An exploration of behaviors and lifestyles that are acceptable in some cultures but forbidden, illegal or reviled in others.
Premiered: September 30, 2002
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How young is too young? When is it too soon to lose your childhood innocence?
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Around the globe, girls begin having sex at different ages and for different reasons. In Cambodia, the Kreung people encourage the sexual independence of their daughters by building separate huts for them to sleep in. In these "love huts," the girls meet with boys for social interaction and sex with the hope of finding a good husband. In Australia, Carina has conceived at 13 years of age. Whether ready or not for the responsibility of becoming a mother, more and more teens in Australia are having sex at a young age. However, in Mississippi, Camille and Emily are taking part in a purity ball, where daughters pledge their sexual purity to their fathers and in return receive purity rings.
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