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Colombia arrests 17 for child prostitution, trafficking

Twelve adults and five children suspected of child sex crimes and human trafficking have been arrested in Colombia in a joint operation with the United States.

Colombia arrests 17 for child prostitution, trafficking
Ex-prostitute ends long march for French bill to penalise clients
Ex-prostitute ends long march for French bill to penalise clients

A former prostitute walked 500 miles across France to demand that the government make good on its promise to penalise clients ended her protest march in Paris.

Ex-prostitute ends long march for French bill to penalise clients
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Canada unveils new prostitution law

Canada's attorney general unveiled a law Wednesday that makes it legal to sell sex to individuals but illegal to buy it, after the high court struck down an anti-prostitution law.

Canada unveils new prostitution law
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New Zealand prostitute wins sex harassment claim

A New Zealand prostitute has won substantial damages for sexual harassment by a brothel owner, with sex workers hailing the decision as a landmark ruling that shows the country as a world leader in protecting their rights.

New Zealand prostitute wins sex harassment claim
French MPs vote to penalise sex workers' clients
French MPs vote to penalise sex workers' clients

French lawmakers on Saturday adopted a highly controversial provision in a bill that punishes clients of prostitutes amid fierce argument that the new measure will be counterproductive.

French MPs vote to penalise sex workers' clients
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Most of children raised in Kazakhstan orphanages turn to prostitution or crime

70 percent of the boys raised in the system end up in jail and 60 percent of girls turn to prostitution: Dariga Nazarbayeva.

Most of children raised in Kazakhstan orphanages turn to prostitution or crime
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US envoy to Belgium denies soliciting prostitutes

The US envoy to Belgium Tuesday denied "baseless accusations" that he trawled for prostitutes in a park, as the State Department hit out at charges top staff tried to hush up sex-and-drugs charges.

US envoy to Belgium denies soliciting prostitutes
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New Zealand bans foreign students from prostitution

International students studying in New Zealand, where prostitution is legal, have been told they are to be barred from working in the sex trade.

New Zealand bans foreign students from prostitution
Berlusconi paid for sex with cash and favours: prosecutor
Berlusconi paid for sex with cash and favours: prosecutor

Silvio Berlusconi hosted a "prostitution system" at his villa near Milan, where he paid women for sex with cash and favours.

Berlusconi paid for sex with cash and favours: prosecutor
Prostitute admits fake claims against US senator: report
Prostitute admits fake claims against US senator: report

A prostitute who triggered a political scandal by claiming US Senator Robert Menendez paid her for sex has admitted she made up the allegations.

Prostitute admits fake claims against US senator: report
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Amsterdam raises legal age for prostitution to 21

The city of Amsterdam said Tuesday it will raise the legal age of prostitutes from 18 to 21 and announced plans to close brothels during the early morning hours in a bid to protect sex workers.

Amsterdam raises legal age for prostitution to 21
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Dead Kadhafi son linked to French Riviera prostitution ring

A hearing opens in a French court Monday in a case involving a high-end prostitution ring that was active during the Cannes Film Festival and possibly had ties to a son of slain Libyan dictator Moamer Kadhafi.

Dead Kadhafi son linked to French Riviera prostitution ring
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Vietnam to free prostitutes from rehab: media

Vietnam will free about 900 sex workers next year from compulsory rehabilitation centres across the country, state media reported Thursday.

Vietnam to free prostitutes from rehab: media
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US soldiers punished over Colombia prostitution scandal

Ten US military personnel involved in the prostitution scandal that overshadowed President Barack Obama's trip to a regional summit in April in Colombia have been punished but not dismissed.

US soldiers punished over Colombia prostitution scandal
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Kazakh blogger works to save fellow countrywomen from sexual slavery

Aiken Adamdayev has already saved one girl who found herself a sexual slave in Turkey. He redeemed her from her “master” for $300.

Kazakh blogger works to save fellow countrywomen from sexual slavery

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