About: prostitution

Prostitution legal in several EU countries, but Nordic Model could change that

MEPs, feminists and police officers met today, on International Women’s Day (8 March), at the European Parliament, to discuss a new approach to criminalising prostitution: the Nordic Model.

Laws are signals: Europe could learn from Sweden on human trafficking prevention

To reduce the demand for human trafficking, legislation should shift the criminal burden onto those who purchase sexual services, rather than those who sell it, argues Linnéa Engstrom.

Study: Legalising prostitution tackles illegal trafficking

Legalising and regulating prostitution can contribute to the fight against people trafficking, but more measures are needed, according to a new study. EURACTIV Germany reports.
Ukraine 02-07-2012

Euro 2012: Five lessons learned in Ukraine

The Euro 2012 became a genuine festival of people-to-people contacts and cultural exchange in a wider United Europe by taking place in "undiscovered territory" - Ukraine, Kostiantyn Yelisieiev say in an op-ed first published in The Guardian.
Elections 16-02-2011

Berlusconi to stand trial for teenage prostitution

An Italian judge has ordered Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi to stand trial in April on a charge that he paid an underage girl for sex, though there appears to be no immediate risk that the scandal will force him from office.

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