Bill Cosby's accuser was arrested as minor
Bill Cosby's accuser was arrested as minor

Comedian Bill Cosby's latest accuser Chloe Goins was reportedly arrested as a minor for prostitution in Las Vegas.

Kerala women's panel resents proposal to legalise sex trade

Kerala State Women's Commission has expressed strong reservations about the recent proposal by NCW to legalise sex trade, claiming that such a move would encourage human trafficking and exploitation of women.

Shweta Basu breaks her silence, denies being forced into prostitution
Shweta Basu breaks her silence, denies being forced into prostitution

National Award winning actress, Shweta Basu, who was recently released from the rescue shelter after being allegedly caught in a ‘prostitution racket’ two months ago, has broken her silence on the controversy.

SC expresses concern over arrest of trafficked girls on charge of prostitution

Expressing concern over the trafficking of girls for prostitution, the Supreme Court on Thursday said the practice of arresting them on the charge of indulging in flesh trade should stop as instead of being accused many of them are the victims of the social malady.

Proposal to legalise prostitution to be placed before SC panel: NCW

National Commission for Women (NCW) Chief Lalitha Kumaramangalam Wednesday said that proposal for legalising prostitution in India will be placed before the Supreme Court constituted panel Nov 8.

Five held for forcing minor tribal girls into prostitution

Five persons, including a woman, were arrested today for allegedly forcing four minor tribal girls of a government hostel in West Godavari district into flesh trade, police said.

Minor girl forced into prostitution by mother, sister in Hyderabad

A 15-year-old girl here was allegedly forced into prostitution by her mother, sister and brother-in-law for money, police said Thursday.

Neha Dhupia refuses 'Julie 2'
Neha Dhupia refuses 'Julie 2'

 

Mumbai: Former Miss India Neha Dhupia, who created a stir in Bollywood with the bold film "Julie" in 2004, has refused to star in its sequel.

China detains famed film director for prostitution

Chinese film director Wang Quan'an, a Berlin International Film Festival winner known for the movies "Tuya's Marriage" and "White Deer Plain," has been detained on the charge of hiring prostitutes, Beijing police said on Monday.

Man held for forcing women into flesh trade in TN

A 38-year-old man was today arrested here for allegedly forcing women into prostitution after promising them jobs in his massage parlour.

The curious case of `Makdee` actress Shweta Basu Prasad

Once a household name and now a miserable beauty- Shweta Basu Prasad- who featured as a child artist in the popular soap, `Kahaani Ghar Ghar Ki`, has become the scapegoat of the media and the people.

Hansal Mehta comes to 'Makdee' actress Shweta Basu's rescue
Hansal Mehta comes to 'Makdee' actress Shweta Basu's rescue

Actress Shweta Basu Prasad, who was recently caught in a prostitution racket, may land a role in a film directed by Hansal Mehta, who has urged the authorities to "expose" the "clients" of the National Award winning performer.

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.

Nuns fight human trafficking at World Cup

An international association of Catholic nuns on Tuesday launched a public awareness campaign to combat human trafficking and prostitution during the World Cup in Brazil.

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.