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New Report Reveals How Food Instability Impacts Teens - CounterPoint
Approximately 6.8 million young adults between the ages of 10 and 17 are food-insecure, the report points out. Food insecurity is pushing many low-income teenage girls to exchange sex for food and other goods, the authors explain. Researchers from the Urban Institute and Feeding America surveyed 193 teenagers in 20 focus groups in ten different …