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Northern Ireland Assembly votes to make paying for sex a crime

The Northern Ireland Assembly has voted by 81 to 10 in favour of making it a crime to pay for sex.

MLAs spent several hours on Monday debating the measures, which formed part of a private member’s bill on human trafficking and exploitation.

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Des Moines Schools Employee Charged With Sexual Exploitation

DES MOINES, Iowa – Police have arrested a Des Moines schools employee after she allegedly had a sexual relationship with a student.

Police charged school case manager Dena Konrad, 33, with two counts of sexual exploitation by a school employee. 47 more words


The Morrow Bill is just the start

So Lord Morrow’s ground-breaking private member’s bill introducing measures to tackle human trafficking has been passed by the Northern Ireland Legislative Assembly. Much attention has been paid to Clause Six which makes paying for sex illegal. 173 more words

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"Bill C-36 passes in the [Canadian] House of Commons"

The Conservative government’s prostitution bill — Bill C-36 — passed in the House of Commons Monday night by a 156-124 vote.

In 2007, a case challenging Canada’s prostitution laws as unconstitutional resulted in the Supreme Court of Canada throwing out the laws criminalizing pimping, communicating for the purposes of prostitution, and running a brothel.

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October 18...25 Years Ago Today

It is October 18…twenty-five years ago today that I, 9 years old, was placed with you as my foster caregiver. Thanks to seeking professional help a few years ago to face my inner demons and deal with the root causes of my depression, more of my days are good. 589 more words

Why Sex Trafficking Laws Don't Work

Today’s news reported that a 25-year old St. Paul man was charged with trafficking at least three teenage girls over the last 18 months. Stories like this lead the public to believe that we’re winning the war against the sexual exploitation of children. 276 more words


HUMAN RIGHTS SOCIETY Counters Author John Grisham's View of Child Pornography

Written by Human Right Society’s Asia-Pacific Ambassador Steph-Mai Lowe on October 16, 2014 in response to an article by The Telegraph entitled, “John Grisham: Men Who Watch Child Porn Are Not All Paedophiles” 765 more words

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