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Can girls be this rotten?

Three Ottawa teenage girls have been found guilty of drugging, beating and forcing other teens to have sex for money. A judge has called the pimping ring a vile enterprise. More shocking perhaps is that there is no one behind the scenes, just teens against teens.


Open lines with Shelley Brown, director of the Gender and Crime Lab at Carleton University.


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