Agony of Pakistani women enslaved by Dubai sex trade

Zunera once dreamed of becoming a computer engineer. Instead, aged 16, the bright-eyed Pakistani girl was tricked into prostitution in the UAE, beginning a four-year nightmare of cruelty, violence and rape.

China`s WeChat shuts 20 million prostitution-related accounts?

The operator of WeChat, a popular instant messaging service in China today said it has shut down 20 million prostitution-related accounts so far this year to support the government`s crackdown on online pornography.

Police raid in southern China sparks clash

Police in southern China say a raid by officers on small bathhouses and other businesses associated with prostitution sparked clashes lasting hours.

Drugs, prostitution worth 10bn pounds to British economy

The inclusion of illegal activities such as prostitution and drugs into national accounts would add about 10 billion pounds to national output, Britain`s statistics office said Thursday.

Pak woman kills two minor daughters to save them from prostitution

A woman in Pakistan`s Punjab province has allegedly killed her two minor daughters fearing that her husband would force them into prostitution when they grow up.

Court acquits woman in flesh trade case

A local court has acquitted a 60-year-old woman from a case of human trafficking and forcing minors into prostitution, stating the police investigation was wrongly done.

Chinese legislator detained for suspected sex business

Liang Yaohui, a deputy to the National People`s Congress (NPC), China`s top legislature, was detained Monday for suspected crime of organising prostitution, the Dongguan police announced via its official microblog.

Police hunting for man who forced wife into sex trade

Thane: The city police is hunting for a 29-year-old Thane man who has been booked, allegedly for forcing his wife into the flesh trade, after she did not get more dowry from her parents, the police said here on Friday.

Woman brutalised for refusing to enter flesh-trade

In a gruesome incident, breasts of a 24-year-old woman were allegedly chopped off by three persons including a woman brothel keeper in Bhiwandi town here, after she refused to get into flesh trade, police said on Sunday.

Close brothel, orders Delhi court

A special court here ordered shutting down of a brothel here and awarded one year jail term to a woman for pushing a girl into flesh trade.

Ugandan woman held for forcing her compatriots into flesh trade

A Ugandan woman has been arrested for allegedly pushing three women from her country into prostitution in Khirki Extension area in South Delhi, police said on Friday.

Kids forced into prostitution for Super Bowl: FBI

Sixteen juveniles forced into prostitution who had been reported missing by their families were rescued by the FBI in a two-week operation leading up to the NFL`s Super Bowl championship.

Statements of Ugandan women recorded in Delhi

Police have registered an FIR and on Tuesday recorded the statements of the three Ugandan women who alleged they were brought to India on promise of good jobs and instead held hostages by drug mafias and pushed into prostitution.

Teen ringleader guilty in Canada prostitution ring

A teenaged girl was found guilty of forcing her peers, including one as young as 13, into prostitution through intimidation and blackmail in Canada`s capital city.

Woman sent to jail for pushing minor into prostitution

A woman who pushed minor girl into prostitution after luring her to city on promise of a job, was sent to 7 years in jail by a Delhi court, which said she forced the victim "into sex trade"

Chinese man executed for keeping, murdering sex slaves

A Chinese man, who kept six female sex slaves in a dungeon and killed two of them, was executed Tuesday.

Man in Delhi kills sex worker for `betraying` him

Selling his house and shop and taking loans at heavy rates of interest rates to help a sex worker whom he loved and wanted to marry to pay her debts, a man saw red when she still refused to live with him and murdered her, police said Monday.

Canada`s Supreme Court strikes down curbs on prostitution

Canada`s Supreme Court on Friday struck down key portions of a law that effectively criminalized prostitution by banning brothels and soliciting on the street, declaring this disproportionate.

Man convicted for rape, his woman aide for abetment

The court also asked the government to take necessary steps to frame compensation and rehabilitation programme for victims rescued from the flesh trade.

4 held for luring women into prostitution in New Delhi

Four persons have been arrested in connection with a prostitution racket busted by Chikkaballapur Police who rescued nine women from two brothels in New Delhi, Home Minister K J George informed the Karnataka Legislative Council on Thursday.