Dead at 21: From a Gang Rape at a Tel Aviv Club at 17 to a Life of Prostitution and Addiction

M. died of an overdose on a busy Friday morning, bypassers sidestepping her prone body. A charity worker who befriended the 21-year-old says women in prostitution continue dying far from society’s gaze.

On January 6, 21-year-old M. was fighting for her life as she lay on a Tel Aviv street corner. K., a homeless woman addicted to...