Britain risks becoming a magnet for prostitutes and sex buyers because its policies on sex work are increasingly out of step with those in the rest of Europe, according to MPs, women's groups and EU officials.
The report entitled "The Human Trafficking Cycle: Sinai and Beyond" is being presented to EU home Affairs Commissioner Cecilia Malmström in the European Parliament today (December 4).
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The report entitled "The Human Trafficking Cycle: Sinai and Beyond" is being presented to EU home Affairs Commissioner Cecilia Malmström in the European Parliament on Wednesday.
The report, by Dutch and Swedish researchers, Professor Mirjam van Reisen, Professor Conny Rijken and Meron Estefanos details the trafficking of refugees from the Horn of Africa who are targeted by criminal networks for extortion and exploitation, reported the allAfrica.
The European Border Surveillance System (Eurosur) enters into force on Monday.
The system aims at saving the lives of those who put themselves in danger to reach Europe's shores.
Five Greeks and two Romanian nationals were arrested on Monday after two farm workers from the eastern European country escaped slave-like conditions in western Greece and sought help at the Romanian Embassy in Athens, which in turn alerted the police.
On Berlin's Kurfürstenstrasse, they are out in force: women in their late teens to late forties, some of them perhaps older but dressed to look younger. On a November night, many are wearing puffer jackets and tight-fitting jeans under their miniskirts.
The French parliament early on Saturday backed a reform of the country's prostitution law that will impose a 1,500-euro ($2,038) fine on anyone paying for sex. A second offense would double the fine.
On Monday, Moore said that the U.S. continues to offer support to lead prosecutor John Clint Williamson and his EULEX Special Investigative Task Force.
The State Department official commended the cooperation between the Serbian Armed Forces and the American army, qualifying it as excellent, despite the fact that Serbia declared military neutrality.
PARIS (AP) — France's government is pushing one of Europe's toughest laws against prostitution and sex trafficking, and other countries are watching closely.
Organ trading is a worldwide phenomenon. In Bangladesh, rural villagers are known to sell their kidneys for between 1,400 euros and 1,900 euros ($1,891 - $2,567). On the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt, refugees from Africa are reportedly subject to organ theft.