Madagascar: Girls selling sex to pay for school

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Social workers in the capital of Madagascar, Antananarivo, are noting a worrying rise in prostitution.

The Indian Ocean island remains mired in a political crisis. It began more than two years ago and has had a knock-on effect on the economy.

Unemployment and poverty has forced many women to work on the streets as prostitutes, and now schoolgirls are reportedly selling their bodies for sex between classes to support their families and to pay for the ever increasing cost of education.

Hanna McNeish reports from Antananarivo for the BBC's Network Africa programme.

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