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The new price of paying for sex in France - hefty fines and classes

France’s lower house of parliament, the National Assembly, has passed a bill that outlaws payment for sex and penalises prostitutes’ clients. The

France’s lower house of parliament, the National Assembly, has passed a bill that outlaws payment for sex and penalises prostitutes’ clients. The

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Spirits Homecoming: an homage to South Korea's sex slaves

Spirits Homecoming is a South Korean film about comfort women and is based on the horrors experienced by so-called sex slaves in Japanese military

Spirits Homecoming is a South Korean film about comfort women and is based on the horrors experienced by so-called sex slaves in Japanese military

Culture

Mumbai dance group fights for transgender rights

A Mumbai dance group led by transgender artists is using its performance to campaign for the rights of transgender people. The group called the

A Mumbai dance group led by transgender artists is using its performance to campaign for the rights of transgender people. The group called the

Culture

Sex in the city at Paris' Musée d'Orsay

One of the world’s most respected museums has become the first to stage an exhibition on prostitution. ‘Splendour and Misery. Pictures of

One of the world’s most respected museums has become the first to stage an exhibition on prostitution. ‘Splendour and Misery. Pictures of

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South Korean 'comfort women' demand Japan apology

Demonstrators in Seoul are demanding an apology from Japan for forcing Korean women to work in military brothels during World War Two. Their rallies

Demonstrators in Seoul are demanding an apology from Japan for forcing Korean women to work in military brothels during World War Two. Their rallies

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Sewel: UK Peer resigns from House of Lords over drugs allegations

The fall-out continues from the latest high-level sex scandal in the UK. Lord Sewel has resigned from the House of Lords after being filmed allegedly

The fall-out continues from the latest high-level sex scandal in the UK. Lord Sewel has resigned from the House of Lords after being filmed allegedly

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France: former IMF chief Strauss-Kahn cleared of pimping charges

Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has been cleared of pimping charges in France. The trial hinged on sex parties that took place in the midst

Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has been cleared of pimping charges in France. The trial hinged on sex parties that took place in the midst

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Go after the money say Europe's top crime fighters

At least 110 billion euros a year and growing – organised crime costs Europe the equivalent of the first Greek bailout every year. With evidence of

At least 110 billion euros a year and growing – organised crime costs Europe the equivalent of the first Greek bailout every year. With evidence of

Europe

Organised crime: full debate

To watch the full ‘On The Frontline’ debate about organised crime in Europe, please click on the link above.

To watch the full ‘On The Frontline’ debate about organised crime in Europe, please click on the link above.

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Strauss-Kahn pimping case collapsed 'on its own' says lawyer

Lawyers in the aggravated pimping trial of former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn have made their closing arguments. The case against DSK, as he’s

Lawyers in the aggravated pimping trial of former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn have made their closing arguments. The case against DSK, as he’s

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DSK tells court sex drive "probably higher than average"

The disgraced former IMF chief, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, has given testimony for the second time during his trial in France for aggravated pimping

The disgraced former IMF chief, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, has given testimony for the second time during his trial in France for aggravated pimping

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Strauss Kahn, from playground to judgement

He could have been a contender for President of France. Instead, Dominique Strauss Kahn became a familiar face in court, in the notorious ‘Carlton

He could have been a contender for President of France. Instead, Dominique Strauss Kahn became a familiar face in court, in the notorious ‘Carlton

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DSK due back in court: from IMF chief to 'aggravated pimping' suspect

DSK back in the dock Former IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn goes on trial in his native France on Monday on charges of ‘aggravated pimping’ that

DSK back in the dock Former IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn goes on trial in his native France on Monday on charges of ‘aggravated pimping’ that

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Mexico politician filmed dancing with escorts

Mexico’s National Action Party has replaced its congressional leader, Luis Alberto Villarreal after he was seen in a video dancing with escort girls

Mexico’s National Action Party has replaced its congressional leader, Luis Alberto Villarreal after he was seen in a video dancing with escort girls

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Fears of child prostitution surge at World Cup

It is a far cry from the gleaming new stadiums of Brazil’s World Cup but the stony ground where Tiago plays his football represents a kind of

It is a far cry from the gleaming new stadiums of Brazil’s World Cup but the stony ground where Tiago plays his football represents a kind of

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Ribery and Benzema discharged in sex trial

France soccer internationals Franck Ribery and Karim Benzema have been discharged of solicitation of an underage prostitute, the Paris Correctional

France soccer internationals Franck Ribery and Karim Benzema have been discharged of solicitation of an underage prostitute, the Paris Correctional

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Vigilantes attack scantily-clad women in Peru nightclub raid

Vigilantes fighting perceived prostitution stormed a nightclub in Peru and attacked those who fled. Video footage of the raid shows dozens of

Vigilantes fighting perceived prostitution stormed a nightclub in Peru and attacked those who fled. Video footage of the raid shows dozens of

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Canada Supreme Court strikes down anti-prostitution laws

Canada’s Supreme Court has ruled to overturn the country’s anti-prostitution laws. It is a victory for the group of former and current sex trade

Canada’s Supreme Court has ruled to overturn the country’s anti-prostitution laws. It is a victory for the group of former and current sex trade

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Canada lifts all restrictions on prostitution

Prostitution will soon be completely legal in Canada. Until now, street walking, running a brothel and living off the proceeds of prostitution were

Prostitution will soon be completely legal in Canada. Until now, street walking, running a brothel and living off the proceeds of prostitution were

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Protests as French prostitution bill gets tough on sex trade

French lawmakers have set out tough new measures on prostitution, passing a draft bill in the country’s lower house of parliament, with 238

French lawmakers have set out tough new measures on prostitution, passing a draft bill in the country’s lower house of parliament, with 238

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French MPs move a step closer to criminalising prostitutes' clients

The French lower house has voted to pass a reform of the prostitution law. Politicians voted 268 in favour and 138 against the reform, which would

The French lower house has voted to pass a reform of the prostitution law. Politicians voted 268 in favour and 138 against the reform, which would