About: sex industry

Economy & Jobs 03-04-2020

Eastern European sex workers stranded in Germany as coronavirus shuts brothels

Thousands of foreign prostitutes working in Germany have been made homeless after brothels closed due to the coronavirus outbreak and borders snapped shut, making it difficult for them to return home.
Languages & Culture 15-06-2017

Money from Europe a lifeline for Nigerian families

Grace and Sunday Otoide's house is the last one standing on Bata Road in Benin City, southern Nigeria. All the neighbours have left and the retired couple hope to do the same.
Health 16-06-2016

Madagascar’s AIDS epidemic rages on undetected

An AIDS epidemic is sweeping through Madagascar’s high-risk populations, including gay men and sex workers. But a low detection rate means the statistics do not match the reality. EURACTIV France reports.

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.
Sports 31-01-2006

MEPs raise issue of forced prostitution during sports events

Ahead of the football World Cup in Germany this summer, a European Parliament committee wants the Commission to explain whether current strategies against trafficking include sports events.
Security 20-01-2004

Swedish MEP calls for EU to clamp down on sex industry

Swedish MEP Marianne Eriksson has called on the Commission to crack down on the sex industry by restricting obscene e-mails and prohibiting companies which make money out of pornography from being quoted on the stock exchange.