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2013-12-13 23:28:07

2013 World of Children® Award Holiday Gifts fund the rescue of young girls who are trapped in brothels in India. (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 Every year, over 1.2 million children are bought and sold into sexual slavery where they are abused, sexually assaulted and denied basic human rights. This holiday season, World of Children Award is taking a stand against traffickers to protect every child’s right to happiness, well-being and freedom. 100% of every donation received during the...

2012-05-27 23:00:53

Historically, prostitutes have experienced a steady level of demand, almost irrespective of economic conditions, to the point that the industry has been labelled ℠recession proof' by some. In the past, this has often been the case. However, alternatives to the industry´s services such as websites, pornography and other cheaper substitutes have gained popularity and have negatively affected industry revenue growth. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its...

2009-02-06 14:42:22

Nevada state Sen. Bob Coffin says his state should begin taxing its legal brothels in an attempt to make up for a $2 billion budget shortfall. Coffin has proposed that prostitution be decriminalized throughout the state, not just in rural counties, to allow officials to further tax brothel operators during the ongoing economic crisis, ABC reported Friday. People are licensed to gamble, said Coffin, a Democrat. They are licensed to sell cigarettes. They are licensed to sell alcohol. Why not...

2009-02-06 15:11:02

Nevada state Sen. Bob Coffin says his state should make brothels legal statewide and tax them to help wipe out a $2 billion budget shortfall. Nevada is the only U.S. state with legalized prostitution, but brothels are only allowed in rural counties and pay county taxes only. Coffin proposes that prostitution be decriminalized and that the state get a cut of their revenues, ABC reported Friday. People are licensed to gamble, said Coffin, a Democrat. They are licensed to sell cigarettes. They...

2009-01-26 11:18:09

Brothels in Nevada have offered to join the state's tax rolls, but find themselves rebuffed by politicians despite a large state budget gap. George Flint, director of the Nevada Brothel Association, has been lobbying to have the state's 25 legal brothels pay taxes, The New York Times reported Monday. With a tax behind it, the state's not going to view you as a relic ... and put you out of business, Flint said. Brothels, legal since 1971, pay a $100 annual state fee and taxes to local...

2008-08-06 00:00:38

By JENNA RICHARDS Members of South Devon's Women's Institute branches have supported calls to legalise brothels. The women spoke out after a Channel Four documentary showed the Hampshire County Federation of Women's Institutes calling for prostitution to be legalised. The licensing of brothels was the subject of its motion for debate at the autumn meeting last year of the WI's Hampshire Federation, which has 6,000 members. The motion received almost unanimous backing. Now South Devon...

2006-08-16 15:28:57

By Michelle Nichols NEW YORK (Reuters) - A sex trafficking ring that smuggled South Korean women into the United State to work as prostitutes in cities including the nation's capital has been cracked and 31 people arrested, officials said on Wednesday. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said another 70 women were being questioned to see if they were victims of the ring that shuttled prostitutes among brothels in places such as Washington, Philadelphia and New York. Prosecutors...

2006-08-16 12:25:01

By Michelle Nichols NEW YORK (Reuters) - A sex trafficking ring that smuggled Korean women into the United States to work in brothels has been cracked and 31 people arrested, officials said on Wednesday. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said 70 women were in custody for questioning to see if they were victims of the ring that trafficked prostitutes between brothels in cities including New York, Washington and Philadelphia. Prosecutors said recruiters identified Korean women who...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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