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With 18.35 mn people enslaved, India tops global slavery index

With 18.35 mn people enslaved, India tops global slavery index

India has the dubious distinction of having the highest number of people in the world trapped in modern slavery with 18.35 million victims of forced labour, ranging from prostitution and begging, according to a new report.

Sex machines - the future of `clean` prostitution?

Sex machines - the future of `clean` prostitution?

According to a bizarre study, red-light districts will be transformed by 2050 with the introduction of the robotic sex workers.

Dalit woman humiliated, labelled 'call girl' at Karnataka CM's public grievance meeting​

Dalit woman humiliated, labelled 'call girl' at Karnataka CM's public grievance meeting​

A dalit woman was humiliated and was labelled a call girl by security officials of Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah's monthly public grievance meeting.

Biggest raid in Allahabad's red-light area: Police find 125 women in 5-hour long search operation to bust sex trade

Biggest raid in Allahabad's red-light area: Police find 125 women in 5-hour long search operation to bust sex trade

Acting on a tip-off, police on Sunday conducted its biggest raid ever in Allahabad's Meerganj - a red-light area.

Police bust sex racket with help of WhatsApp – know how

Police bust sex racket with help of WhatsApp – know how

Nawabganj Police have busted a sex racket in which WhatsApp was being used to run the flesh trade.

France's new law on prostitution bans buying sex, not selling it

France's new law on prostitution bans buying sex, not selling it

Prostitution in itself is legal in France — though brothels, pimping and the sale of sex by minors are illegal.

`More women are being trafficked from Bangladesh to Mumbai brothels`

The number of Bengali-speaking commercial sex workers in Mumbai's main red-light district of Kamathipura is at a record high, according to data compiled by Prerana.

In the name of tradition, women in Perna community forced into prostitution by husbands, in-laws

In the name of tradition, women in Perna community forced into prostitution by husbands, in-laws

When the nation is talking women empowerment and revolutionary programs like Beti bachao beti Padao, the women belonging to the Perna community living in Premnagar and Dharmshala area of Najafgarh in Delhi are still following the tradition of forced prostitution.

Indonesia demolishes capital's largest red-light district

Indonesia demolishes capital's largest red-light district

Bulldozers started demolishing hundreds of buildings in the Indonesian capital`s largest red-light district on Monday as part of a nationwide effort to eradicate prostitution in the world`s most populous Muslim-majority nation.

SHOCKING! Raped by friend, minor on her way to abortion clinic delivers dead foetus inside metro station

SHOCKING! Raped by friend, minor on her way to abortion clinic delivers dead foetus inside metro station

In a shocking development, a 16-year-old girl delivered a dead foetus at Delhi's Keshav Puram Metro station. 

Sex workers 'participating with consent' should not face police action: SC panel

Sex workers 'participating with consent' should not face police action: SC panel

It is believed that a majority of sex workers in India are forced into the trade by poverty.

Forced into prostitution at 12, raped 43,200 times, fell pregnant to pimp: A girl's 4-year sexual slavery ordeal

Forced into prostitution at 12, raped 43,200 times, fell pregnant to pimp: A girl's 4-year sexual slavery ordeal

This is certainly one of most shocking news on the rape incidents and crime against women!

When Swami Vivekananda advised not to hate prostitutes

When Swami Vivekananda advised not to hate prostitutes

Today is Hindu monk Swami Vivekananda's 153rd birth anniversary.

Men over 60 indulge in unsafe sex when they pay for it!

Men over 60 indulge in unsafe sex when they pay for it!

According to lead study author Dr Christine Milrod, among American men between ages 60 and 84 who pay for sex, it was found that the older they were, the more frequently they paid for sex.

It’s legal in Holland! Sex as payment for driving lessons

It’s legal in Holland! Sex as payment for driving lessons

Introduced by the Dutch government, a new law allows driving instructors to accept sex as fee from the students.

'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.