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Feb 23, 2018
Oxfam staff accused of sexual exploitation: Haiti suspends charity operations for two months pending investigationHaiti suspended the operations of British charity Oxfam pending the outcome of its investigation into allegations that its staff sexually exploited Haitians.
Feb 20, 2018
101 Underground | Busting Varanasi's child prostitution racketVaranasi is one of the holiest cities in India. According to Manju Singh it is also home to the second largest illegal flesh trade in the world. Along with her husband Ajeet, Manju runs Guria, a non-profit organisation dedicated to fighting child prostitution in the holy city.
Feb 16, 2018
Oxfam unveils 'action plan' after Haiti prostitution scandal, to create independent commission to 'stamp out abuse'British charity Oxfam unveiled an action plan Friday to tackle sexual misconduct following the "stain" of a prostitution scandal but the man at the centre of the allegations denied organising orgies
Feb 12, 2018
Oxfam deputy head Penny Lawrence resigns after Haiti sex scandal, says she is ashamed, 'takes full responsibility'The deputy chief executive of Oxfam Penny Lawrence resigned over the British charity's handling of a prostitution scandal in Haiti involving its staff members and allegations of similar behaviour in Chad
Jan 05, 2018
'Muktir Alo' aimed to economically liberate the women of Sonagachi. Did it succeed?Muktir Alo — launched with great optimism in 2016 — was supposed to provide the women of Sonagachi, Asia's largest red-light district, an alternative career in the film/TV industry. Nearly two years later, what has it achieved?
Dec 17, 2017
'Prostitution' racket busted in Hyderabad; two Mumbai actresses among those arrestedA prostitution racket was busted in Hyderabad with the arrest of four persons. Those arrested include an actress from Bollywood and another television actress
Nov 17, 2017
Rohingya camps becoming target for traffickers, young girls being enticed with promises of job, marriage: aid agenciesRohingya refugees are willing to take whatever comes their way — and many have fallen prey to traffickers, according to the aid agencies.
Aug 11, 2017
Gurugram society shames female tenants for inviting men, accuses them of 'supporting prostitution'Women tenants were publicly shamed by the society members of Essel Towers in Gurugram for having male guests over in their flats, citing a rule that disallowed unmarried tenants from inviting people to their flats of the opposite sex.
Jul 31, 2017
Assam floods aftermath: Relief camps turn hunting ground for human traffickers as populace chases false ray of hopeWhile the administration is making efforts on the ground level to curb trafficking, it has a long way to go, given how deeply Assam is in the grip of the syndicate for whom women and children are merely resources to be procured and sold off.
May 18, 2017
Gujarat High Court ruling opens doors to legal changes, recognise rights of voluntary sex workersThe Gujarat High Court in its latest judgment provided a caveat that in cases where sex work is voluntary Section 370 of the Indian Penal Code would not apply, thus opening the doors to make more sustainable changes in the legal arena for sex workers