• legalization merely increases demand and throws open the floodgates of child prostitution. (americanthinker.com)
  • An investigation into a child prostitution ring in Telford comes to an end as the High Court rejects an appeal by the Crown Prosecution Service. (scoop.it)
  • But legalizing child prostitution will only incentivize the increased exploitation of underage girls. (crunchyroll.com)
  • Michael Gilliland, CEO of Sunflower Farmers Market, resigned from the company yesterday after being arrested for child prostitution. (newser.com)
  • Newser) - The founder and CEO of a 32-store chain of natural foods grocery stores located around the Southwest stepped down yesterday after being arrested on suspicion of felony child prostitution in Phoenix on Thursday, reports the Arizona Republic . (newser.com)
  • Shortey was booked Thursday on child prostitution charges for allegedly hiring a 17-year-old boy for sex, leading to calls for his resignation and a separate internal investigation into his years of work with a youth program. (ocregister.com)
  • Ralph Shortey, a 35-year-old conservative Republican who has a wife and three young daughters, surrendered to authorities on charges of engaging in child prostitution, transporting a minor for prostitution and engaging in prostitution within 1,000 feet of a church. (ocregister.com)
  • The age of consent in Oklahoma is 16, but Oklahoma's child prostitution statute applies to any person under 18 years old. (ocregister.com)
  • Child prostitution remains a persistent threat to children across the country,'' Ron Hosko, assistant director of the bureau's criminal investigative division, told a press conference. (bostonglobe.com)
  • The indictments, part of a massive child-prostitution crackdown the feds called "Innocence Lost," spelled out the sophistication and high level of organization among pimps who managed the business: setting prices, establishing work schedules, and negotiating turf. (toledoblade.com)
  • On May 14th, blogger and journalist Evany José Metzker was in Padre Paraíso city, in the state of Minas Gerais, checking information for a series of investigative articles about child prostitution in the region, when he disappeared. (ifex.org)
  • Child-welfare workers complain that the police do not react to cases of child prostitution because of a lack of training or an unwillingness to intervene. (eurasianet.org)
  • Child-prostitution remains a taboo-topic for public discussion, and not one yet addressed by the government. (eurasianet.org)
  • Abuse is often suffered by prostitutes, more than half of UK women in prostitution have been raped and/or seriously sexually assaulted and at least three quarters have been physically assaulted. (wikipedia.org)
  • The internet has become one of the preferred methods of communication for prostitution, as clients and prostitutes are less vulnerable to arrest or assault and for its convenience. (wikipedia.org)
  • The last time prostitution was completely forbidden in Austria was under Maria Theresa of Austria (1740-1780) who shipped prostitutes along with other "antisocial" people down the Danube to Timișoara in the Banat region of Romania. (wikipedia.org)
  • Where prostitution is illegal or taboo, it is common for male prostitutes to use euphemisms which present their business as providing companionship, nude modeling or dancing, body massage, or some other acceptable fee-for-service arrangement. (wikipedia.org)
  • Those working in prostitution, especially street prostitutes, sometimes refer to the act of prostitution as turning tricks . (wikipedia.org)
  • Prostitutes may be female or male or transgender, and prostitution may entail heterosexual or homosexual activity, but historically most prostitutes have been women and most clients men. (britannica.com)
  • In Germany, legalizing prostitution hasn't improved conditions for prostitutes. (americanthinker.com)
  • Legalizing prostitution could pave the way for regulations on mandatory testing for HIV and other STD's, making it safer for both the prostitutes and their patrons. (seattlepi.com)
  • Nine of the arrests were female prostitutes, police said, while the undercover operation also resulted in the arrest of one man, Jesus Sanchez, who was charged with promoting prostitution. (courant.com)
  • While the ethical implications of soon-to-be doctors working as prostitutes are unclear, 'what is unacceptable is a student being forced into prostitution out of financial desperation,' Dixon said. (livescience.com)
  • The Council voted this afternoon to consult with the public, Prostitutes Collective, massage parlour owners, the Police, Community and Public Health and others, as part of assessing whether or not it needs extra control measures for prostitution-related activities, after the passing of the Act. (scoop.co.nz)
  • Religions have consistently condemned other forms of prostitution in which the activity is purely for personal pleasure, and severe penalties have been imposed on the prostitutes, although usually not on their clients. (newworldencyclopedia.org)
  • Leonardo Russomanno, of Ottawa's Criminal Lawyers' Association, disagreed, and said setting "loftier objectives of eradicating prostitution itself and discouraging sex workers" will not save the bill which still endangers prostitutes' safety. (thestar.com)
  • The old law was struck down in December after the high court ruled criminal bans on communications for soliciting purposes, the operation of safe indoor locations, and living on the avails of prostitution imposed dangerous working conditions on prostitutes. (thestar.com)
  • As long ago as 1985, Ottawa had been warned its prostitution laws were outdated and piecemeal, and were having the effect of increasing the violence suffered by prostitutes. (nationalpost.com)
  • Justice Himel, having concluded that was a violation of prostitutes' Charter rights, struck down the Crime Code provision that made it illegal to "communicate for the purpose of" prostitution, "live off the avails" or "operate a common bawdy house. (nationalpost.com)
  • If Ottawa truly cares about stopping the victimization of prostitutes, it will stop fighting the current case and work on making laws governing prostitution more consistent and sensible. (nationalpost.com)
  • Operators and organizations representing prostitutes say that strategy means erotic massage parlours continue to operate across the island with relative impunity and recent federal anti-prostitution law that came into effect late last year is, at least in part, being ignored. (thestar.com)
  • Working conditions could be substantially improved for prostitutes - at least those legally employed - if prostitution is legalized," wrote the authors of the World Development study. (tallahassee.com)
  • The criminalization of prostitution has created an underworld of illegal activity, that has traumatic consequences on an estimated one million prostitutes. (bartleby.com)
  • JANESVILLE-As Janesville police gear up to address the problem of prostitutes who advertise online, they are dealing with a prostitution case they believe goes back long before the Internet became a part of daily life. (gazettextra.com)
  • Although officers assigned to the program agree that they are making a dent into street-level prostitution in West Palm Beach, they warned that some prostitutes can't fulfill the terms of PREP because of drug addiction. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • In the Bedford case, Canada's top court agreed that prostitutes need to be protected and it agreed with the complainants that criminal sanctions against brothels and those living off the avails of prostitution put them at greater risk. (vancouversun.com)
  • I know the FBI is concentrating on Toledo, and I know Toledo is one of the top cities in the country for teen prostitution," said Celia Williamson, a University of Toledo professor known nationally for research of prostitutes. (toledoblade.com)
  • Prostitution became a field of academic study around the 1970s and due to its potentially sensitive nature, Mazo Karras writes that the historian must 'steer clear between the dangers of portraying prostitutes as victims by concentrating too much on how others saw them and the danger of decontextualising them by concentrating too much on their agency' (Houlbrook, 2006: 209). (warwick.ac.uk)
  • This may be in part due to Walkowitz's influential work Prostitution and Victorian Society (1980) which analysed the role of women, both those who were prostitutes and those who were not, in the passage and repeal campaigns of the Contagious Diseases Acts, in doing so exploring the place of the prostitute in wider Victorian society. (warwick.ac.uk)
  • It's this kind of legislation and consideration/compromises around sex work that make it clear prostitution should also be legal all over the U.S. More than 1 million women in the United States have worked as prostitutes, according to the National Task Force on Prostitution . (cafemom.com)
  • Human trafficking is a very real problem all over the world and in the U.S. If prostitution were legal, there would also be legal requirements that prostitutes would have to meet --18 years old, a U.S. citizen, etc. (cafemom.com)
  • Nevada allows licensed brothels, but only in some rural areas, not in the major metropolitan areas (only 8 counties have active brothels and prostitution outside these brothels is illegal throughout the state). (wikipedia.org)
  • The most restrictive law is that of Vorarlberg, where prostitution is legal only in licensed brothels and to date no such licenses have been issued. (wikipedia.org)
  • Around this time, prostitution was reported to have taken place in brothels, such as the Paresis Hall in the Bowery district of New York and in some gay bathhouses . (wikipedia.org)
  • By 1915 nearly all states had passed laws that banned brothels or regulated the profits of prostitution. (britannica.com)
  • After legalization in Australia, illegal brothels increased 300%, pulling thousands more vulnerable women into prostitution. (americanthinker.com)
  • Prostitution is illegal in all states expect Nevada, which allows licensed brothels. (livescience.com)
  • Councils do not have the power to make bylaws which would try to completely ban brothels, soliciting or prostitution in general. (scoop.co.nz)
  • Brothels are establishments specifically dedicated to prostitution, often confined to special red-light districts in big cities. (newworldencyclopedia.org)
  • More surprisingly, an Ifop study commissioned by popular feminist monthly Causette in February showed 73% of people favoured reopening brothels, banned in France for decades, as a way to limit and control prostitution. (france24.com)
  • Mayor Denis Coderre had a plan to clean the city of the brothels but a Supreme Court of Canada ruling in late 2013 forced the government to redraft the country's prostitution laws and put the mayor's ambitious plans on hold. (thestar.com)
  • Then in 1358, Italy's Great Council of Venice "declared prostitution to be 'absolutely indispensable to the world,' and government funded brothels were established in major Italian cities throughout the 14th and 15th centuries" (Head). (bartleby.com)
  • Just imagine, if one red light district is made up of 40 houses/brothels, then how much prostitution is going on throughout Bandung! (indonesiamatters.com)
  • Historically, religion and prostitution have often been intertwined, with church-run brothels being common in many areas up until only a few hundred years ago. (rationalwiki.org)
  • 78% of 55 women who sought help in 1991 from the Council for Prostitution Alternatives in Portland, Oregon reported being raped an average of 16 times a year by pimps, and were raped 33 times a year by johns. (conservapedia.com)
  • Pimps control 80%-95% of all forms of prostitution. (americanthinker.com)
  • Around the world it has been shown that just as in the case of illegal prostitution, the only ones who benefit in areas where prostitution is legal are the pimps and traffickers leading unsuspecting or vulnerable women into dangerous lives of virtual (and many cases literal) slavery . (seattlepi.com)
  • Organizers of prostitution are typically known as pimps (if male) and madams (if female). (newworldencyclopedia.org)
  • The three-day sweep of 76 cities, focusing on underage victims of prostitution, rescued 105 teens and resulted in 150 arrests of pimps and other individuals. (latimes.com)
  • Immunity from arrest means law enforcement can't interfere with minors engaging in prostitution - which translates into bigger and better cash flow for the pimps. (crunchyroll.com)
  • Minors involved in prostitution are clearly victims, and allowing our law enforcement officers to pick these minors up and get them away from their pimps and into custody is a dramatically better solution than making it legal for them to sell themselves for sex. (crunchyroll.com)
  • In the debate about prostitution, there are those, like the Dutch, who advocate legalising it, and those, like the Swedes, who want to get women off the streets by cracking down on customers and pimps. (prostitutionresearch.com)
  • A description of the abusive power relationships between women in prostitution with their pimps, comparing the dynamics of prostituted women and their pimps to those of battered women and their partners. (prostitutionresearch.com)
  • The FBI said authorities saved 105 young people, almost all girls ages 13 to 17, who were forced into prostitution, and arrested 150 pimps and others in the three-day law enforcement sweep in 76 cities across the country. (dailyherald.com)
  • The campaign, officials said, is aimed at "disrupting the cycle of victimization of children involved in prostitution by getting them off the streets and at developing sufficient evidence to bring serious federal charges against the pimps who are profiting from the sale of children in this way. (dailyherald.com)
  • A majority of juveniles arrested on prostitution charges in Los Angeles County come from the county's foster care system, and, in some cases, pimps use underage sex workers to recruit fellow group home residents, county officials said. (latimes.com)
  • Proposition 35, which imposes tougher penalties on pimps, also includes language that decriminalizes prostitution for minors caught up in the trade - although there is debate about the effects of that change. (latimes.com)
  • The legislation it introduced following the Bedford case, based on the Swedish abolitionist model, targets demand by criminalizing buyers and purveyors of prostitution, including pimps, traffickers and anyone who publishes advertising for the sale of sexual services. (vancouversun.com)
  • WASHINGTON (AP) - Authorities rescued 105 children who were forced into prostitution and arrested 150 pimps and others in a three-day law enforcement sweep in 76 American cities, the FBI said Monday. (bostonglobe.com)
  • But while the feds are able to lay out the inner workings of the Toledo-based prostitution ring, they can't explain why a handful of local pimps became such big players on the national scene, providing girls to more than a dozen states stretching from California to the nation's capital. (toledoblade.com)
  • A nearly two-week nationwide crackdown on prostitution solicitation netted several suburban arrests. (dailyherald.com)
  • The two-week operation brings the number of prostitution-related arrests in the county to nearly 300 since mid-August, a number that law enforcement officials have said is due to a new focus to stymie demand for prostitution in the region. (chron.com)
  • Two children were rescued and numerous prostitution-related arrests were made in the metropolitan area, including Arlington Heights and Naperville, as part of a nationwide crackdown aimed at combating sex trafficking of minors, authorities said Monday. (dailyherald.com)
  • By noon, the team made three arrests, and by day's end both teams racked up 17 prostitution-related arrests. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • For many others, "prostitution is a continuation of the victim's sexual exploitation, not the beginning," FBI Assistant Director Chris Swecker said at a Justice Department news conference last month in Washington announcing the arrests. (toledoblade.com)
  • Can Spitzer Survive Prostitution Scandal? (npr.org)
  • WASHINGTON - Three more Secret Service employees who were involved in the Colombian prostitution scandal are leaving the agency, bringing the total to half a dozen agents or uniformed officers who saw their careers cut short in a widening investigation of alleged misconduct. (latimes.com)
  • The White House says new accusations it covered up a link between its staff and the 2012 Secret Service prostitution scandal have already been litigated and dismissed. (upi.com)
  • WASHINGTON - Six months after members of the U.S. military and the Secret Service were embroiled in a prostitution scandal in Colombia, two Navy sailors have been stripped of their security clearances and pulled off their regular jobs, but they have yet to be charged. (heraldnet.com)
  • WASHINGTON - Seven Army soldiers and two Marines have received administrative punishments, but are not facing criminal charges, for their part in the Secret Service prostitution scandal in Colombia this year, The Associated Press has learned. (pressherald.com)
  • In Germany, human trafficking has increased 70% in the last 5 years, although some legalization supporters are asking the question if this increase is due to more effective police crackdowns on trafficking now that they have extra resources that had previously been devoted to stopping prostitution altogether. (seattlepi.com)
  • Ever since the alleged sex-spa busts, he's been advocating on Facebook for legalization, taxation and regulation of prostitution. (tallahassee.com)
  • By 2013, when the Conservative government called for input into new prostitution laws, Vancouver's council was urging full legalization (with the exception of the purchase of sexual services from minors). (vancouversun.com)
  • Anti-prostitution groups said legalizing prostitution is not the answer and oppose it on moral grounds, the Times reported. (upi.com)
  • Naomi Sayers, of the alliance, called the bill part of a "highly politicized and futile anti-prostitution campaign. (thestar.com)
  • Justice Himel thus concluded that the three anti-prostitution laws were forcing sex-trade workers "to choose between their liberty interest and their right to security of the person. (nationalpost.com)
  • Dianne Matte, spokeswoman for CLES, a Montreal-based anti-prostitution advocacy group that helps women leave the sex trade, said the new laws on the books need to be enforced. (thestar.com)
  • ESPLERP raised $30,000 from a GoFundMe campaign in 2014 to file a legal challenge against California's anti-prostitution law, but when they tried to raise funds to support their court case the following year, they were banned from GoFundMe entirely. (counterpunch.org)
  • Glendyne Gerrard, director of anti-prostitution organization Defend Dignity, said she knows a girl who came from an abusive background, had worked on the streets and was in survival mode when she decided to become a pimp. (nationalpost.com)
  • Under Strafgesetzbuch § 216, it is forbidden to receive a regular income from the prostitution of another person, so a prostitute cannot legally be considered an employee. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Council for Prostitution Alternatives 10 found that 85% of their prostitute clients reported a history of sexual abuse in childhood, while 70% reported incest. (conservapedia.com)
  • In the Law of Moses , prostitution is forbidden to the daughters of priests in the Aaronic order and it is forbidden for priests to marry a prostitute. (conservapedia.com)
  • Prostitution is the selling or trading of sexual favors and a prostitute is the person (usually female) who engages in sexual activity for money (or, sometimes, to barter for other goods or services). (rationalwiki.org)
  • To be accepted into the program, a prostitute must plead guilty, complete a drug counseling program, take a screening test for sexually transmitted diseases, and stay out of a specifically mapped area known for prostitution activity. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • During the approximately eight-hour operation, POP and CRU investigators arrested three female suspects for solicitation/facilitation of prostitution after responding to the "escorts'" webpage ads for "in-call services" (where the prostitute sets the location where they will meet to trade money for sex). (arcataeye.com)
  • This article, structured around Dr William Acton's criteria of social, medical and moral aspects of prostitution, attempts to unravel the complexities surrounding the prostitute and her trade, and to provide an overview of how the Victorian era perceived the Great Social Evil through their writings on its causes and cures. (warwick.ac.uk)
  • Backpage served as the internet's leading forum for prostitution ads, including ads seeking to prostitute minors, the Justice Department claimed in a Monday afternoon release. (freebeacon.com)
  • Even in countries where prostitution is legal, victims often do not report sex-related crimes because they'd have to register and then live with the prostitution label. (americanthinker.com)
  • It shields the minors from being charged with prostitution when they are the victims in the scenario not the criminals. (crunchyroll.com)
  • Of course, it's probably because of the reality that prostitution is a dangerous profession , that leads to other societal problems, but the CNN journalist painted it as if Angel and her colleagues are the victims of moral adherents seeking to control women. (newsbusters.org)
  • While the prostitution crackdown is likely to end soon, Winston Chesterfield, associate director at Ledbury Research, said the heyday of 'uber' spirits is waning and brands will have to focus on the burgeoning middle class. (cnbc.com)
  • Charges against the founders of Backpage, a personals ad website recently seized by federal authorities, were unveiled by the Phoenix U.S. Attorney's office Monday, the latest development in a federal crackdown on digital prostitution. (freebeacon.com)
  • Garcia was booked on a $35,000 cash or surety bond for investigation of promoting prostitution, tampering with evidence and conspiracy, Metropolitan Detention Center records show. (chron.com)
  • As a result of their investigation, POP detectives, supplemented by patrol officers, conducted a prostitution sting last night (09.18.13) at a local motel. (arcataeye.com)
  • This article attempts to unravel some of the complexities in the circumstances surrounding this labeling by Victorians through the investigation of some of the problems and controversies which prostitution raised in society. (warwick.ac.uk)
  • DES PERES, MO (KTVI)- A Des Peres business had its license revoked after an investigation discovered prostitution at the establishment, which offered massages. (fox2now.com)
  • However, since this did little to reduce prostitution, Austrian laws changed to consider prostitution as a necessary evil that had to be tolerated but regulated by the state. (wikipedia.org)
  • New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is speaking out for the first time since being charged with two counts of solicitation following a prostitution sting in Florida. (msn.com)
  • Florida State Attorney Dave Aronberg hosts a news conference Monday, Feb. 25, 2019 in West Palm Beach to update the public on the recent prostitution and human trafficking cases. (tallahassee.com)
  • 2. The legal supply of sex-for-sale is nonexistent in states where prostitution is outlawed, including Florida. (tallahassee.com)
  • Ergo, some folks conclude, Florida should legalize prostitution to stem the tide of illegal sex trafficking. (tallahassee.com)
  • The laws of the federal States of Austria place further restrictions on the times and places where prostitution may occur. (wikipedia.org)
  • This sentence was revised in 2012 (OGH April 18, 2012, 3 Ob 45/12g), explaining that prostitution can no longer generally be considered as unconscionable because moral attitudes have changed and prostitution is regulated by local laws. (wikipedia.org)
  • Prostitution in itself is inherently violent," she told the Thomson Reuters Foundation, adding that laws aimed at curbing demand by punishing clients without criminalizing those who have been driven into prostitution were a better solution. (reuters.com)
  • Forced prostitution is a violation of human rights, and we unequivocally support laws banning trafficking and exploitation. (nj.com)
  • In a ruling last week the Supreme Court of Canada struck down three key provisions in Canada's prostitution laws. (wbez.org)
  • Laws against prostitution in PRC and Hong Kong are legacies of the Maoist era and British colonial rule - two greatly injust legislative traditions. (rationalwiki.org)
  • Since then, not a single person has been arrested for buying sexual services, not even after the new prostitution laws were enacted in 2014. (vancouversun.com)
  • But the mayor is confusing the effects of prostitution with the effects of laws against prostitution. (baltimoresun.com)
  • OTTAWA- Justice Minister Peter MacKay says the Conservative government's goal in Bill C-36 is to abolish prostitution but admitted that may be more wishful thinking than realistic. (thestar.com)
  • Golojuch personally supports the idea of decriminalizing prostitution, but he said he and the caucus had not yet taken an official position on the bill. (ktvu.com)
  • BANJA LUKA, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) - Members of a Bosnia wheelchair basketball club are launching a campaign to legalize prostitution in the country to help disabled people "achieve their right to love. (yahoo.com)
  • With budgets getting tighter, necessitating cutbacks in government services and City Council and the Mayor looking for additional revenue sources, one possibility might be to address seedy motel crime, improve dangerous conditions for sex workers, free up precious police resources, and provide extra revenue for the City in one fell swoop - legalize prostitution in licensed and regulated establishments along the worst sections of Aurora Avenue. (seattlepi.com)
  • HONOLULU (AP) - Hawaii lawmakers are considering decriminalizing prostitution in the state after the speaker of the House introduced a bill that would also legalize buying sex and acting as a pimp. (ktvu.com)
  • What muddied the legal waters is that during the 2015 election campaign, some Liberal candidates (including Hedy Fry in Vancouver Centre) suggested that their government would revoke the changes and legalize prostitution. (vancouversun.com)
  • The middle-aged man offers sympathy because he knows that prostitution in his country's institutions of higher learning is virtually out of control. (iwpr.net)
  • It will not include illegal drugs and prostitution in its official calculation of the country's gross domestic product. (slate.com)
  • Some interpreters consider that in one of the Pauline vice lists, 1 Corinthians 6:9-10, one of the words malakoi ("soft") or arsenokoitai (a compound of "male" and "bed") refer to male prostitution (or male temple prostitution): this interpretation of arsenokoitai is followed in the New Revised Standard Version . (wikipedia.org)
  • Having failed to convince the lower court that bans on prostitution were justified because prostitution disrupts neighbourhoods and encourages violence against its young practitioners, Ottawa has chosen to argue against the "psychological harm" prostitution causes. (nationalpost.com)
  • Head also mentions that back to 1802 when the French Revolution occurred, the French established a police force to fight against prostitution: …the government replaced the traditional bans on prostitution with a new Bureau of Morals (Bureau des Moeurs) - first in Paris, and then throughout the country. (bartleby.com)
  • Nations have been divided over the best way to deal with prostitution. (reuters.com)
  • How to deal with the issue is mixed: Chicoine and other parlour owners want prostitution to be decriminalized entirely while advocacy groups that deal with prostitution in Montreal are split. (thestar.com)
  • He finds Augustine's and Aquinas's arguments in favor of tolerating the existing practice of prostitution to be "probable" (permitted). (catholic.com)
  • The Bandung Sin Watch (Bandung Maksiat Watch (BMW)) association, which is an umbrella organisation for a number of Islamic groups including Majelis Mujahidin, Pemuda Muhammadiyah, and Tim Pengacara Muslim, and is led by Asep Syarifudin of the Front Pembela Islam (see Headscarf Ban ), has called on the Bandung city government in West Java to declare a Prostitution Emergency over the rampant practice of prostitution there. (indonesiamatters.com)
  • Well, is anyone naive enough to believe that prostitution just depends on willing employees coming in and saying that's the occupation they want to practice? (conservapedia.com)
  • and those who believe that prostitution is violence against women, a vestige of gender inequality that ought to be abolished. (vancouversun.com)
  • The researchers found countries with legalized prostitution are associated with higher inflows of human trafficking than countries where prostitution is prohibited. (tallahassee.com)
  • East Asian countries, where prostitution has been a cultural norm, currently range from fully legal prostitution (e.g. (rationalwiki.org)
  • The Montreal police chief inspector in charge of the city's strategy on combating prostitution said no such order to ignore massage parlours exists. (thestar.com)
  • It dates back to the city's 2001 harm-reduction model in the "Four Pillars Approach to Drug Problems," which included a recommendation that prostitution be decriminalized. (vancouversun.com)
  • Two of the business' employees were charged last month with miscellaneous sex violations, breaking the city's ordinance prohibiting prostitution. (fox2now.com)
  • With escalating debts, students in the United Kingdom may view prostitution as an easy way to get rich quick,' Dixon wrote in her article, published today (Feb. 28) in journal Student BMJ. (livescience.com)
  • Since the 1980s, attitudes toward prostitution have changed radically through two major developments. (britannica.com)
  • The Justice Department has estimated that nearly 450,000 children run away from home each year and that one-third of teens living on the street will be lured toward prostitution within 48 hours of leaving home. (bostonglobe.com)
  • These are the people who are forcing women into illegal prostitution, which is far more destructive, due to many factors. (bartleby.com)
  • He took on Wall Street, organized crime and even busted several prostitution rings. (npr.org)
  • Over the past year, the hotel has been the site of a killing, several prostitution stings and more recently, a serious stabbing. (telegram.com)
  • In 1873, Anton Ritter von Le Monnier, head of the Vienna police, reformed Vienna's prostitution law, and health certificates have been obligatory since that time. (wikipedia.org)
  • Montreal (AFP) - Canadian federal police said Wednesday they have arrested the leaders of a prostitution ring that smuggled at least 500 women mostly from China and South Korea into the country. (yahoo.com)
  • Two others are still wanted by police, including a woman alleged to have recruited young women into the prostitution ring. (yahoo.com)
  • The motels along the stretch of Aurora in North Seattle are hotbeds of crime and prostitution that suck the attention of the Seattle Police Department in a time of dwindling resources and budget cuts. (seattlepi.com)
  • Davletova says local police have refused to investigate the prostitution allegations. (rferl.org)
  • The Prince George's County Police Department says it will take to Twitter as the Vice Unit conducts a prostitution sting next week. (governing.com)
  • Cops busted two massage parlors in Chinatown for alleged prostitution earlier this week, police announced Friday. (philly.com)
  • Local, state and federal police arrested 21 people during two days last week in Chatham County in an operation targeting prostitution. (savannahnow.com)
  • Seven women were arrested for prostitution, one man for pimping and 13 men for pandering, said Savannah-Chatham police spokesman Julian Miller. (savannahnow.com)
  • Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn wants an end to all 'insinuations' against him, with the latest ones suggesting that he was involved in a prostitution ring and had allegedly taken help of a police chief to have an orgy in a Paris hotel. (hindustantimes.com)
  • One day a police officer told me: 'We know what's happening in your salon, and we prefer to see (prostitution) in this kind of place instead of on the street. (thestar.com)
  • An operation by undercover police ended with 44 people being charged in connection with a street-level prostitution ring in north Harris County. (chron.com)
  • A former Baltimore City police officer will spend the next 21 months in prison for running a prostitution business that included him pimping out his 19-year-old wife. (wbaltv.com)
  • Everywhere you look in this country, there are tinctures of normalised things worse than prostitution, but because the persons doing those things have been granted the special prerogative to do as they please, neither the people nor the rudderless lackeys and moral fanatics in the police and other security agencies can be bothered. (modernghana.com)
  • POMPANO BEACH - - Police will be conducting a prostitution sting in the city during Friday's late afternoon and evening hours. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • Police released the sting information in an attempt to curb prostitution and to make the public aware of the department's continuing efforts to combat prostitution. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • The U.K. Office for National Statistics in particular approached its mandate with wonkish seriousness, publishing a 20-page précis of its methodology that explained how it would, say, calculate the dollar amount of prostitution (police records help) or deal with domestically produced drugs versus imported drugs. (slate.com)
  • Aurora police say Shanice Gregory, 24, of the 300 block of Yates Street in Calumet City, and Anita Zelker, 42, of the 900 block of Rollins Road in Addison, both were charged with prostitution. (dailyherald.com)
  • Busting a high-end prostitution racket which involved online transfers of money and use of social media, city police have rescued a woman from a star hotel here and are searching for the kingpin. (business-standard.com)
  • In consultation with the district attorney's office, police on Tuesday arrested him on felony charges of soliciting for prostitution and maintaining a place of prostitution. (gazettextra.com)
  • Police talked to Patterson again, and he eventually admitted the photography and the prostitution, Davis said. (gazettextra.com)
  • West Palm Beach Police call it PREP - Prostitution Relocation and Enforcement Program. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • El Paso police undercover vice officers arrested six people on prostitution and drug charges in an adult website "escort services" sex sting. (elpasotimes.com)
  • In this undated photo release by Albuquerque Police Department showing New Jersey college professor David Flory who has been arrested in New Mexico and is accused of operating a prostitution website. (chron.com)
  • Still other girls leave home "for the thrill of it," stumbling into forced prostitution along the way, said Jim Anderson, one of the Toledo Police Department's missing-persons detectives. (toledoblade.com)
  • CHICAGO - The Chicago Police Department has a new weapon against prostitution: a Web site that regularly posts the names, addresses and photos of those arrested for trying to purchase such services. (baltimoresun.com)
  • As Ottawa police search for a third teenage girl believed to have pimped out peers as young as 13, observers say there is a high likelihood the girls accused of running a local prostitution ring have been victimized themselves. (nationalpost.com)
  • The "shocking" case, as police have called it, turns the conventional idea of prostitution and human trafficking on its head, but those who study sexual exploitation and work with the exploited were not at all surprised when they heard that two 15-year-old Ottawa girls were charged with human trafficking and a slew of other related charges over the weekend. (nationalpost.com)
  • Augustine and Aquinas were considering whether an immoral practice ought to be tolerated by civil authorities, and they argued that prostitution could be tolerated so as to prevent graver social evils from springing up in its place. (catholic.com)
  • The former University of New Mexico President was arrested and jailed Thursday, June 23, 2011 in connection with a multistate, online prostitution ring that authorities say was run by a physics professor from New Jersey. (chron.com)
  • If prostitution were legalized, the authorities could enforce health regulations in the interest of provider as well as patron. (baltimoresun.com)
  • It's important to note that Augustine and Aquinas weren't arguing for the decriminalization of prostitution, nor were they arguing that prostitution should be considered to be a moral good. (catholic.com)
  • Among predominantly Muslim countries, Turkey has legalized prostitution and made it subject to a system of health checks for sex workers, and in Bangladesh prostitution is notionally legal but associated behaviours such as soliciting are prohibited. (britannica.com)
  • LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Sex workers in countries where selling or buying sex is illegal are more likely to face violence, not use condoms and contract HIV, researchers said on Tuesday, calling for prostitution to be decriminalized. (reuters.com)
  • But the proposal ignores another option with potential for greater and more equitable results: Shifting criminal responsibility for prostitution away from sex workers and onto their customers. (taipeitimes.com)
  • Legalized prostitution, however, has not stopped human trafficking and rampant physical abuse (including sexual assault) of sex workers in, say, Amsterdam. (taipeitimes.com)
  • Sweden has reported steady progress in reducing prostitution by punishing customers rather than sex workers. (taipeitimes.com)
  • French lawmakers are debating new prostitution legislation that would penalise clients instead of sex workers. (france24.com)
  • Because the "scale effect" of legalized prostitution - meaning expansion of the market - outweighs the "substitution effect" in which legal workers are used instead of illegal workers. (tallahassee.com)
  • By the age of 14, boys typically turn to crime, including theft, while girls often turn to prostitution, social workers say. (eurasianet.org)
  • Children do not openly discuss their backgrounds in prostitution, but social workers like Nino Danelia, a state social worker on a World-Vision-run team that works with street children, claim the connection usually is clear. (eurasianet.org)
  • Though prostitution has been legalized in Amsterdam, the sex worker/activist lamented that she doesn't have the same privileges as other honest workers. (newsbusters.org)
  • FOSTA has also been attacked by pro-prostitution groups such as The Women's March, which wrote on Twitter that, "The shutting down of #Backpage is an absolute crisis for sex workers who rely on the site to safely get in touch with clients. (freebeacon.com)
  • But the federal government's decision to submit affidavits describing the negative emotional consequences of being paid for sex is perplexing, given that it is not seeking to outlaw prostitution altogether. (nationalpost.com)
  • If the practice is as destructive as the affidavits suggest, why isn't the federal government working to outlaw prostitution itself, rather than just secondary activities surrounding it? (nationalpost.com)
  • "The issue, however, gets mired in controversy and confusion when prostitution too is considered as a violation of the basic human rights of both adult women and minors, and equal to sexual exploitation per se. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2010, a 14-year-old Chilliwack, B.C., girl was charged with procuring a minor into prostitution after she was found to be posing as an 18-year-old, selling sexual services on Craigslist and recruiting other minors to join her. (nationalpost.com)
  • A search was on for one Mohan Singh who allegedly forced the woman, hailing from outside Tamil Nadu, into prostitution. (business-standard.com)
  • In Africa especially, one factor in the rapid spread of AIDS has been the prostitution industry serving migrant labourers. (britannica.com)
  • Sugar Girls and Seamen illuminates the shadowy world of dockside prostitution in South Africa, focusing on the women of Cape Town and Durban who sell their hospitality to foreign sailors. (ohioswallow.com)
  • Bars and karaoke venues are often fronts for illicit activities like prostitution or other forms of illicit sexual activity in China. (cnbc.com)
  • FEBRUARY 9--An Oklahoma man who has gained national exposure for his "video vigilante" campaign to expose street prostitution in his hometown was arrested yesterday for allegedly paying hookers to ensure that they serviced customers in an area where he could easily film the illicit trysts. (thesmokinggun.com)
  • Now Eurostat, the official statistical agency of the European Union, is leading the drive to include a host of illegal activities in national calculations of GDP, most notably prostitution and illicit drugs. (slate.com)
  • The argument, as a United Nations commission laid out in 2008, is fairly simple: Prostitution and illicit drugs are significant economic activities, and if they're not factored into economic statistics, then we're looking at an incomplete picture-which in turn will make it that much harder to craft smart policy. (slate.com)
  • But Tsitsi Matekaire, of women's rights group Equality Now, said it was wrong to look at prostitution solely as a health issue, adding decriminalization was not the best way to protect women. (reuters.com)
  • We exploit the fact that a Rhode Island District Court judge unexpectedly decriminalized indoor prostitution in 2003 to provide the first causal estimates of the impact of decriminalization on the composition of the sex market, rape offenses, and sexually transmitted infection outcomes. (nber.org)
  • However, prostitution criminalization or decriminalization has been raising debates in many societies. (bartleby.com)
  • Richard Mooney, 53, of Bow will plead guilty to a Class B misdemeanor charge of prostitution and pay a $1,000 fine, according to the terms of the deal. (unionleader.com)