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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.

2006-08-15 07:54:33

By Tan Ee Lyn HONG KONG (Reuters) - Mainland Chinese prostitutes, who flock to Hong Kong in large numbers to make a living, are failing to protect themselves, and the number of HIV/AIDS infections is expected to rise, social workers say.

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.

2006-06-05 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.

2006-04-04 08:00:00

By Verna Gates and Mickey Goodman ATLANTA (Reuters) - In a sleazy hotel room, "Brittany," then aged 16 and drugged into oblivion, waited for the men to arrive. Her pimps sent as many as 17 clients an evening through the door.

2006-04-04 08:10:00

The FBI has identified 14 U.S. cities as centers for the sexual exploitation of children. In addition to Atlanta, they are Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, Minneapolis, New York, San Diego, San Francisco, St. Louis, Tampa, and Washington, D.C.

2006-03-08 20:05:00

By Karin Strohecker BERLIN (Reuters) - The combination of nail-biting soccer matches and crowds of beer-swilling males could mean hefty profits for Germany's sex industry. It is deploying an army of prostitutes to satisfy the needs of libidinous fans during the month-long 2006 World Cup.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.