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Swiss man jailed in Cambodia for child sex


September 14th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, Sep 14 (IANS) An 81-year-old Swiss man was Friday convicted by a court in Cambodia's capital for his involvement in child prostitution. He was sentenced to five years ... Read more...

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Crime against children rising in the country


August 8th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Crimes against children, including murder, rape and kidnapping, have risen across the country over the last three years, the Rajya Sabha was informed Wednesday.Replying to ... Read more...

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British woman jailed for prostituting teenaged girl


August 2nd, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) A 26-year-old British woman has been sentenced to jail for five years after she gave cocaine to a 14-year-old runaway schoolgirl and took her to Manchester's ... Read more...

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Asian Muslim brothers groomed teenage girls for sex


July 5th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) Two Muslim brothers of Asian origin have been charged with grooming a pair of teenage girls for sex and persuading them to work as prostitutes for ... Read more...

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Six held in child sex case


May 29th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 29 (IANS) Six suspects, believed to be students, have been arrested in a child prostitution case in China.China Daily Tuesday quoted an official in Zhejiang province as saying ... Read more...

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Berlusconi named in US human trafficking report


October 31st, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has been named in a US government report on human trafficking, over his alleged sexual relationship with an underage Moroccan ... Read more...

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UN presented petition against sex trafficking signed by 7 mn


September 29th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) A petition containing over 7 million signatures from all over the world urging governments across the globe to take urgent action to stop the sex ... Read more...

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Super Bowl’s ‘dark side’ - Child sex trafficking


February 2nd, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): When fans flock to the Dallas Cowboys' stadium on Sunday for Super Bowl, Texas police will have a tough time keeping vigil on the game's 'dark side'.For ... Read more...

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Asian gang forced UK girls into sex for food, booze, phone top-up


January 24th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 24 (ANI): The Asian gang in UK, that has been arrested, is said to have forced six schoolgirls to sell sex in return for food, booze and mobile phone top-ups.Nine ... Read more...

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Birmingham is capital of ‘child prostitution’


January 22nd, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 22 (ANI): Birmingham, a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands county of England, has been highlighted as the sex capital for child prostitution.Foreign sex gangs are using it ... Read more...

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Nine Asian men held in child sex grooming case


January 11th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 11 (IANS) Nine Asian men have been arrested in Britain on suspicion of being involved in grooming white teenage girls for sex, Sky News reported Tuesday.The suspects - aged between ... Read more...

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Nearly 100 arrested in US child prostitution racket


November 10th, 2010 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 10 (IANS) A total of 99 people have been arrested and at least 69 minors were rescued in an anti-child prostitution operation in the US, a media report said.The operation ... Read more...

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Mum jailed for prostituting teenage daughter in Sydney


October 19th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 19 (ANI): An Australian mother has landed in jail after she prostituted her teenage daughter.A judge has described the case as 'an extreme breach of trust'.The girl says she ... Read more...

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Oz mum sends teenage daughter to brothel to fund business


October 8th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 8 (ANI): A 16-year-old Australian girl was sent to brothel by her mother so they could earn enough money to start a clothing business.The victim, whose identity has been kept ... Read more...

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Online ad website accused of being ‘hub for child prostitution’


August 9th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 9 (ANI): Two young women have alleged that they were repeatedly sold for sex by Craigslist, the online classified advertising website.In an open letter to Craig Newmark, the website's owner, ... Read more...

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Oz mum ’sent 16-year-old daughter to work in brothel’


July 28th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 28 (ANI): A mother has been charged with sending her 16 year-old-daughter to work as a prostitute at a brothel in Sydney's eastern suburbs.The girl was taken by her ... Read more...

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Woman charged with sending daughter to work in brothel


July 28th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 28 (IANS) A woman has been charged with sending her 16-year-old daughter to work as a prostitute at a brothel in this Australian city. The school-going teenager ended up providing ... Read more...

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Human rights groups flay UK anti-trafficking policy


June 17th, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, June 17 (IANS) Human rights groups have flayed the existing British anti-trafficking policy, saying it was punishing victims of trafficking instead of targetting those behind the crime.They have found ... Read more...

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UAE says human rights report is ‘unbalanced’


January 25th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 25 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has said that a report by international rights watchdog Human Rights Watch (HRW) was "unbalanced" and a "factually-incorrect" account of the human ... Read more...

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Curb sex tourism, book flesh traders for rape: apex court


January 15th, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday asked the government to curb sex tourism and deal firmly with criminals driving children into flesh trade by booking them for rape. "Obviously, it ... Read more...

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Child prostitution rampant on Brazilian highways


November 4th, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Nov 4 (EFE) At least 1,819 places on Brazilian highways have been identified by the police where minor girls and teens offer sex to truck drivers, says a new ... Read more...

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Mexican state government refuses to fund film version of Marquez’s book


October 8th, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Oct 8 (EFE) The government of Mexican state of Puebla has refused to fund the film version of Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez's novel "Memories of My Melancholy Whores" after ... Read more...

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Chile frees US Navy sailor caught in hotel with minor


August 25th, 2009 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Santiago, Aug 25 (EFE) A US Navy vessel crewman, who was arrested in the Chilean port of Valparaiso after being caught with a 15-year-old girl in a hotel, was released following a ... Read more...

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Disasters in India push kids into trafficking: Rights group


August 19th, 2009 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Natural disasters like the 2008 floods in India leave children vulnerable to trafficking and many girls end up being "sold as brides", says a new report by ... Read more...

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Daily, a dozen kids fall pray to crimes in Madhya Pradesh


August 9th, 2009 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 9 (IANS) It's a dubious honour Madhya Pradesh might want to do away with. The state tops the list of crimes against children - with over a dozen children ... Read more...

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She is eight, wants to be a doctor, but has ‘customers’ to please (Lead, superseding earlier story)


March 23rd, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Sreya Basu Kolkata, March 23 (IANS) She is eight years old, wants to be a doctor when she grows up and is learning to read and write in her free time - ... Read more...

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She is eight, wants to study, but has ‘customers’ to please (Feature with Image)


March 23rd, 2009 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Sreya Basu Kolkata, March 23 (IANS) She is eight years old, loves to care for people and animals, wants to be a doctor when she grows up and is learning to read ... Read more...

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They’ve started calling Indians ’slumdogs’: Composer Aadesh Srivastava


February 20th, 2009 - 9:19 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) Bollywood composer Aadesh Srivastava says he is embarrassed to walk on the streets of the US after Oscar-nominated "Slumdog Millionaire" because "they have started calling Indians slumdogs". "I'm ... Read more...

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Moscow child prostitution ringleader under house arrest


December 11th, 2008 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Philadelphia, Dec 11 (RIA Novosti) A US court has ruled that a Russia-born millionaire businessman charged in the US with organising a child prostitution ring in Moscow be put under house arrest. ... Read more...

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Make-believe parliamentarians raise real issues in Lucknow


November 20th, 2008 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 20 (IANS) The make-believe parliamentarians at the children's parliament held in the state legislative assembly here Thursday raised a host of issues ranging from lack of school teachers in Rae ... Read more...

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UK doing little to check British paedophiles abroad: report


August 17th, 2008 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Britain stands accused of putting children abroad at risk because of its government's reported failure to deal strictly with British paedophiles overseas. Travel bans on known British paedophiles ... Read more...

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Nigerian gangs use Indian women for drug trafficking


July 14th, 2008 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Sahil Makkar New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Anti-narcotic agents are worried over the increasing use of Indian women, sex workers included, by Nigerian cartels to smuggle out drugs. Until recently, Nigerian gangs ... Read more...

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Prostitution is killing childhood in northeast, says study


May 31st, 2008 - 1:56 pm ICT by admin
By Maitreyee Boruah Guwahati, May 31 (IANS) All is not well with children in India's northeast. A study conducted by a Guwahati-based NGO along with the police has revealed that a shocking 20 ... Read more...

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British censors admit to not cutting violence out of movies


November 14th, 2007 - 2:40 am ICT by admin
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