Prostitution

By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 8th, 2014
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Nigerian women and girls have been trafficked to Italy for sex work since the 1980s, but now the United Nations estimates that 8,000 to 10,000 are forced into the country’s street prostitution each year, making them the largest national group trafficked for the Italian sex trade. Police control...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 24th, 2013
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Lagos with its cosmopolitan nature can best be described as ” The Saddom and Gomorah” of Nigeria, everything and anything is possible in Lagos. This article by PM News is an eye opener and a must read for our young girls, we must save our generation from total annihilation. Homosexuality and lesbiani...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 19th, 2012
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Joyce J Wangui In the recent past, sex workers have borne the wrath of police and Nairobi City Council officials who harass them and interfere with their work. Ironically, only women are arrested whenever they are found plying the age-old trade while their male clients go scot free. The marking of In...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
May 15th, 2012
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A highly sex-hungry man who collapsed and died while having sex with a prostitute was killed by “sexual sweetness” in Malawi, a police spokesperson said. Reports from Malawi alleged that Fletcher Jere picked the hooker from the Ndirande suburb of the capital, Blantyre, ‘to quench hi...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 6th, 2012
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Nairobi – A group of masked male and female prostitutes marched the streets of the Kenyan capital Nairobi on Tuesday, demanding the legalisation of their trade. Under red umbrellas and in red T-shirts, the protesters bore masks saying: “sex workers rights are human rights,” and R...
By IndepthAfrica
In World News
Feb 22nd, 2012
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Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has been freed by French police after two days of questioning about an alleged prostitution ring – but he faces another grilling. The 62-year-old, once considered a frontrunner to be the next president of France, is set to be quizzed again next month. He faces ...
By benim
In Europe
Aug 31st, 2011
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Prostitutes in the German city of Bonn must carry a ticket purchased from a new parking metre-like machine while working the streets or face hefty fines from tax authorities in a scheme launched Monday night. In Germany, ladies of the night pay income tax — the level of which varies from region...
By benim
In Abuse
Feb 21st, 2011
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A million children get involved in the sex trade every year, and the country of Ghana is no exception to the rule. Ghana does, however, have a problem that you may not have considered in regard to child prostitution: “Many underage girls–teenagers under 18–are turning to p How To Ma...
By benim
In East Africa
Dec 27th, 2010
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Nairobi — Imagine a client walking up to a sex worker in Nairobi or Kampala and asking for their tax records — in addition to other “work” history — and when entirely satisfied, proceeds to work out a contract. Outlandish in East Africa? Perhaps, but this could soon be on the ...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Dec 23rd, 2010
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A senior Nigerian official says plans to rescue thousands of victims of sex trafficking have failed. Investigators went to Mali earlier this year and estimated that at least 20,000 Nigerian teenagers and women had been smuggled there and forced into prostitution. A joint operation was then launched w...