December 2013 Non-Fiction Lion Hudson

Highway to Hell: The Road Where Childhoods are Stolen Matt Roper

A child is sold for sex every ten miles on Brazil's BR-116 motorway. It has been described as the worst road in the world. The girls refer to the 2,700-mile motorway as the 'Highway to Hell'. Their childhoods are stolen there, and many are trapped in unimaginable abuse and violence. This is the story of the world's exploitation motorway, the girls, the truckers who use them - and the brave few seeking to change things