Photo Gallery Loverboys Control Schoolgirl Prostitutes

They are still children, only 12 or 13 years old. They fall in love for the first time, at the school gates or on Facebook, and wind up with a pimp. Parents and police are struggling against the hold so-called loverboys have over young girls, but often it's already too late.
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Amsterdam's red-light district. A growing phenomenon of young men luring schoolgirls into prostitution has shocked Dutch society.

Foto: PETER DEJONG/ ASSOCIATED PRESS