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Jul 04, 2016
UK MPs led by Indian-origin lawmaker urge govt to decriminalise prostitutionA cross-party group of British MPs led by Indian-origin lawmaker Keith Vaz has called on the UK government to decriminalise sex work and prostitution.
Jun 12, 2016
In Kamathipura's lanes, legalisation of prostitution seems like a faraway debateThe narrow lanes of Kamathipura, Mumbai's red light district, seem a long distance away from the debate on legalisation of prostitution raging elsewhere
May 23, 2016
Hunger, child marriage, prostitution: How drought hurts women, Dalits moreIndia's worst drought in decades is hurting women and lower-caste Dalits disproportionately, with impacts ranging from malnutrition to early marriage to prostitution, activists say.
Apr 08, 2016
France bans paying for sex: Clients seeking prostitutes will be punishedThe legislation, which passed 64-12 in the parliament's lower house, the National Assembly, makes French law one of the toughest against sex buyers in Europe.
Apr 01, 2016
Number of women being trafficked from Bangladesh into Mumbai brothels is rising, says NGOThe number of women being trafficked from Bangladesh into Mumbai brothels is rising as part of greater migration from India's eastern neighbour, and police and social groups need to do more to rescue and repatriate them, a charity said on Thursday.
Mar 17, 2016
Dancing to a new tune: SC's dance bar directive to cops is a step towards upholding the Right to LivelihoodSet against the banning of dance bars by the Maharashtra Government ten years ago, the Supreme Court in a recent landmark verdict has directed the police to issue licenses to the dance bars from 15 March, 2016. The fundamental right to livelihood enshrined under the Indian Constitution has been reaffirmed by the Apex Court and in what appears to be a morality versus livelihood debate, livelihood has won
Nov 24, 2015
Sex in the city: Murder of Uzbek national exposes thriving sex racket in DelhiFirstpost sought to get firsthand knowledge from the people directly involved in the sex racket in Delhi.
Aug 12, 2015
Amnesty International votes in favor of decriminalising sex tradeAmnesty International on Tuesday voted in favour of adopting a policy supporting the decriminalisation of prostitution in the face of intense criticism over the highly controversial move.
May 28, 2015
Shocker: Teenager from Vadodara prostitutes herself to buy expensive smartphoneIn order to own expensive gadgets that her friends carried but she could not afford, the Vadodara based teenager would book clients through a secret secondary phone
May 26, 2015
Women rights group protest move to 'legalise' prostitutionWomen rights groups from across the country on Tuesday joined hands to oppose tooth and nail any move to 'legalise' prostitution.