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Child prostitution looms over 2014 Brazil World Cup

Rio De Janeiro - The FIFA World Cup from June 2014 would turn Brazilian cities into hubs for tourism and travel. Reportedly, what would follow is the import of sex workers and possible exploitation of children to service the huge influx of football fans and tourists.

Foreign workers can't be hired in sex trade industry: Ottawa

Calgary - Canadian Ministers announced Wednesday that foreign workers cannot be hired in the sex trade industry, such as strip clubs, massage parlours or escort agencies. The federal government is taking action to combat abuse and exploitation.

Mass wedding in 'Prostitution Village' saves girls from sex trade

A mass wedding and engagement ceremony was conducted for 21 girls in a village in western India to prevent them from entering the sex trade as tradition demands. The tradition has for centuries exploited girls from marginalized groups in the region.

Police investigate claims of sex trafficking in Edinburgh

Edinburgh - An Eastern European woman has told health workers in Edinburgh that she was brought to the UK and forced to work as a prostitute sparking an investigation into claims of sex trafficking in the city.

RCMP report on human trafficking shows sex trade heavily involved

For most that engage in human trafficking in Canada the sex trade is their vehicle of choice while being linked to other serious offences in Canada or abroad according to a report by the RCMP.

Bangladesh prostitutes turn to steroids to increase profits

Faridpur - The prostitutes in the Bangladesh brothels are often underage and unpaid and many of them are hooked on steroids that are destroying their bodies. They work in unsanitary and overcrowded conditions and take the medication to gain weight and appear older.

76-year-old B.C. man caught in hooker sting heads to John School Special

A police woman posing as a hooker proved too much of a temptation for a 76-year-old man from Abbotsford, B.C. He stopped his car to make a deal. The undercover cop told him to park in an alley and wait for her. Now he is going to John School.

Op-Ed: Hookers Won't Need Bailout Flynt Asks For

Business may be down for the big boys like Larry Flynt of Hustler and Joe Francis of Girls Gone Wild, but the girls on the street and the phone will likely still find customers.

Op-Ed: Palolem Beach in India: Russians vying for the Crown

A veritable cauldron of sex, booze, narcotics, gambling, corruption, crime, and sexually transmitted diseases. Welcome to Asia's new hotspot – destination Goa. That is the image it seems to have acquired over the years.

The Slave Sex Trade Is Strong In Canada

Human trafficking in Canada is feared to be larger than what the RCMP is reporting. Officials figures stand at between 800 to 1,200 are treated as slaves for the sex trade. Activists say that figure could be up to 15,000.

Aphrodite Project: Shoes For Safety

The Aphrodite Project is a project that gives sex workers a running edge when it comes to safety issues. The project puts a global positioning system in the high heels that some of the street workers wear to be activated if they don't show up at home.

Sex Trade Business Booming in Alberta

Sex trade workers cashing in on Alberta's red hot economy

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