Netflix accused of glamourising child sex trafficking with new drama

 | Susannah Keogh 01/12/2018 8:50 AM MST
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SURVIVORS of sex trafficking have slammed Netflix's new upcoming show 'Baby' - claiming the streaming giant is normalising child abuse.

"Baby", which goes into production this year, is inspired by a scandal in Rome where teenagers were said to have sold sex to buy designer clothes and mobile phones.

In a letter to executives, the survivors accused Netflix of double standards for glamorising sexual exploitation, just weeks after dropping Kevin Spacey following allegations of sexual misconduct.

56 campaigners, social-services providers and survivors signed the letter, and wrote: "There are no 'baby prostitutes' - only sexually abused, exploited and raped children."