A Group Of Women Who Were Sexually Exploited As Teenagers Want Their Prostitution Convictions Wiped

A group of women who were forced into prostitution as teenagers have launched a landmark legal case to have their criminal convictions struck off.

The claim is being brought by three women and is supported by the evidence of several others, who all have criminal convictions arising from soliciting and loitering offences.

The women were all groomed and forced into prostitution as teenagers, which left them trapped in a cycle of abuse and exploitation for years to come.

Fiona Broadfoot, one of the three women bringing the case, was still a child when she was forced to work as a prostitute, repeatedly raped, and then criminalised when she came to the attention of police.

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