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Dad forcing us into prostitution, say girls (India)

August 1, 2012

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Source Two teenaged girls have complained to the police that their father was forcing them into prostitution and asked to be saved from the alleged harassment so that they could continue their studies. Suparna, 16, and Aparna, 13 (names changed), of Kotagally in Nizamabad town had lodged a complaint against their father Mr Satyanarayana two […]

Unemployed man accused of raping woman twice (United Arab Emirates)

August 1, 2012

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  Alleged victim says she was constantly beaten, threatened and locked up after being brought into the country to work as a masseuse Dubai: A jobless man has been accused of raping a woman twice and trying to force her into prostitution after she was brought to the country to work as a masseuse. Prosecutors […]

Brought women from Ukraine to work in tourism, forced prostitution (Ukraine)

August 1, 2012

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Source Antalya police operation organized by the human trafficking, forced prostitution, the women brought from abroad, foreign nationals and 2 women were found to have three people with … Antalya police operation organized by the human trafficking, forced prostitution, the women brought from abroad, foreign nationals and 2 women were found to have three people […]

Sex workers from state lead a dual life (India)

July 30, 2012

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Source It is well-known that Andhra Pradesh tops the list in human trafficking and sex workers operating in other parts of the country. These women have accepted their fate and choose to lead a dual life even as they attempt to get some respect back home. There are a whopping 6,88,751 “registered” sex workers in […]

Backpage.com and the thin line between free speech and sex crime (U.S.)

July 30, 2012

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By Matt PearceJuly 30, 2012, 7:30 a.m. You could say Backpage.com is a page nearly everyone wants to rip out of the Internet, crumple up and throw away. Last week, two legal cases out of Washington state illustrated how the popular website, known for its promotion of adult escort services, has to cling by its […]

‘Human trafficking on rise’ (Kuwait)

July 30, 2012

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Women, child sex abuse rife: report ‘Human trafficking on rise’   KUWAIT CITY, July 30: The number of women and children trafficking cases in Kuwait has been increasing at an alarming rate, reports Al-Seyassah. According to the latest report released by the Committee of Experts on the application of the International Covenant on Economic, Social […]

Advocates help teens escape the sex trade (U.S.)

July 29, 2012

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Source By DONNA KOEHN | The Tampa Tribune ANDY JONES/STAFF Natasha Nascimento and other volunteers clean the kitchen in a house that will be home for teen prostitutes. She was a 15-year-old runaway who just wanted to go home. A woman at a bus stop offered her help and a place to stay. The woman’s […]