DCW issues notice to police over sending back 13 girls to brothels

The Commission issued the notice to Joint Commissioner of Police, Crime Branch, seeking to know the reasons for sending the girls back in violation of the orders of Child Welfare Committee.

Nov 28, 2017, 23:53 PM IST

South African police fire rubber bullets at anti-immigrant march: Report

Attacks against foreigners have erupted regularly in recent years, fuelled by South Africa`s high unemployment and poverty levels.

Feb 24, 2017, 15:07 PM IST
Demolish 'tehkhanas' at Delhi's GB Road brothels, Swati Maliwal tells MCD

Demolish 'tehkhanas' at Delhi's GB Road brothels, Swati Maliwal tells MCD

Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chief Swati Maliwal on Monday issued a notice to the the North Delhi Municipal Corporation (North-MCD) to demolish illegal structures, including 'tehkhanas' or hidden cells, in the brothels of Delhi`s red-light area at GB Road.

Sep 26, 2016, 18:05 PM IST

Indonesia raids huge red-light district before Ramadan

Hundreds of police and soldiers raided a huge red-light district in Indonesia`s second-biggest city Friday to close down brothels before the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

Jun 27, 2014, 19:48 PM IST

Hong Kong police raid brothels converted from public toilets

Hong Kong police have shut down brothels operating in converted public toilets in a shopping mall, making dozens of arrests in raids on the operation run by triad crime gangs, reports said Friday.

Jan 17, 2014, 13:51 PM IST

German plan to ban `flat-rate` offers in brothels

Germany`s biggest political parties have agreed to ban so-called flat-rate sex offered by some brothels in the country.

Dec 02, 2013, 23:39 PM IST

Zarina Wahab to star in a Bengali film

Bollywood actress Zarina Wahab, who was last seen in Hrithik Roshan starrer "Agneepath", is all set to star in a Bengali film that will talk about the still existing brothels in northern part of the city.

Jan 28, 2013, 16:04 PM IST

Ireland: Police forces raid brothels, arrest 8

Police say several hundred officers in both parts of Ireland are mounting a crackdown on prostitution.

May 31, 2012, 00:33 AM IST

London 2012: `Brothels should be made legal`

Dennis Hof, the Nevada brothel owner, said legal brothels would stop human trafficking by international criminal gangs.

May 19, 2012, 15:45 PM IST

Maldives tourism industry denies spas are brothels

Tourism is a key foreign exchange earner in the Maldives, a popular destination for well-heeled honeymooners.

Jan 02, 2012, 21:03 PM IST

French MP campaigning to legalise brothels

A French lawmaker from President Nicolas Sarkozy’s UMP party is raising demands to legalise brothels, more than 60 years after Paris banned them.

Mar 19, 2010, 14:31 PM IST

Taliban threaten to bombard brothels in Attock

The Taliban have given brothels in Pakistan`s northern Attock district five days till Tuesday to shut down or face bombardment.

Jan 29, 2010, 16:01 PM IST