"We set out to try and understand why it took a privileged country, like Japan, so long to come to this conclusion and also to see if the change in their law had made any real difference on the ground." The programme, Stacey Dooley investigates: Young Sex For Sale In Japan is available from Tuesday, February 28, on BBC Three.gave it that name after a single incident in 1991, after which it spread like wildfire.
In the latest installment of Stacey Dooley Investigates, the London-born presenter travelled to the Phillippines to film the documentary Mums Selling Their Kids For Money.
In harrowing scenes from the episode two women who have several children between them - some as young as five years old - are seen accepting money in exchange for access to the youngsters.
Photos and essays detail the building of this collector’s model rifle, valued at over $100,000, which has made its way through the hands of the world’s most renowned artisan gunmakers, and from the walnut orchard in Australia where the wood was harvested for the stock to the checkering cradle in Montana; from the steel mill in Michigan to the engraver’s vise in Arizona — where it now sits waiting for final customization.
The book includes photos by award winning firearms photographer Ron Toews and descriptive narrative from many of the contributing artisans.
While the opening credits say "based on true events", Thayer did not exist.
Writer and director Regina Crosby based Teenage Dirtbag on her experience in high school, Coeur d'Alene (where the high school scenes were actually filmed), and not on any one instance.
Stacey, who has spent a decade making films for BBC Three, spends time with an undercover Homeland agent named 'Mike'.
Mike has made contact with the women by creating a fake persona, and to gather the evidence he needed he asked the women what they would allow their children do.
In her latest documentary for BBC Three, Stacey also met women who sexually abuse their own children on webcams.