Women have been working to stop these crimes against girls for years. But until men stop providing the client base for child porn and child sex tourism and child brides, nothing will change. And millions more girls will be lost forever.
Heather Ryan, former manager of 34 beauty pageant clients (some of Toddlers & Tiaras fame) came out with a tell-all book, Unleashing a Momster: A Peek Behind the Curtain at the Tragic Life of America's Most Successful Child Pageant Star. She accurately describes it as a "Labor of Loath."
Do we care more when a male is the subject of exploitation? For example, viewers have been particularly outraged that Lil Poopy's shirt is lifted up by an older woman who grinds up against him while dancing. But this type of thing happens all the time with young female performers.
There is a new TLC hit show Here Comes Honey Boo Boo. WTF, TLC? Just when I thought TLC couldn't sink any lower, they have shown us that they can. In case you haven't heard of this show, let me enlighten you.