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> The Archdiocese of Chicago will hand over thousands of pages documenting clergy sex abuse allegations to victims' attorneys who have fought for years to hold the Catholic Church accountable for its handling of such claims. <br>Victims' attorneys next week will make public the documents detailing allegations of crimes concealed and priests assigned to positions that allowed them to continue molesting children. <br>The files on the nation's third-largest archdiocese will include complaints, personnel documents and other files for about 30 priests with substantiated abuse allegations.<br><br>The ordinariness of the ordinary citizen taking action is both potentially revolutionary and democratic. Street demonstrations are participatory democracy especially when it's a wide swath of one's country representing all kinds of people...Why is mass protest not the first step towards democracy?<br><br>isolated places - which we are afraid of, because we won't be secure," Xiao Chuan, a 46-year-old prostitute from China, told the Associated Press. Prostitutes are fearful that the proposed law, which would see fines of 1,500 euro ($2,000) levelled against those who pay for sex, would force their trade further underground. <br>The fines would be doubled for repeat offenders. <br>"Clients will be afraid of arrest, so they will be wanting to take us to places more and more hidden, for example in basements, parking lots, in forests ...<br><br>Maybe one's person's checks and balances is another's coup. Maybe - but probably not...critics say that the military is not an elected body. Traditional political language is not helpful here. But neither are the corporations that run much of the world.<br><br><br>- Archana Kumar, Oasis worker After establishing contact with pimps and verifying the presence of minors, we would report to the police at the state level, otherwise local police would rapidly inform the pimps for 10,000 rupees.<br><br><br>France and the UK are two of the 10 biggest tourist markets for India. Keep your hotel room number confidential and make sure hotel room doors have chains, deadlocks, and spy-holes." The Canadian government offered similar advice, while the French government singled out Delhi.<br>"The greatest caution is recommended, particularly in Paharganj, a popular area close to Connaught Place and New Delhi Railway Station, very popular with tourists for its cheap hotels," it said. The US, the top market for India, updated its travel advice last March to read: "Indian authorities report rape is one of the fastest growing crimes in India.<br><br>Married couples "tend to be more productive, they tend to stick with their jobs, they tend to take better care of their health, [and are] more likely to [make] investments in their community as homeowners".<br><br>Travel companies fear India is increasingly gaining a reputation for being unsafe for women, with some telling The Hindu newspaper there had already been a drop in the number of travellers from Germany. If this continues, it is bound to impact inbound tourism." <br>Madhavan Menon, from Thomas Cook India, told the paper: "With more and more such cases happening in India, international tourists, especially European tourists, are viewing this negatively.<br><br><br>Information on the UK's Foreign Office website said: "Serious sexual attacks involving Polish, German and Danish women travellers have been reported so far in 2014. Women travellers should exercise caution when travelling in India even if they are travelling in a group." The UK, Canada and France issued the advice on Thursday, after last week's gang-rape of a Danish woman in Delhi.<br><br>Here is more in regards to [http://www.lawforchange.org/NewsBot.asp?MODE=VIEW&ID=5283 наебнуть] take a look at our own site. > Fortaleza, Brazil - If last year's Confederations Cup was a warm-up for the World Cup in Brazil, it was also a practice run for those working to protect children from sexual exploitation during the FIFA event. <br>"We are worried about the World Cup. It is a very big event and lots of people will be coming to Fortaleza from outside," says Leana Regia Faiva de Souza, from the Secretariat of Human Rights in the state of Ceara, which is coordinating an initiative to prevent child-sex exploitation. nAnd there's a good reason to dread the start of the football championship in June judging by last year's tournament, say officials and frontline workers in the northeastern city of Fortaleza, which will host six World Cup matches.<br><br>Police say their investigation gathered CCTV footage showing the pair entering the elevator - although there was no camera inside it - and other evidence including email and SMS exchanges between them.<br><br>Spotlight Follow our special India coverage<br>On Monday Tejpal was charged with a series of offences including sexual harassment, outraging modesty and rape, in one of the highest-profile cases since India toughened its rape laws last year.<br><br>> The head of Japan's influential public broadcaster has used his first public comments to say that Japan's World War Two policy of forcing conquered foreign women into sex slavery was "common in any country at war".
 
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but in Fortaleza we have a strong history of campaigns to protect children. In many areas [of Brazil], the population does not regard it as a crime... <br>In case you have any issues relating to exactly where and also the best way to employ [http://vnnforum.com/showthread.php?t=20215 cocaine], you possibly can email us at our internet site. - Leana Regia Faiva de Souza, Secretariat of Human Rights<br><br>We need to be better prepared for the World Cup. I am not looking forward to it. We had reports of police beating up the prostitutes to keep them away from tourists and visitors [during the Confederations Cup]. <br>- Jacinta Rodriguez, Barraca da Amizade NGO<br><br>I am innocent," the 50-year-old told reporters on Tuesday outside the court in Goa's capital Panaji, after his bail hearing was deferred until March 4 and he was taken back into custody. "The charge sheet against me is out of political vendetta.<br><br>From a small women's shelter in the heart of Baku, Azerbaijan's capital, Shana told Al Jazeera in a soft voice how she had been happy and in love when she married her husband. Shana's daughter, Leman - now a happy, piano-playing child - was ignored and disowned by her father and his parents from the time she was born. Then my husband sent me to my mother's house, and said he was going to take lovers to get a baby boy," she said. But like others living at the shelter, she was rejected for not giving birth to a boy. <br>"My marriage was good until I became pregnant, and did not give in to the pressures of having an abortion because the baby was a girl.<br><br>I have seen men turning their heads and leaving the room without saying goodbye. <br>- Tarana Hasanova, gynaecologist Sometimes, if it is the first daughter, men are more or less ok, but when it is the second daughter, often he is not ok.<br><br>When a woman travels around Europe by plane, can you imagine thinking for one second that she's a minor?" <br>"In French law, it's not forbidden to make love to a woman and even to pay her for it, what is forbidden is to do it with a minor," he told Reuters. Bayern Munich winger Ribery and Real Madrid striker Benzema are to stand trial on Tuesday on allegations of paying Zahia Dehar, then a minor, for sex in 2008 and 2009. nRibery's lawyer, Carlo-Alberto Brusa, said his client was innocent and should not be expected to show up in court.<br><br>> An Indian court has deferred the bail plea by a leading Indian editor charged with raping a colleague, after he insisted that he is innocent. <br>Tarun Tejpal, the founder and editor of top investigative magazine Tehelka, has been in custody since his arrest in late November over the alleged incident in a hotel elevator in the western state of Goa.<br><br>Ribery has acknowledged the encounter but said he did not know she was underage, nor that she was a prostitute. <br>Possible sentences<br>Algerian-born Dehar, now 21, has since become designer Karl Lagerfeld's muse and protegee, launching her own lingerie line. <br>The scandal, which exposed footballers' tastes for flings and partying, came ahead of the 2010 World Cup, further damaging the image of a French squad already tarnished by internal bickering, public tantrums and defeats. He said he only gave her 200 euros for a taxi ride to the airport. <br>The trial is expected to run until June 26.<br><br>> London, UK - Police and leading figures in the battle against child abuse have welcomed the findings of a report highlighting the sexual exploitation of girls in Britain's Asian and Muslim communities. <br>A broad consensus on the need for greater awareness is emerging in the wake of a shocking study by a Muslim women's organisation, reported by Al Jazeera last week that highlighted the threat posed by sexual predators to Asian children. <br>Unheard Voices: The Sexual Exploitation of Asian Girls and Young Women, published in September by the Muslim Women's Network UK (MWNUK), has been praised by Muslim leaders for its candour. <br>A week of activities to highlight the issue of sexual exploitation was launched yesterday on September 30, in Bradford, a northern British city with a high Muslim population, where local agencies have pioneered innovative approaches to confronting this issue among minorities.<br><br>The case made front-page news in India for days, at a time when sexual assault was under the spotlight following the fatal gang-rape of a student in Delhi in December 2012, which sparked widespread protests.<br><br><br>Liberal attitudes<br>France has a long history of liberal attitudes towards sex, and other opponents of the bill argue that it intrudes on the private lives of citizens. "They will be forced to continue to hide themselves - because even if they are not risking arrest, their clients are. <br>"The state has no place legislating on individual sexual activity," philosopher Elisabeth Badinter says. And their survival depends on their clients," said the group's Tim Leicester.<br><br><br>At the same time, street prostitution in neighbouring Norway and Denmark increased. A report commissioned by the Swedish government showed that the number of people involved in street prostitution in Sweden's three largest cities dropped from around 730 in 1999 to 300-430 a year in the 10 years after a similar law was introduced in 1999. <br>The notion of legalised prostitution, as enacted by The Netherlands in 2000, has been criticised as playing into the hands of organised crime and human-traffickers - leading to the further exploitation of already vulnerable women.
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> The Archdiocese of Chicago will hand over thousands of pages documenting clergy sex abuse allegations to victims' attorneys who have fought for years to hold the Catholic Church accountable for its handling of such claims.
Victims' attorneys next week will make public the documents detailing allegations of crimes concealed and priests assigned to positions that allowed them to continue molesting children.
The files on the nation's third-largest archdiocese will include complaints, personnel documents and other files for about 30 priests with substantiated abuse allegations.

The ordinariness of the ordinary citizen taking action is both potentially revolutionary and democratic. Street demonstrations are participatory democracy especially when it's a wide swath of one's country representing all kinds of people...Why is mass protest not the first step towards democracy?

isolated places - which we are afraid of, because we won't be secure," Xiao Chuan, a 46-year-old prostitute from China, told the Associated Press. Prostitutes are fearful that the proposed law, which would see fines of 1,500 euro ($2,000) levelled against those who pay for sex, would force their trade further underground.
The fines would be doubled for repeat offenders.
"Clients will be afraid of arrest, so they will be wanting to take us to places more and more hidden, for example in basements, parking lots, in forests ...

Maybe one's person's checks and balances is another's coup. Maybe - but probably not...critics say that the military is not an elected body. Traditional political language is not helpful here. But neither are the corporations that run much of the world.


- Archana Kumar, Oasis worker After establishing contact with pimps and verifying the presence of minors, we would report to the police at the state level, otherwise local police would rapidly inform the pimps for 10,000 rupees.


France and the UK are two of the 10 biggest tourist markets for India. Keep your hotel room number confidential and make sure hotel room doors have chains, deadlocks, and spy-holes." The Canadian government offered similar advice, while the French government singled out Delhi.
"The greatest caution is recommended, particularly in Paharganj, a popular area close to Connaught Place and New Delhi Railway Station, very popular with tourists for its cheap hotels," it said. The US, the top market for India, updated its travel advice last March to read: "Indian authorities report rape is one of the fastest growing crimes in India.

Married couples "tend to be more productive, they tend to stick with their jobs, they tend to take better care of their health, [and are] more likely to [make] investments in their community as homeowners".

Travel companies fear India is increasingly gaining a reputation for being unsafe for women, with some telling The Hindu newspaper there had already been a drop in the number of travellers from Germany. If this continues, it is bound to impact inbound tourism."
Madhavan Menon, from Thomas Cook India, told the paper: "With more and more such cases happening in India, international tourists, especially European tourists, are viewing this negatively.


Information on the UK's Foreign Office website said: "Serious sexual attacks involving Polish, German and Danish women travellers have been reported so far in 2014. Women travellers should exercise caution when travelling in India even if they are travelling in a group." The UK, Canada and France issued the advice on Thursday, after last week's gang-rape of a Danish woman in Delhi.

Here is more in regards to наебнуть take a look at our own site. > Fortaleza, Brazil - If last year's Confederations Cup was a warm-up for the World Cup in Brazil, it was also a practice run for those working to protect children from sexual exploitation during the FIFA event.
"We are worried about the World Cup. It is a very big event and lots of people will be coming to Fortaleza from outside," says Leana Regia Faiva de Souza, from the Secretariat of Human Rights in the state of Ceara, which is coordinating an initiative to prevent child-sex exploitation. nAnd there's a good reason to dread the start of the football championship in June judging by last year's tournament, say officials and frontline workers in the northeastern city of Fortaleza, which will host six World Cup matches.

Police say their investigation gathered CCTV footage showing the pair entering the elevator - although there was no camera inside it - and other evidence including email and SMS exchanges between them.

Spotlight Follow our special India coverage
On Monday Tejpal was charged with a series of offences including sexual harassment, outraging modesty and rape, in one of the highest-profile cases since India toughened its rape laws last year.

> The head of Japan's influential public broadcaster has used his first public comments to say that Japan's World War Two policy of forcing conquered foreign women into sex slavery was "common in any country at war".