Have Sex: What Mississippi Can Learn From Malawi
Prostitute TIffany Taylor, 16, 'offered sex to pay rent before she disappeared' | Daily Mail Online
By Australian Associated Press. Teen call girl Tiffany Taylor sent dozens of messages offering sex for cash in a desperate bid to pay her rent in the days before she disappeared, a court has been told. He has pleaded not guilty in the Brisbane Supreme Court to murdering the teenager after picking her up from a Logan motel. Prosecutor Philip McCarthy QC told the jury on Friday that in the three days before Tiffany went missing she sent and received hundreds of Oasis messages. I need to pay my rent and phone bill,' one message shown to the jury from the teen on July 10 reads.
17-year-old accused of trafficking teenage girl for sex in exchange for cash, drugs
For young women in Malawi, the possibility of contracting HIV is ever-present. A growing body of research supports one surprisingly effective solution: To help young women stay healthy, try giving them cash. Cash transfer programs have emerged as one of the most influential global development policies of the last few decades, with programs rolling out in countries from Mexico to Kenya to India to the United States. Research suggests giving poor people money outright really does work.
Is it illegal to date or marry someone only because they are famous, wealthy, or both? Are there unattractive people who have good looking dates or spouses only because they are famous or wealthy? Consensual sex is legal. This is hypocritical, illogical, and wasteful — and it needs to stop. Consider three beautiful young blonde women who had sexual relations with a much older man, not directly for cash, but for rooms in a well-known and luxurious mansion, for the privilege of getting their photos on the cover of a popular magazine, and for the fame bestowed by appearing on television.