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2006-08-16 13:55:00

Sex workers and their supporters from 21 countries marched on Wednesday through the 16th International AIDS Conference to demand their own place not only at the conference, but in their own societies.

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.

2006-07-07 07:25:00

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Prostitutes in southern India are being given discount shopping cards in return for having regular checks at a sexual health clinic as part of a project to raise HIV/AIDS awareness.

2006-06-23 12:50:00

The hordes of beer-swilling men who have descended on Germany for the World Cup are proving a disappointment for the host nation's sex workers, preferring to party in public rather than spend time with prostitutes.

2006-06-23 12:53:18

By Karin Strohecker BERLIN (Reuters) - The hordes of beer-swilling men who have descended on Germany for the World Cup are proving a disappointment for the host nation's sex workers, preferring to party in public rather than spend time with prostitutes.

2006-06-17 13:03:19

NEW YORK (Reuters) - An accused prostitution ringleader said a Time Warner Inc. Chief Financial Officer was her "sugar daddy" in a relationship where he had showered her with gifts, two New York tabloid newspapers reported on Saturday.

2006-06-05 16:35:35

By Saul Hudson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is concerned thousands of women may be forced to travel to Germany and work as prostitutes during the football World Cup which starts on Friday, a senior U.S. official said.

2006-05-25 07:30:00

By Jonathan Allen NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Plans to toughen India's laws to prevent human trafficking could drive prostitutes underground and jeopardize HIV-prevention in a country suffering the world's second-highest caseload, health officials said on Thursday.

2006-05-03 13:55:03

VIENNA (Reuters) - German security preparations for the World Cup finals are going well, a senior U.S. Homeland Security official said on Wednesday.

2006-05-03 10:45:42

VIENNA (Reuters) - German security preparations for the World Cup finals are going well, a senior U.S. Homeland Security official said on Wednesday.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.