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US worst human trafficker: Russia


June 26th, 2012 - 2:18 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has accused the US of being the world's biggest importer of trafficked humansThe Russian foreign ministry said Monday that the US which ... Read more...

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Britons turn to sex to pay for education


December 14th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 14 (IANS) Rising tuition fees have forced British students into the sex industry.The National Union of Students said students were taking on the "dangerous" work to cope with ... Read more...

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Women detained for topless protest in Ukraine


September 27th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, Sep 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Four women activists were arrested Tuesday for staging a topless protest near Ukrainian capital Kiev's main sports arena during a visit by UEFA chief Michel ... Read more...

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‘Punish clients, not sex trafficking victims’


April 5th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Fatima Nat Dhuniya was all of 9 years when she was "married off" and then landed in the world of sex trade. More than a ... 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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‘Topless’ Ukrainian feminists protest Kiwi ‘Win a Wife’ event


March 6th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, March 6 (ANI): A Ukrainian feminist group turned up topless to protest a controversial New Zealand 'Win a Wife' competition that offer Ukraine ladies in prize.The Rock FM radio station ran ... Read more...

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Jacqui Smith asks porn barons to fund ‘real’ sex ed in schools


February 27th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 27 (ANI): Former British Home Secretary Jacqui Smith has asked porn barons to fund 'real' sex education in schools and has been branded naive for her demand.Smith, who claimed expenses ... 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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Illegal brothels sprouting across Australia


November 15th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 15 (ANI): Illegal brothels are flourishing across NSW with at least 500 undercover sex shops in the state, outstripping legal brothels by at least two to one, according to experts.But ... Read more...

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Heterosexual HIV ‘in China aggravated by unprotected sex, drugs’


November 9th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 9 (ANI): Researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have examined the burden of HIV and sexually transmitted disease among male clients of the commercial sex industry in ... Read more...

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Late porn star’s family says she would hate movie about her


November 2nd, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 02 (ANI): Late actress Linda Boreman a.k.a. Linda Lovelace had been known as the most famous porn star in the world, but her family say that she would have ... Read more...

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Former Brit porn star ‘answers God’s call to become missionary’


September 25th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 25 (ANI): Former erotic actress Teresa Scott has turned a new leaf, after deciding to leave the sex industry to become a born again Christian.Scott made a fortune posing ... Read more...

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British MP’s wife found working as a sex worker


September 6th, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) A British MP's wife works as a prostitute charging 70 pounds "for oral sex without a condom followed by full sex with a condom", said a media ... Read more...

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Half of trafficked sex workers in Britain are Chinese


August 20th, 2010 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (IANS) Almost half of all women trafficked into Britain and forced into prostitution are Chinese nationals, a police report has said. A study by British Police found that 17,000 of ... Read more...

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Wahlberg plans movie on porn industry


August 20th, 2010 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 19 (IANS) Over a decade after playing a male prostitute in "Boogie Nights", actor Mark Wahlberg is planning to shoot another movie on the porn industry. "Boogie Nights", released in ... Read more...

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12,000 foreign ’sex slaves’ work in British brothels


August 19th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS) As many as 12,000 foreign women were smuggled into Britain and forced to work as "sex slaves" so that crime gangs could earn hundreds of millions of pounds, ... Read more...

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Activists in Delhi urge calling off CWG


August 12th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Human rights activists Thursday slammed the Commonwealth Games once again and asked for the mega-event, slated to be held in the capital in less than two months, ... Read more...

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Brit govt bans sex ads from job centres


August 3rd, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 3 (ANI): The British government has banned ads for lap-dancers, webcam performers and strippers from job centres.The Government feels the move would protect jobseekers from having to consider jobs they ... Read more...

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‘Decriminalising prostitution could lead to fewer murders’


July 25th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 25 (ANI): An Aussie expert on prostitution says the decriminalisation of the sex industry would lead to fewer murders.Prof Basil Donovan, the head of the Sexual Health Department at the ... Read more...

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Porn turning Malaysian teens into sex addicts


July 25th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, July 25 (ANI): As many as 202 complaints have been received by The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) for obscene content on Malaysian websites and personal blogs as of ... Read more...

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Scotland club’s pole-dancing lessons for girls aged 6 upset parents


July 23rd, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 23 (ANI): A club in Scotland has infuriated parents after it offered pole-dancing lessons to girls aged six.The Up Yer Pole club has sparked outrage among worried parents and child-care ... Read more...

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NZ becoming a hot bed for Asian sex workers


July 12th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, July 12 (ANI): More and more Asian women are being lured with cash to work in New Zealand's sex industry, but in slave-like conditions , revealed a new investigation.The women, mainly ... Read more...

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ICANN Approves New Domain For Porn Sites


June 28th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez June 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The company which oversees web addresses has given green signal to establish a new suffix for websites that contain only pornographic materials. The Internet Corporation for ... Read more...

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Glasgow must stop human trafficking threat before Commonwealth Games


June 16th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Glasgow (Scotland), June 16 (ANI): The Trafficking Awareness Raising Alliance (Tara) in Glasgow has warned that preventative measures need to be put in place now if the city is to avoid problems ... Read more...

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BGT star Tia Brodie to write autobiography


May 24th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 24 (ANI): Britain's Got Talent star Tia Brodie has revealed that she will be writing her life story.Brodie, 33, who has worked in the sex industry for the last nine ... Read more...

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Oz filmmaker’s TV virgin auction bid facing legal problems in Las Vegas


May 14th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 14 (ANI): An Australian filmmaker with plans to auction off virgins in Las Vegas may have to put his venture on hold, as he could face legal trouble for human ... Read more...

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Oz businesswoman applies for licence for brothel on wheels!


March 25th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 25 (ANI): With the mining boom in Alice Springs, Australia a businesswoman has applied for a licence to set up a brothel on wheels that would cater to the carnal ... Read more...

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Sex industry fears “.xxx” domain would create porn ‘ghetto’


March 11th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 11 (ANI): The proposed setting up of a ".xxx" domain name has caused an uproar in the adult sex industry, as it fears it would be the first step towards ... Read more...

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Japan Airlines flight attendant uniforms sold to sex industry


March 4th, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 4 (ANI): The uniforms of Japan Airlines flight attendants are being sold to the local sex industry after they became highly sought after by fetishists, it has emerged.While several shops ... Read more...

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Facebook removes ‘hookers’ page after sex workers’ condemnation


February 12th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 12 (ANI): Facebook has removed a controversial page after sex workers criticised it for seemingly advocating killing prostitutes.The page, said to have been set up by Catholic school pupils ... Read more...

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Not wanting pornography ban, hackers disable Oz Govt websites


February 10th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 10 (ANI): Protesting against a planned internet filter aimed at pornography, computer hackers disabled several Australian Government websites today in coordinated attacks.Australia's centre-left government, which faces elections later this ... Read more...

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Paris job centre offers jobless woman work as online stripper!


February 6th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 6 (ANI): An unemployed woman in Paris is said to have been left in shock after she was offered work as an Internet stripper by an official job centre.The 29-year-old, ... Read more...

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Sex industry booming amid recession


February 5th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 5 (ANI): With the recession going on in full swing and most business going bust, one trade is still booming - the sex industry.A survey showed that last year men ... Read more...

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Report says students being recruited in Victoria’s Asian-dominated prostitution racket


January 21st, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.21 (ANI): A confidential study of Victoria's sex industry has revealed that students are being recruited into the Australian state's Asian-dominated legal and illegal brothels by college staff, immigration agents and ... Read more...

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‘Strip clubs, condom makers make beeline for Tiger Woods’ endorsements’


December 21st, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
New York, December 21 (ANI): Tiger Woods has lost sponsorship deals following the exposure of his sexcapades, but he is surely not short of avenues in sex-industry.New York strip club Scores ... Read more...

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