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Two arrested for kidnapping boy from Punjab


August 23rd, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) In an effort to cover up her flesh trade and dodge the police, a woman and her paramour kidnapped a child but the ploy failed ... Read more...

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One child abused every three days in Goa: Parrikar


July 27th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 27 (IANS) One minor has been abused every three days in Goa until June this year, while in 2011 one child was abused every four days, according to ... Read more...

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Not encouraging the sex trade, says SC


July 27th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday sought to allay the impression as if it was endorsing prostitution by modifying its July 19, 2011 order on the central ... Read more...

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‘Economic activities behind spurt in human trafficking’


July 11th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 11 (IANS) Human trafficking for purposes other than sex trade has been on the rise in the county. With the increase in the level of economic activities, the ... Read more...

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Canada to ban sex trade from hiring foreign workers


July 5th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, July 5 (IANS) The Canadian government has announced that it will no longer allow sex trade-related businesses from hiring temporary foreign workers.The federal Citizenship and Immigration Department will after ... Read more...

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Indian jailed in Dubai for forcing woman into sex trade


June 25th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 25 (IANS) A 20-year-old Indian has been sentenced to three years in jail in Dubai for luring a 31-year-old Indian woman to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and ... 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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Ex-call girl to help others quit sex trade (Lead)


June 7th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, June 7 (IANS/EFE) The erstwhile call girl whose row with a US Secret Service agent in Colombia sparked a scandal will use some of the earnings generated by ... Read more...

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After riots, girls fall prey to sex trade in Kandhamal


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kandhamal (Odisha), March 22 (IANS) Abject poverty is pushing many young girls from Odisha's Kandhamal district, that witnessed terrible communal riots in August 2008, into the sex trade. Girls from ... Read more...

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CBI rescues minor forced into sex trade from south Delhi


February 28th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) A 14-year-old girl from Darjeeling who was brought to Delhi and forced into prostitution was rescued by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) earlier this ... Read more...

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CBI rescues minor forced into sex trade from south Delhi


February 28th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) A 14-year-old girl from Darjeeling who was brought to Delhi and forced into prostitution was rescued by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) earlier this ... Read more...

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Baby Falak still critical, another woman held (Second Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Battling for survival at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here, two-year-old baby Falak continued to be critical Thursday, as police made their ... Read more...

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Another woman arrested in baby Falak case (Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) A woman has been arrested for forcing into prostitution the 14-year-old girl who brought battered baby Falak to hospital, police said Thursday. This is the ... Read more...

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Falak continues to battle for life, three arrested in case (Roundup)


February 2nd, 2012 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Battered baby Falak Wednesday continued to battle for life with doctors diagnosing blood infection apart from her existing chest and brain infections while police claimed ... Read more...

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Three arrested in Falak’s case as she battles for life (Second Lead)


February 1st, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Three people have been arrested by the Delhi Police in the case relating to battered baby Falak, police said Wednesday as the two-year-old continued to ... Read more...

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Three arrested in Baby Falak’s case (Lead)


February 1st, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Three people have been arrested by the Delhi Police in the case relating to two-year-old battered baby Falak, police said Wednesday. However, it was not ... Read more...

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‘Educated girls entering flesh trade for money’ (Lead)


January 27th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Observing that even educated girls from well-off families were entering the flesh trade to fund their lifestyles, the Supreme Court Friday said rescue and rehabilitation ... Read more...

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Sex workers issue trans-gender, rehabilitation key: Apex court


January 27th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday said rescue and rehabilitation of girl sex workers was a complex problem, and could not be solved without schemes for their ... Read more...

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Mumbai police busts sex racket


December 22nd, 2011 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 21 (IANS) Mumbai police Wednesday busted a sex racket and rescued six girls being sent abroad for trafficking, an official said."Acting on a tip off, we rescued six ... Read more...

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Underage girl forces classmates into prostitution in China


December 7th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 7 (IANS) A 13-year-old-girl in China pushed her three underage friends into prostitution after suspecting them of disclosing her secret that she was working as a prostitute at ... Read more...

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‘US ambassador recants sex tourists remark’


October 9th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Oct 9 (IANS) The government said Sunday that a statement by US Ambassador Harry Thomas on sex tourists coming to the Philippines, which he later recanted, would not hurt ... Read more...

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Apex court wants scheme to rehabilitate sex workers (Lead)


August 24th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday asked the central government to formulate an effective scheme for the rehabilitation of the sex workers who want to voluntarily quit ... Read more...

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Mumbai’s eunuchs get dignity as I-Day gift


August 15th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) A social organisation here marked Independence Day Monday a bit differently -- by launching a unique project to provide dignified employment to eunuchs and wean them ... Read more...

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1,000 Mexicans held for involvement in sex trade


July 25th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 25 (IANS/EFE) Over 1,000 people have been arrested in Mexico for their involvement in human trafficking and prostitution, officials said.Around 500 men and 530 women were arrested ... Read more...

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Supreme Court appoints panel for sex workers (Lead)


July 19th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday set up a panel to suggest ways for the prevention of human trafficking for sex trade and to conduct a survey ... Read more...

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Missing kids of Delhi - children of a lesser god?


April 30th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) When toddler Ishaan, the son of a businessman, went missing, Delhi Police went into a tizzy, deploying 15 teams to look for him and tracing ... Read more...

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On India-Bangladesh border, sex and smuggling are intertwined


April 17th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Murshidabad (West Bengal), April 17 (IANS) She doesn't look more than 25, yet her eyes are sunken and body is frail. Asma Bibi, who hails from Rajshahi district of Bangladesh, ... 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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Goa to take up its poor portrayal with film director


March 30th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 30 (IANS) The Goa government will take up the issue of bad portrayal of the state in the Bollywood film "Dum Maaro Dum" with its director Rohan Sippy, ... Read more...

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No intention to show Goa in bad light in ‘Dum Maro Dum’: Rohan Sippy


March 28th, 2011 - 9:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Filmmaker Rohan Sippy denies he chose Goa to shoot his forthcoming "Dum Maro Dum" - which delves into the narcotics mafia and sex trade ... Read more...

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Orissa sets up unit to deal with human trafficking


March 26th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 26 (IANS) Worried over the growing incidents of women and children being trafficked out, Orissa Saturday made operational a special state level anti-human trafficking unit to deal with ... Read more...

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Sex trade on social network sites on the rise in UAE


March 17th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Mar 17 (ANI): Social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube are frequently being used by escort services and call girls to hook up with clients in UAE.An XPRESS investigation ... Read more...

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Goa tourism raises concern over ‘Dum Maro Dum’ content


February 18th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 18 (IANS) Two months before its release, Rohan Sippy's "Dum Maro Dum" has rattled Goa's tourism industry as initial reports about the Abhishek Bachchan-starrer suggest that the movie delves ... Read more...

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UK Olympic games should not be magnet for sex trafficking: Home Secretary


February 10th, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 10 (ANI): Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper has warned that Prime Minister David Cameron must do more to stop next year's Olympic Games from becoming a magnet for sex ... Read more...

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14-year-old British Columbia girl arrested for luring teens into prostitution


November 20th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, Nov 20 (ANI): A 14-year-old British Columbia girl has been arrested after allegedly prostituting herself and luring other girls into prostitution through the online classified site Craigslist.In online ads posted on ... Read more...

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