Study: Girls Increasingly at Risk

Girls are getting into more trouble these days, that is the conclusion of a new report from the Girls' Coalition of Greater Boston. The group is releasing a study Friday that identifies some pressing problems for young women. According to the study there are twice as many girl delinquents compared with a decade ago, twelve times as many girls are exploited in teen prostitution since 2003 and girls have become more violent in recent years.

Kathryn Wheeler, executive director of the Girl's Coalition discusses the report's findings and its recommendations.

This program aired on January 27, 2006. The audio for this program is not available.


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