“Tanya Wald has seen it happen — the brazen recruitment of teenagers right outside of the doors of the youth shelter she runs in Grande Prairie” ~ Sunrise House, Grande Prairie.
Following the recent arrest and charge of a 56-year-old man in Grande Prairie, the issue of child luring and teen prostitution has been brought into the public eye. Many of us would prefer to believe that this is a big city problem, far from the reaches of our little city, unfortunately however, this is a real issue for Grande Prairie and we must come together as a community to find solutions and create awareness to ensure other youth are not victimized. The conversation begins with an article published by the CBC featuring interviews with Sunrise House and HIV North Society.
To view the full article please visit CBC’s website for: Teen Prostitution a Growing Concern in Grande Prairie.