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samedi 20 décembre 2014

Vietnam will never legalize sex work

Vietnam will not see prostitution as a legitimate profession but the country will take cautious measures to combat it to protect human rights, a deputy prime minister has affirmed in response to suggestions that sex work should be legalized.

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lundi 8 septembre 2014

Vietnam boss of sex ring, disguised as massage centers, gets 12 years in jail

A Vietnam court has sentenced 41-year-old Phan Cao Tri, the boss of Tan Hoang Phat, a sex trade ring that operated under the cover of a massage center in Thu Duc District, Ho Chi Minh City, to 12 years in jail.

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lundi 13 janvier 2014

Vietnam’s sex industry soaring

Vietnam’s sex workforce, criminals according to the country’s government, expanded in 2013 and became harder to control, the social affairs ministry said Friday.

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samedi 9 novembre 2013

Cambodia Daily pokes holes in Somaly Mam Mythos

Cambodia's celebrity anti-trafficking activist and former victim Somaly Mam's stories blown out of the water by local journo

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vendredi 21 décembre 2012

Vietnam’s move away from detaining sex workers

HANOI - Sex workers in Vietnam are struggling to figure out their next steps after the government’s decision earlier this year to release them from compulsory detention centres that have been widely condemned for alleged human rights abuses.

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mardi 20 mars 2012

Vietnam police arrest 6 people for allegedly trafficking women to China to work as sex slaves

HANOI — Police in northern Vietnam have arrested six people for allegedly trafficking 21 women and teenagers to China to work as sex slaves.

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samedi 6 juin 2009

Globalization's ugly side : sex slavery

RACH GIA CITY — The offer came to families on the edge of desperation, living and working around the clock on garbage dumps whose sickening stench seeps into their clothes.

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lundi 1 juin 2009

Sex slaves' crusader battles pimps, credit crisis

Somaly Mam has been held at gunpoint, her daughter has been kidnapped and her house burned down. Now, the Cambodian former sex worker turned activist is battling the global financial crisis.

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jeudi 12 mars 2009

Vietnam police arrest woman for human trafficking

Hanoi - Vietnamese police have arrested a woman accused of trafficking young women to brothels in Malaysia, a police official said Tuesday. Police arrested Nguyen Anh Dung, 43, at Ho Chi Minh City's international airport Sunday as she was helping three women in their 20s check in for a flight to Malaysia.

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jeudi 5 mars 2009

Vietnam busts prostitution ring of fake students

Hanoi - Vietnamese police have arrested a woman for procuring call girls who masqueraded as university students, a police official said Thursday. Police in Ho Chi Minh City arrested Le Thi Anh Tuyet, 29, on Wednesday after surprising four couples engaged in liaisons she arranged at a hotel.

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vendredi 2 janvier 2009

Vietnam jails five for trafficking women to Malaysia

A court in communist Vietnam has jailed five people for up to 17 years for trafficking women to Malaysia and forcing them to work as commercial sex workers, a court official and media reports said Tuesday.

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mardi 30 décembre 2008

Vietnam jails five for trafficking women to Malaysia

HANOI — A court in communist Vietnam has jailed five people for up to 17 years for trafficking women to Malaysia and forcing them to work as prostitutes, a court official and media reports said Tuesday.

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lundi 29 décembre 2008

Cambodia faces problems enforced new sex trafficking law

PHNOM PENH — Chantha said there was nothing else she could do in Cambodia but become a prostitute. "If you don't even have a dollar in your pocket to buy rice, how can you bear looking at your starving relatives?" she said.

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mercredi 10 décembre 2008

Vietnam prostitutes kept in dog cages

Some 130 women were held prisoner, some in dog cages at four Ho Chi Minh City brothels owned by a man and his wife, were forced to work as prostitutes 18 hours per day, local media reports say.

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jeudi 2 octobre 2008

Vietnamese girl escapes, warns others of commercial sex trade racket

A 22-year-old Vietnamese girl has taken the brave and unusual step of publicising her trafficking story as a warning to other credulous peers.

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