Movie Q&A


This format utilizes the critically acclaimed documentary Very Young Girls as the backdrop for a probing and insightful discussion about CSEC. After viewing the film, audience members will have the opportunity to ask questions, react to themes raised in the film, and respond to questions raised by the facilitators. The following are commonly discussed topics:

  • Stereotypes about girls involved in the commercial sex industry
  • Relationship between child sexual abuse and commercial sexual exploitation of children
  • Contradictions between laws that protect girls from sexual abuse/exploitation and those that criminalize these underage girls
  • Specific types of services commercially sexually exploited youth require