An estimated 20 percent of teenage prostitutes in Poland provide sexual services to receive designer clothes and other luxury items as payments.
The average age girls enters prostitution in Poland is 15.
Across the entire country, the US State Department reports that there are between 18,000 to 20,000 women working in the sex trade.
Source: Dan Bilefsky, “Dark Film on Teenagers Echoes From Mall to Church,” New York Times, March 4, 2010.
Source: United States Department of State, “2009 Human Rights Report: Poland”, March 11, 2010.