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2009-06-02 12:27:00

NEW YORK, June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Amnesty International today urgently demanded that Mexican authorities step up protection around well-known human rights activist and journalist Lydia Cacho Ribeiro, whose home and offices in Cancun are being regularly photographed and watched by an armed man while her life has been threatened in online messages.

2009-06-01 00:50:53

Researchers in Spain monitoring rates of HIV infection HIV and sexually transmitted disease said they found a high rate of condom use in female sex workers. The phenomenon of prostitution has changed over recent years in Spain, going from prostitution as an activity carried out by Spanish women, often injecting drug users, to a situation where it is carried out by women from other countries, which has led to behavioral and social changes, lead author Cinta Folch, a Centre for Epidemiological...

2009-05-20 15:36:34

New York's attorney general indicted seven people Wednesday on charges of running a 24-hour prostitution ring on Craigslist.

2009-05-19 07:00:00

Research Shows More Than 40% of Child Prostitutes In Atlanta Are Advertised on Craigslist ATLANTA, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- A Future, Not A Past--the campaign to stop the prostitution of children in Georgia--believes Craigslist is not doing enough to stop the use of its service by pimps to sell sex with children, it's campaign director said today.

2009-05-16 14:46:42

A 14-year-old boy whose father took him out to find a prostitute for his first sexual encounter chose an undercover British police officer, prosecutors say. The man, a Polish immigrant living in Nottingham, England, decided to initiate his son into manhood by allowing him the pick of the prostitutes

2009-05-13 13:55:00

The world’s largest online classified site Craigslist on Wednesday announced plans to discontinue its “erotic services” category.

2009-05-06 13:08:44

Attorneys from the online advertising site Craigslist met with attorneys general from New York, Connecticut, Illinois and Missouri on Tuesday to begin discussions on whether the online advertisement host will begin blocking the “erotic services” section of its website.

2009-04-09 09:33:00

TUCSON, Ariz., April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Women's luxury tour operator Gateway Destinations (www.gateway-destinations.com) announced that internationally recognized women's health specialist Elizabeth Lee Vliet, M.D., will host a health retreat in southern Italy, beginning October 4, 2009. "This extraordinary travel experience will blend a unique and informative health seminar with a range of leisure activities and sightseeing in breathtaking Italy," says Gateway Destinations founder Jan Acorn.

2009-04-01 04:00:00

Prostitute/John Tax Office? CARSON CITY, Nev., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Should the world's oldest profession be taxed? Senator Bob Coffin thinks that it should, "We're desperate to find money for essential government services, so I will go anywhere to do that."(1) The BunnyRanch does not agree with this proposition.

2009-03-16 19:12:27

A brothel in Berlin says it is trying to lure recession-wary customers by offering a flat rate for prostitutes with unlimited food and drinks. The brothel said $90 can now purchase time with any of the establishment's women plus all the food and drinks a customer can consume, during off-peak times, between 10 a.m.

Word of the Day
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.