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Cambodian child sexual abuse victim seeks compensation in Australian legal first

Australian law allows victims who were assaulted overseas to claim compensation, but provision has never been usedA Cambodian victim of an Australian child sexual abuse offender has launched a claim for compensation through the Australian courts, in the first case of its kind.In January, 47-year-old Australian Geoffrey William Moyle pleaded guilty to 11 offences, eight of which related to the sexual abuse of children overseas aged between 10 and 12. The eight offences occurred in Cambodia betwee...
Tags: Law, World news, Australia news, Asia Pacific, Cambodia, Sex tourism, Law (Australia, Geoffrey William Moyle


No kissing, no sharing: can Tokyo's hostess bars survive Covid-19?

Kabukicho is far quieter than usual but is being accused of fuelling a coronavirus second waveCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe arrival of dusk is normally the cue for Tokyo’s biggest red-light district to spring to life. But in the middle of a pandemic, not even the neon lights could lift the coronavirus cloud hanging over Kabukicho this week.Doormen in masks and visors gestured to occasional passersby with promises of a “sensual massage”, and clubs tempted thirsty...
Tags: Japan, Prostitution, Asia Pacific, Tokyo, Sex tourism, Kabukicho, Coronavirus outbreak


With much of Tokyo's red-light district closed, bars and restaurants must set their own rules

Kabukicho is far quieter than usual but is being accused of fuelling a coronavirus second waveCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe arrival of dusk is normally the cue for Tokyo’s biggest red-light district to spring to life. But in the middle of a pandemic, not even the neon lights could lift the coronavirus cloud hanging over Kabukicho this week.Doormen in masks and visors gestured to occasional passersby with promises of a “sensual massage”, and clubs tempted thirsty...
Tags: Japan, Prostitution, Asia Pacific, Tokyo, Sex tourism, Kabukicho, Coronavirus outbreak


With Tokyo's red-light district closed, bars and restaurants must make their own rules

Kabukicho is far quieter than usual but is being accused of fuelling a coronavirus second waveCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe arrival of dusk is normally the cue for Tokyo’s biggest red-light district to spring to life. But in the middle of a pandemic, not even the neon lights could lift the coronavirus cloud hanging over Kabukicho this week.Doormen in masks and visors gestured to occasional passersby with promises of a “sensual massage”, and clubs tempted thirsty...
Tags: Japan, Prostitution, Asia Pacific, Tokyo, Sex tourism, Kabukicho, Coronavirus outbreak


Kenya calls for help in fight against rising sexual abuse by foreigners

Anti-trafficking organisations say widespread trust in white outsiders makes children an easy target for abusers from the westChild protection organisations in Kenya say more needs to be done to protect young people from exploitation by overseas perpetrators, as the country reports a rising number of abuse cases.The warning follows the arrest of Gregory Dow, a 61-year-old missionary, who last month pleaded guilty in a US court to sexually abusing girls at an orphanage he ran in Kenya. Continue r...
Tags: Science, Africa, US, Society, World news, Global development, Kenya, Online Abuse, Sex tourism, Coronavirus outbreak, Gregory Dow


'No kissing': Amsterdam's red light district reopens after coronavirus shutdown

Sex workers welcome the chance to earn again but with strict rules about face-to-face contact, hygiene and making clients check for symptomsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAmsterdam’s famed red light district has reopened after a long coronavirus shutdown, with sex workers and clients having to observe new rules to prevent infection.The Netherlands ordered all brothels closed in mid-March and had originally planned to keep them shut until September, but recently broug...
Tags: Europe, Netherlands, Amsterdam, Sex tourism, Coronavirus outbreak


African countries a ‘new frontier for child sexual exploitation’, warns report

Researchers draw link between weak regulation of travel industry and rising levels of sex tourism and online sexual crimeWeak laws regulating sexual exploitation in travel and tourism are turning the African continent into a “new frontier for child sexual exploitation”, according to a new report.The study, by the African Child Policy Forum, sheds light on the continued rise of child sexual exploitation, including new forms such as “tourism marriages” and cybersex. Continue reading...
Tags: Children, Africa, World news, Global development, Sexual Harassment, Online Abuse, Sex tourism


'Do you ever think about me?': the children sex tourists leave behind

Their fathers visited the Philippines to buy sex: now a generation of children want to track them downBrigette Sicat will not be going to school today. She sits, knees to chest, in a faded Winnie-the-Pooh T-shirt, on the double mattress that makes up half her home. At night, she curls up here with her grandmother and two cousins, beneath the leaky sheets of corrugated iron that pass for a roof. Today, the monsoon rain is constant and the floor has turned to mud.Brigette, 10, and her 11-year-old ...
Tags: England, Society, World news, Asia Pacific, Philippines, Winnie, Arianne, Sex tourism, Brigette, Matthew Continue


Radical tourists have been deluded pimps for Venezuela

Lefty westerners who trawl the world for revolutions to praise are no better than sex tourists in search of ‘exotic’ thrillsRadical tourism is no different from sex tourism. In both the political and the coital, the inhabitants of the rich world go to the poor to find the thrills no one will give them at home.Western men and women with nothing to recommend them except their wealth escape their sexless lives and buy prostitutes, who are not like those indifferent boys and girls who pass them in t...
Tags: Americas, Society, World news, Thailand, Venezuela, Sex trade, Caribbean, Hugo Chavez, Sex tourism


Jeremy Corbyn’s views on the sex trade sum up the male left’s betrayal of women | Julie Bindel

Calls for decriminalisation are misjudged. Pimps and other exploiters will not become good citizens just because they’re no longer on the wrong side of the lawYet again the males on the left have let women down, while kidding themselves that they are being progressive. Jeremy Corbyn has said, during a talk at Goldsmiths University, that he is in favour of decriminalising the sex trade. “Let’s do things a bit differently and in a more civilised way,” he said.But there is nothing civilised about l...
Tags: Politics, Law, Prostitution, Society, Sex trade, Jeremy Corbyn, Goldsmiths University, Julie Bindel, Sex tourism


Why I hate Las Vegas | Julie Bindel

It has horrible malls, miserable gamblers and a depressing sex trade. The fact that idiot trophy hunters convene here is just one more reason to loathe the placeReading about Safari Club International holding its Ultimate Hunters’ Market in Las Vegas, I remembered how much I detested Las Vegas when I visited three years ago. SCI gives its members “an opportunity to compete with other trophy hunters to earn awards for killing the largest or most types of animals”. The rarer the better, according ...
Tags: Animals, Gambling, US news, Wildlife, Endangered Species, Las Vegas, Sex trade, Vegas, Strip, SCI, Julie Bindel, Safari Club International, Sex tourism



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