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Abandoned US brothel to become museum


August 9th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) An abandoned brothel in the US will soon be turned into a museum where visitors can see how commercial sex was performed 40 years ago and ... Read more...

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Argentine province offers prostitutes airfare to go home


July 24th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, July 24 (IANS/EFE) The central Argentine province of Cordoba is offering prostitutes airfare to return home, even to other countries, after passing a law to close brothels as ... Read more...

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Chinese prostitution ring busted in Italy


July 5th, 2012 - 5:40 am ICT by IANS
Rome, July 4 (IANS/AKI) Dozens of Chinese migrants were arrested and thousands searched throughout Italy Wednesday on suspicion of forcing women into prostitution.Centred in Prato city with arrests and checks ... Read more...

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Ten girls rescued from Delhi brothels


June 26th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Ten teenaged girls were rescued from Delhi's G.B. Road brothels, police said Tuesday.The girls, aged 15 to 18 years, were rescued Monday."They belong to poor ... Read more...

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French minister seeks end of prostitution in Europe


June 23rd, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 23 (IANS) French minister for women's rights Najat Vallaud-Belkacem wants to organise a conference of experts on how to abolish sex trade and human trafficking in Europe, The ... Read more...

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Man held for trying to sell minor girl in Delhi


June 4th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) A minor girl from Bihar who came to Delhi a month ago in search of job was rescued when she was about to be sold ... Read more...

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Eight girls rescued from Delhi brothels


April 28th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Eight girls, a majority of them minors, were rescued from two Delhi brothels, police said Saturday.The girls, aged between 15 and 20 years, were rescued ... Read more...

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Tale of twin 70-year-old Dutch prostitutes


March 8th, 2012 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, March 8 (IANS) Louise and Martine Fokkens, the 70-year-old twin Dutch sisters living on the outskirts of Amsterdam, have spent most of their lives doing two things -- painting ... Read more...

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Armed robbers who targeted brothels arrested


February 29th, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 29 (IANS/EFE) Spanish police arrested 11 people, two of them minors, as suspects in several brothel robberies in the capital.The arrested people, all of them Latin Americans, pretended ... Read more...

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Ukraine protesters face jail for insulting Indian flag (Lead)


February 18th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, Feb 18 (IANS) Women protesters who climbed topless onto the balcony of the Indian ambassador's residence in Kiev and tore down the national flag may be jailed, police said.Activists ... Read more...

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Ukrainian girls may be jailed for insulting Indian flag


February 18th, 2012 - 6:19 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, Feb 18 (IANS) A group of Ukrainian topless protesters may face jail term up to four years for climbing onto the balcony of the Indian ambassador in Kiev and ... Read more...

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Argentine ex-spy accused of sex trafficking


January 31st, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Jan 31 (IANS/EFE) The daughter of former Argentine intelligence officer Raul Martins will arrive in Mexico this week with evidence that her father is running a sex trafficking ... Read more...

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A social activist’s struggle to save women


September 21st, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) She may not be able to bring back 12 women from the clutches of traffickers operating in Gulf countries but her fight against bonded labour and ... Read more...

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Number of homosexuals on rise in Sri Lanka


September 21st, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 21 (IANS) Sri Lankan authorities Wednesday said that there has been an increase in the number of homosexuals in the country.A survey conducted by the Sri Lankan health ... Read more...

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German city to tax prostitutes


August 31st, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 31 (IANS) Germany's former capital Bonn will now tax prostitutes, it was reported here. Prostitutes working the streets of Bonn will have to buy tickets from roadside vending machines ... Read more...

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Some Sri Lankan TV actresses in prostitution ring


July 26th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 26 (IANS) The Sri Lankan police said Tuesday that they are on the hunt for more than 20 local television actresses who are believed to be part of ... Read more...

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CPI urges Mamata Banerjee to check human trafficking


July 15th, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 15 (IANS) Senior Communist Party of India (CPI) leader and Lok Sabha member Gurudas Dasgupta Friday requested the Trinamool Congress-led West Bengal government to take steps to ... Read more...

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UN group honours Indian campaigner against sex trafficking


May 14th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 14 (IANS) Ruchira Gupta, founder and president of Apne Aap Women Worldwide, an NGO working against sex trafficking, has been honoured by the United Nations Association's New ... Read more...

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Russian woman to be extradited from Spain for trafficking


May 5th, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian woman, Lyudmila Nesterova, accused of trafficking women for sexual exploitation, will be extradited from Spain Thursday, the Russian interior ministry's interpol national ... Read more...

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‘Terrorists operating suicidal networks from Pak brothels’


April 11th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr 11 (ANI): Some high-profile terrorists are reportedly operating their suicidal networks from brothels, in the guise of hotels and guesthouses, in Pakistan."We have traced a few phone calls of ... Read more...

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30 period porn films collected for Mexican film library


March 30th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 30 (IANS/EFE) A total of 30 classic Mexican pornographic films, most of them silent and made between 1920 and 1950, are now being collected at the national ... Read more...

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Leading girls from hell to humane society (With Images)


March 29th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) In a western Mumbai suburb stands a six-storey building housing 100 girls, mostly minors, who are being educated, given vocational training and psychological counselling. One thing ... Read more...

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Brothel business booming Down Under


March 14th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 14 (ANI): Melbourne is witnessing a huge increase in the number of sex parlours - more than 2500 are now registered to operate freely across suburban locations.Victorian Government data has ... Read more...

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Fiji’s massage parlours operating as brothels


February 28th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Suva (Fiji), Feb 28 (IANS) Police are keeping a close watch on massage parlours in Fiji's capital city Suva as many of them are suspected to be operating as brothels, a media ... Read more...

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Islamic fundamentalists burn brothels in Tunisia


February 20th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Tunis Feb.20 (ANI): In an attempt to show force, Islamic fundamentalists burnt down a street of brothels in Tunis.At least three people were injured, when security forces fired in the air ... Read more...

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Prostitution racket busted in Spain


February 14th, 2011 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 14 (IANS/EFE) A prostitution network that exploited girls from various nationalities in four brothels in Madrid has been busted after police kept a watch over it using cameras connected to ... Read more...

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Gang of bus robbers busted, 11 arrested


February 11th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) To buy gifts for girlfriends and visit brothels, 11 men known as "karate gang" hijacked buses and robbed passengers here, making Rs.30,000-50,000 on every heist. The gang ... Read more...

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Illegal prostitution booming in Queensland


January 30th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 30 (ANI): Illegal prostitution is exploding in Queensland, shows a damning submission to the state's crime watchdog.The bad old days when illegal prostitution was operated with impunity are returning to ... Read more...

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Call to ban alcohol from Oz strip clubs infuriates operators


December 8th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 8 (ANI): A call to ban alcohol from Victorian strip clubs has infuriated venue operators.The ban was brought about by one of the main anti-prostitution lobby groups, which is demanding ... Read more...

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Taiwan Turns Military Brothel Into Museum


December 7th, 2010 - 3:41 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Dec 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tourist bosses in Taiwan have opened a former military brothel to welcome another kind of guest, after turning the house if ill repute into a museum.With the amusing ... Read more...

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Taiwan turns military brothel into a museum


December 5th, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Taipei, Dec 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A military brothel that used to exist on the island of Kinmen in Taiwan has got a huge makeover. Its seedy past is now certainly buried ... Read more...

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Parkinson’s drug side effects turns IT manager into sex-crazed transvestite


November 30th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 30 (ANI): A former IT manager has revealed how he became a sex-crazed transvestite and spent thousands due to the side-effects from Parkinson's disease medication.Peter Shepherd, 60, was prescribed the ... Read more...

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Nepal filmmakers turn their lens on trafficking


November 25th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Nov 25 (IANS) Even as Nepal's best-known crusader against trafficking of women and children won recognition as a global hero, filmmakers in the Himalayan republic, one of the worst ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi director highlights exploitation of humankind in ‘Ganga Jatra’


November 17th, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 17 (IANS) Bangladeshi filmmaker Syed Wahiduzzaman Diamond's "Ganga Jatra", which was screened at the 16th Kolkata Film Festival, shows that mankind is the ultimate victim when religion is vocal. The ... Read more...

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Bombay’s bar girls are back - in new reality tale


November 4th, 2010 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Five years after Mumbai clamped down on bar dancers, the women still await rehabilitation and many have been forced to join the circus or become ... Read more...

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