Three cases of child prostitution reported in 2 months

A poster against child abuse.

A case of a child being subjected to prostitution was investigated by the Gender Ministry last month.

Gender Ministry statistics have shown that three such cases were reported and investigated in the last two months.

The Ministry attended a total of 174 cases in November. 75 of these cases involved child abuse and 23 of these cases involved neglection of responsibilities.

21 cases of physical abuse and 20 cases of sexual abuse as well as five cases psychological abuse were also attended by the Ministry in November.

The number of reported cases was lower than the number of cases in October, which saw 240 cases. 122 of the cases in October involved child abuse.