COVID-19: Exclusive: Students turn to sex work to survive

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Students in England turned to online sex work after effectively losing their jobs in the sectors most affected as a result of lockdown.

Statistics given exclusively to Sky News by Save the Student show that 10% would consider sex work in a financial emergency whereas the figure was 6% in 2019.

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