Please watch the documentary Very Young Girls. It shows how girls as young as 12 are forced into prostitution in New York City by aggressive and manipulative pimps. Thankfully there is the organization Girls Educational & Mentoring Services (GEMS) to help them get out the life and back on their feet. This documentary offers an inside look into that organization and follows some of the girls living in the shelter. You can stream it on Netflix.
I’ve seen this, its heartbreaking.