'I was raped 43,200 times'
'I was raped 43,200 times'

Karla Jacinto, a 23-year-old victim of human trafficking in Mexico, was raped 43,200 times after being lured into prostitution at the tender age of 12.

Maharashtra: 2 minor sisters rescued from flesh trade, mother held

Two minor sisters have been rescued from flesh trade in Munirpada area of Shilphata here, following which their mother was arrested.

China toughens sentencing for corruption: Xinhua

China on Saturday amended the country`s criminal law, tightening corruption sentencing and reclassifying sex with underage prostitutes as rape, state media reported.

U.S. arrests CEO, employees of largest online male escort service

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. authorities on Tuesday announced the arrests of the chief executive officer and six employees of Rentboy.com for promoting prostitution through what prosecutors described as the largest online male escort service.

Girl sexually tortured, father kills self in West Bengal village

A missed call has spelt disaster for a family in an interior village, several kilometres away from here, with the father committing suicide in the wake of alleged sexual torture of his school-going girl by a group of youths.

Meryl Streep, Kate Winslet oppose decriminalisation of prostitution
Meryl Streep, Kate Winslet oppose decriminalisation of prostitution

Actresses Meryl Streep, Lena Dunham, Kate Winslet and Anne Hathaway have opposed a human rights group's proposal to decriminalise sex trade.

SC asks NALSA to file report on child trafficking

The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) to file its report on measures which can be adopted to curb child trafficking and prostitution and ensure the rehabilitation of victims.

Turkish woman detained over 'honour' killing of husband

Turkish authorities have detained a 28-year-old woman for murdering her husband out of "honour" after he repeatedly beat her and tried to force her into prostitution, reports said on Friday.

West Bengal govt to impart skills to sex workers

To rehabilitate trafficked women and sex workers willing to leave the profession, the West Bengal government will start a livelihood programme for them this month.

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.