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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.