Sex racket busted in Kanpur; five men, nine girls arrested

Police on Monday claimed to have busted a sex racket with the arrest of nine girls and five men from a rented house at Kalyanpur area here this morning.

Indian-American pleads guilty in sex trafficking case in US

A 74-year-old Indian-American motel owner has pleaded guilty to benefiting financially from sex traffickers who beat women for prostitution in the rooms he rented them at inflated rates.

Sex racket busted, Assam girls among 4 rescued

Four girls including two from Assam who were allegedly brought to Delhi on the pretext of job and then forced into prostitution were rescued by police and four persons arrested in this connection.

`Dodo the Pimp` acquitted of providing prostitutes for DSK sex parties

A French court acquitted Friday the owner of a string of Belgian bordellos nicknamed "Dodo the Pimp", who was accused of providing prostitutes at sex parties attended by ex-IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn.

Dominique Strauss-Kahn acquitted of pimping charges
Dominique Strauss-Kahn acquitted of pimping charges

Former head of International Monetary Fund (IMF) Dominique Strauss-Kahn has been acquitted of pimping charges.

Strauss-Kahn set to avoid conviction in French pimping trial
Strauss-Kahn set to avoid conviction in French pimping trial

Ex-IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn looked set to avoid conviction on Friday in the latest legal snare over his sexual escapades when a French judge rules on pimping charges against him.

Spanish police dismantle voodoo-linked sex trafficking ring

Spanish police said Monday they had dismantled a trafficking ring they said used voodoo rituals -- including animal sacrifice -- to force Nigerian women into prostitution in Spain.

Four held for running prostitution ring in Maharashtra, 12 women rescued

Police have raided a brothel in Hanuman Tekdi area in the powerloom town of Bhiwandi in the district and arrested four persons, including two women, on the charge of running a flesh trade racket, police said on Thursday.

Man abducts nine-year-old girl to ''marry'' her

A nine-year-old girl has been abducted by a middle aged man to `marry` her. Her parents, who met the Gurgaon police commissioner on Monday to seek help, are spending sleepless nights fearing he may push her into prostitution.

19 jailed for organising prostitution in China

Eleven people, including eight police officers, were today sentenced to prison terms ranging from life to 15 years over organised prostitution in a nightclub in central Chinese province between 2012 and 2013.

600 people arrested in Beijing for gambling, prostitution

Chinese police have busted 68 organised gangs and arrested 600 people here after conducting raids against prostitution, gambling and illicit drug use.

Karnataka govt to form panel on sex workers

The Karnataka government will soon form a panel to look into problems faced by sex workers, Women and Child Welfare Minister Umashree said on Monday.

Chinese police nets 5,100 for online prostitution, gambling

 In a nationwide crackdown on online prostitution, gambling and arms deals, Chinese police have detained more than 5,100 people, the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) announced on Wednesday.

French senate scraps law punishing prostitutes` clients

France`s upper house of parliament on Tuesday scrapped a law punishing clients of prostitutes and made soliciting an offence, as the country wrestles with how to legislate the world`s oldest profession.

No proposal to legalise prostitution: Govt

There is no proposal to legalise prostitution in the country, Government on Friday informed Parliament.

Sex trade case: Man gets 10 yrs in jail for abducting girl

A man, accused of selling a girl to a brothel here after abducting her, has been sentenced to ten years in jail by a Delhi court which also awarded three years imprisonment to a woman for running prostitution business.

SC directs CBI probe into rape, assault of 22-year-old girl from Meerut

Supreme Court on Tuesday directed CBI to probe the alleged rape and assault of a 22-year-old girl by his father who tried to force her into prostitution and the failure of the Uttar Pradesh police to act on her complaint.

Ex-prostitute recalls the hell of Belgian brothels

Carole was drugged, raped by three men, filmed and threatened at the outset of her three-year descent into the hell of prostitution -- a form of "modern-day slavery" she eventually managed to escape.

Rome gives green light to red light zone

Municipal authorities in Rome have approved plans for a red light zone where prostitution will be officially tolerated from April, officials said today as a row over the initiative erupted.

Child trafficking: SC expresses displeasure over Centre's pace

Supreme Court on Thursday expressed annoyance over the Centre moving at a slow pace in coordinating with state governments on curbing the menace of child trafficking and prostitution.