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French MPs set to approve contested ban on paying for sex
French MPs set to approve contested ban on paying for sex

French lawmakers are looking to outlaw sex for money and impose fines of up to 3,500 euros on prostitutes' clients.

French MPs set to approve contested ban on paying for sex
168 children rescued from sex trafficking op: FBI
168 children rescued from sex trafficking op: FBI

Federal authorities conducted a sweep through more than 100 US cities and recovered 168 children from child sex trafficking, the FBI said.

168 children rescued from sex trafficking op: FBI
Photo . ©uralskweek. Raul Uporov
Baruch to face court on June 10 for corrupting minors in Kazakhstan

Peter Baruch, the British national detained in Kazakhstan's Uralsk on charges of corrupting minors, will face the court on June 10th.

Baruch to face court on June 10 for corrupting minors in Kazakhstan
Photo ©uralskweek.kz/Raul Uporov
Peter Baruch's parents asking pardon for their son

Uralsk prosecutors have received a letter from the parents of Peter Baruch, the British oilman charged with corrupting minors in Kazakhstan.

Peter Baruch's parents asking pardon for their son
Photo a courtesy of kp.ru
Human trafficking and sexual exploitation in Almaty

A man tried to sell a Kyrgyz girl in Almaty for one thousand dollars.

Human trafficking and sexual exploitation in Almaty
Photo ©mgorod.kz
Corruptor of minors Peter Baruch worked at Kashagan

British national Peter Baruch arrested in Uralsk for corruption of minors worked as a top-manager at the Kashagan oilfield.

Corruptor of minors Peter Baruch worked at Kashagan
Peter Baruch. Photo ©uralskweek.kz/Raul Uporov
Corruption of minors case: More victims in Atyrau

Seven more families from Atyrau have filed complaints against Peter Baruch, accused of corrupting minors in Atyrau and Uralsk.

Corruption of minors case: More victims in Atyrau
Photo ©mgorod.kz
No release on bail for British corruptor of minors in Kazakhstan

The Criminal Appeals Board of Western Kazakhstan Oblast has dismissed a motion of Peter Baruch’s lawyer.

No release on bail for British corruptor of minors in Kazakhstan
Peter Baruch. Photo ©uralskweek.kz/Raul Uporov
9 years for corruption of minors: Uralsk case

British national Peter Baruch, 38, charged with production of child pornography was detained for three days after the Prosecutors lodged an appeal.

9 years for corruption of minors: Uralsk case
PEter Baruch. ©uralskweek.kz/Raul Uporov
City court decision overruled: British corruption of minors case in force

The Criminal Board of Appeals of the West Kazakhstan Regional Court has satisfied the prosecutor’s protests and recognized the actions of the police as lawful.

City court decision overruled: British corruption of minors case in force
Photo©avaaz.org
Online petition: Enraged public demands prosecution of British child corruptor

Over a thousand people have singed an online petition demanding arrest of the British citizen accused of the corrupting children in Uralsk.

Online petition: Enraged public demands prosecution of British child corruptor
©REUTERS
Nicaragua sex workers open office to defend rights

Nicaraguan sex workers have for the first time set up an office to assist in protection from abuse, violence and discrimination.

Nicaragua sex workers open office to defend rights
Google weaves a web between human trafficking hotlines
Google weaves a web between human trafficking hotlines

Sex workers are more likely to call in to a hotline for victims of human trafficking on a Wednesday, and a Google-backed initiative announced Tuesday could help to explain why.

Google weaves a web between human trafficking hotlines
©REUTERS/Toby Melville
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
©REUTERS/Eric Gaillard
Olympics: London prostitutes 'cleaned from the streets'

The London Olympics are not big business for everyone -- sex workers say they are being cleared from the streets around the stadium to make the area more presentable for the Games.

Olympics: London prostitutes 'cleaned from the streets'

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