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  • Belgian prostitutes in Ghent have been told to cover up

    Belgian prostitutes in Ghent have been told to cover up

    In a BBC report of 04 October 2012, EWL Policy Officer and Project Coordinator Pierrette Pape is interviewed to give the perspective of the European Women’s Lobby on the new regulation issued by the city of Ghent affecting women in prostitution. Under the new rules, promoted by the Mayor of Ghent, if their outfits are considered too skimpy, women in prostitution face a fine of 120 euros. The EWL challenges the Mayor’s assumption of prostitution being ’a social value’.
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  • Migrant Women Trapped in Sex Trade

    Migrant Women Trapped in Sex Trade

    By A. D. McKenzie
    PARIS, Oct 24 2012 (IPS) - When French police broke up a Nigerian human trafficking ring that allegedly forced young migrant women into prostitution, the arrests cast a sharp light on the plight of what the authorities called “modern-day slaves”, here and throughout Europe. Following the operation last month, police said that the criminal ring had trafficked young Nigerian women into France via Italy, and that the women were forced into prostitution to pay off thousands (...) Read more

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  • Irish fans urged not to use prostitutes during Euro 2012

    IRISH FOOTBALL FANS are being urged not to use the services of prostitutes when abroad for the Euro 2012 games this month.
    Labour Women is urging Irish soccer fans travelling to the games not to use prostitutes during the games in Poland, as part of the Europe-wide campaign Together for a Europe free from prostitution.
    The campaign aims to combat prostitution and raise awareness of the harm done by prostitution.
    Katherine Dunne, Labour Women Chair, commented:
    We know that demand for the (...) Read more

  • Europe & You - 10 June 2012

    Europe & You - 10 June 2012

    Interview of MEP Mary Honeyball and EWL Policy Officer and Project Coordinator Pierrette Pape, on Europe & You, about prostitution at sporting events
    Watch the interview session at 4’ here. Read more

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