A state television expose on prostitution in China’s “sex capital” and an ensuing, much-publicized police crackdown has drawn criticism from the public, who expressed sympathy for the sex workers and suggested that authorities target other kinds of wrongdoing.
Hong Kong police have shut down brothels operating in converted public toilets in a shopping mall, making dozens of arrests in raids on the operation run by triad crime gangs, reports said Friday.
Wisconsin’s ultra-liberal capital city is a place where just about anything goes, from street parties to naked bike rides. But city officials say a business is pushing even Madison’s boundaries by offering, of all things, hugs.
By Leila B. Salaverria
In the crowded condition of evacuation centers, women and children become vulnerable to rape, trafficking, prostitution and other forms of exploitation, the party-list group Gabriela warned on Monday, as it urged the government to speed up the provision of basic social services to counter these risks, especially in areas battered by Supertyphoon “Yolanda.”
By Carine Asutilla
Police rescued 43 women believed to be victims of trafficking from two bars here.
Six suspected female pimps were arrested after police rescued dozens of women, including at least 14 minors, in a raid conducted simultaneously in two bars in Cebu City on Saturday evening. At least 43 women were taken out of the bars along Gen. Maxilom Ave. (also known as Mango Ave.) which police claim serve as [...]
The arrests over the weekend and last week of women involved in prostituting children to cyber-pornography in Lapu-Lapu City and Cordova town underscores anew the need for the State, the Church and everyone involved to help train current and future parents especially among the poor. Cebu woke up to news of the Lapu-Lapu City arrest [...]
By Joy Cherry S. Quito
The 13 children who were rescued from a life of online prostitution thought they were not doing anything wrong.
The Swiss city of Zurich on Thursday unveiled a sex drive-in which local authorities say will enable them to keep closer tabs on prostitution, a year after voters backed the plan.
By Joy Cherry Quito
, Jucell Marie P. Cuyos
Eight women were rescued yesterday morning from the hands of a suspected pimp whom authorities said has been catering to foreigners in the outskirts of southern Cebu.
By Ador Vincent S. Mayol
Charges of qualified trafficking were filed in court against three persons who were arrested by police for purportedly exposing five women to prostitution along Juana Osmeña Street in Cebu City. Police charges of prostitution against five women aged 19 to 35 were dismissed. Tara Dacayana, Rico Lauron, and Mary Grace Cumayas will be facing trial [...]
By Tetch Torres-Tupas
The Mandaue City Regional Trial Court convicted a manager of a high-end strip club for selling minors as prostitutes.
By Joy Cherry Quito
Despite being identified as one of the top areas for trafficking of children in the country, prostitution is not a serious concern in Cebu, the police insisted yesterday.