Teenage female characters are sexual fodder for broadcast network TV series, especially comedies, according to a conservative US advocacy group’s new study. An examination of 238 sitcoms and dramas airing in the United States during four weeks in 2011 and 2012 found a third of the episodes included content that “rose to the level of sexual exploitation” of females, according to the Parents Television Council report
The X Factor’s flamboyant judge Daniel Bedingfield is out to show that he has more to give than fancy pants and harsh comments. The New Zealand born, British raised, singer earned a Brit Award, scored six UK Top 10 singles and sold four million album from 2001 to 2004, now almost a decade later he’s back with a seven track EP
Three days before the congressional elections last fall, Hillary Rodham Clinton stood halfway around the world, pledging to young victims of human trafficking at Cambodia’s s Siem Reap Center that they would continue to enjoy the support of the U.S. State Department, which then provided some $336,000 to the shelter.
Largely as a result of sex-selective abortions, Asia today is short of 160 million women. They have disappeared silently over several decades, but their absence can be seen in classrooms filled with boys, in huddles of bachelors on city streets and in higher rates of bride trafficking and prostitution elicited by growing numbers of sexually frustrated men
The global war against drugs is fought seemingly every day in the jungles of Colombia and the mountains of the Hindu Kush, the inner cities of the U.S. and the trafficking corridors of Central America.
The certificate was only one of several that emerged from the prestigious Salon du Chocolat in Paris, the annual summit of the world’s master chocolatiers. But it may be enough to start a revolution in Peru
Aside from the occasional wardrobe malfunction and GoDaddy.com’s annual censor-baiting commercials, most people don’t associate the Super Bowl with sex. But this year, religious anti-pornography and anti-trafficking activists are using the nation’s biggest sporting event to take on the sex industry
Spanish police have arrested a priest and 33 others in an alleged “marriage of convenience” scam in which mostly Colombians immigrants, linked to drug trafficking, wed Spaniards to get residency papers.
Chinese authorities arrested dozens in an alleged child trafficking ring that sold at least 52 babies nationwide, state media said.
A Mexican cartel leader, best known as the brother of the man who killed DEA Agent Enrique “Kiki” Camarena, pleaded guilty in Denver, Colorado, to drug trafficking charges on Friday.