Prostitution in Brazil is legal, in terms of exchanging sex for money, as there are no laws forbidding adults from being professional sex workers,  but it is illegal to operate a brothel or to employ sex workers in any other way. Exploitation of child and teenagers through prostitution in Brazil is widespread and a serious problem. Brazil is considered to have the worst levels of child sex trafficking after Thailand , with an estimated , children involved. NGOs and officials report some police officers ignore the exploitation of children in sex trafficking, patronize brothels, and rob and assault women in prostitution, impeding identification of sex trafficking victims. The government of Brazil was working stringently to clamp down on child prostitution. Prostitution itself exchanging sex for money in Brazil is legal, as there are no laws forbidding adult sex work,  but it is illegal to operate a brothel or to employ sex workers in any other way.
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