Decriminalising prostitution could reduce levels of rape and sex attacks, report says – The Independent

Posted August 6th, 2015 in crime, news, pornography, prostitution, rape, reports, sexual offences by sally

‘Prostitution should be fully decriminalised because attempts to control the sex trade are ineffective and a waste of money, an academic report published today argues.’

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The Independent, 6th August 2015

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Sex gang victim escapes six years of exploitation to see captors jailed – The Independent

‘Members of an international sexual exploitation ring were jailed on Thursday after one victim escaped and told police of her horrific six-year ordeal at their hands.’

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The Independent, 17th July 2015

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Police saw Rotherham child sex abuse victims as prostitutes, says PCC – The Guardian

Posted May 6th, 2015 in child abuse, news, police, prostitution, sexual grooming, victims by sally

‘Officers failed to act 10 years ago when reports warned about extent of problem because they did not understand what grooming was, says Alan Billings.’

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The Guardian, 5th May 2015

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Married couple who lured Romanian teenager to UK and then forced her into prostitution jailed – The Independent

Posted April 13th, 2015 in news, prostitution, rape, sentencing, trafficking in human beings by sally

‘A married couple who lured a teenager from Romania to the UK with the promise of a babysitting job but then raped her and forced her into prostitution have been jailed.’

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The Independent, 11th April 2015

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Rape victims with petty convictions denied compensation – The Guardian

‘The Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority routinely refuses to make awards to women who have committed minor offences.’

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The Guardian, 17th March 2015

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Tragedy of Latvian migrant who buried her baby alive after police decided they couldn’t help her – Daily Telegraph

Posted December 8th, 2014 in birth, homelessness, infanticide, mental health, news, prostitution by sally

‘A hearing at the Old Bailey hears Elita Amantova, 39, was living off berries and bread left out for the birds before she gave birth.’

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Daily Telegraph, 5th December 2014

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13 men guilty of enforced prostitution and rape of vulnerable girls in Bristol – The Guardian

Posted November 28th, 2014 in child abuse, news, prostitution, rape, sexual grooming, sexual offences by sally

‘Thirteen men, all of Somali origin, have been convicted of the systematic sexual abuse of vulnerable girls as young as 13 in Bristol and officers are investigating claims against 49 other suspects.’

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The Guardian, 27th November 2014

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‘Juju’ sex trafficker Lizzy Idahosa jailed for eight years – BBC News

Posted November 10th, 2014 in news, prostitution, sentencing, trafficking in human beings, witchcraft by sally

‘A woman who was found guilty of trafficking two women from Nigeria to the UK to work in the sex trade has been jailed for eight years.’

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BBC News, 7th November 2014

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Lizzy Idahosa guilty of ‘juju’ sex trafficking at Cardiff Crown Court – BBC News

Posted October 15th, 2014 in forced labour, news, prostitution, victims, witchcraft by sally

‘A woman has been found guilty of trafficking two women from Nigeria to the UK to work in the sex trade.’

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BBC News, 14th October 2014

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Rotherham: Yvette Cooper calls for change to law after abuse scandal – The Guardian

Posted September 1st, 2014 in bills, child abuse, news, police, prostitution, reports, statistics by sally

‘Mandatory reporting of child sexual abuse would be introduced by a Labour government to try to prevent a repeat of the Rotherham scandal and encourage a cultural shift where allegations from victims are treated seriously.’

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The Guardian, 30th August 2014

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Yvette Hallsworth murder: Mateusz Kosecki jailed for Derby stabbing – BBC News

Posted August 6th, 2014 in murder, news, prostitution, sentencing by sally

‘A teenager who lured a prostitute into an alleyway and then stabbed her to death has been jailed for life.’

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BBC News, 5th August 2014

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Human trafficking gang jailed – BBC News

Posted July 3rd, 2014 in conspiracy, gangs, news, prostitution, trafficking in human beings by sally

‘Four men and a woman have been jailed for conspiring to traffic women into the UK for sexual exploitation.’

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BBC News, 2nd July 2014

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No damages for the solicitor whose private information was misused by a prostitute whom he’d short changed – RPC Privacy Law

‘In an unusual privacy claim decided last week, the High Court dismissed the majority of a solicitor’s claims against a prostitute for misuse of private information, harassment, breach of confidence and breach of contract. The Court found for the Claimant in respect of one element of his privacy head of claim, it declined to award any damages but did grant him an injunction.’

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RPC Privacy Law, 21st May 2014

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Child prostitution woman Amanda Spencer jailed for 12 years – BBC News

Posted May 6th, 2014 in children, news, prostitution, sentencing by tracey

‘A woman who ran a child sex ring from the age of 16 by luring “weak and vulnerable” girls into prostitution has been jailed for 12 years.’

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BBC News, 6th May 2014

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Woman guilty of luring ‘vulnerable’ girls into prostitution – BBC News

‘A woman who used drugs and alcohol to lure “weak and vulnerable” girls into a life of prostitution has been found guilty of running a child sex ring.’

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BBC News, 1st May 2014

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Papers about Profumo scandal man ‘should be public’ – BBC News

‘A decision to keep documents relating to a man who was at the centre of the Profumo sex scandal hidden should be overturned, a leading lawyer has said. The Information Commissioner is to be asked to overrule a decision by the National Archives to keep the documents about the trial of Stephen Ward hidden.’

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BBC News, 25th February 2014

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London sex workers win legal challenge against police decision to shut down their flats – The Independent

Posted February 24th, 2014 in news, police, prostitution by sally

‘Two sex workers have claimed victory against Scotland Yard after they overturned a decision to shut down their flats after early morning police raids in Soho.’

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The Independent, 21st February 2014

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Man and woman jailed for trafficking two prostitutes – BBC News

Posted January 28th, 2014 in news, prostitution, sentencing, trafficking in human beings by sally

‘A man and a woman have been jailed for trafficking two Czech women to Cardiff to work as prostitutes.’

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BBC News, 27th January 2014

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Gang guilty of trafficking 50 women for sexual exploitation in UK – The Guardian

Posted January 7th, 2014 in conspiracy, gangs, news, prostitution, trafficking in human beings by sally

‘Five members of a prostitution racket, which flew more than 50 young women into the UK from Hungary and set them up in airport hotels, student accommodation and suburban homes, have been convicted of conspiring to traffic people into the UK for sexual exploitation.’

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The Guardian, 7th January 2014

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Carole Waugh: Gambling-addicted conman found guilty of murder – Daily Telegraph

Posted November 28th, 2013 in gambling, murder, news, perverting the course of justice, prostitution by tracey

‘A professional conman was found guilty on Wednesday of murdering a lonely millionairess who worked as an escort so he could steal her money to feed his gambling habit. Rakesh Bhayani, 41, was convicted by an Old Bailey jury of killing Carole Waugh, 49, at her home and hiding her body in the boot of a car in a rented lock-up garage.’

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Daily Telegraph, 27th November 2013

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