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O Canada! Will You Free Your Glorious Land of Prostitution?

Taina Bien-Aime | Posted 06.30.2014 | Impact
Taina Bien-Aime

Canada must acknowledge that gender inequality, race, incest and histories of oppression are the pillars of the sex trade, including prostitution.

France Takes First Steps Towards Abolition of Prostitution

Taina Bien-Aime | Posted 04.15.2014 | World
Taina Bien-Aime

The Nordic Model, as this set of laws is known, views the sex trade as irreconcilable with gender equality and refuses to consider prostitution as inevitable.

Young Woman Prostituted Teen For $70, Cops Say

Posted 05.07.2013 | Crime

A 20-year-old Iowa woman is suspected of pimping out a 16-year-old girl. Brittany Lanier, of Des Moines, allegedly used the teen in a prostitution ...

Pimping Charges Against DSK Stand

AP | JAMEY KEATEN | Posted 02.18.2013 | World

PARIS -- Dominique Strauss-Kahn's legal problems are not over. French judges decided Wednesday not to drop pimping charges against the former Interna...

Busted After Forcing Girl Into Prostitution And Tattoo Pimp's Name On Her Chest

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 08.24.2011 | Denver

Three people were charged Wednesday by Denver prosecutors over allegations that they forced a 17-year-old to commit acts of prostitution. Chester ...

Convicted Of Sex Trafficking Through Craigslist

The Huffington Post | Andrea Rael | Posted 08.17.2011 | Denver

Dallas Colby Cardenas, 20, has been convicted of sex trafficking of a child, pimping and pimping of a child. At the time of Cardenas' indictment by th...

Spain Breaks Up Male Prostitute Trafficking Gang

AP | DANIEL WOOLLS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MADRID — Spanish police say that for the first time they have broken up a human-trafficking gang that brought men to the country to work as pros...

Child Sex Trafficking and The Politics of Pimping

Phillip Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Phillip Martin

244,000. That's the number of young Americans under the age of 16 believed to be at risk of child sexual exploitation that includes prostitution and...

Man Arrested In Chicago For Allegedly Pimping Wife On Craigslist

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Clinton Danner, 32, was arrested in downtown Chicago Sunday night as he arrived to pick up his wife from a hotel where "he made her stay for the weeke...

Pimp Chic

Jill Di Donato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Jill Di Donato

Does pimp chic imply that pimping is chic? And if mainstream culture accepts pimp chic, does that mean that it's ready to expand the rights of sex-workers and notions of sexual freedom?