Human sexuality

Workplace Sexual Harassment Increasing in Moldova: Survey

Twenty per cent of women in Moldova have been sexually harassed at their workplace, suggests a study published on Tuesday by the Partnership for Development Centre, an NGO based in Chisinau.

Of the women who said they had been harassed at work, four per cent said they had been asked for sex in return for certain rewards, intimidated or threatened with force.

Eight arrested in Athens during sex trafficking bust

Eight people believed to be members of a sex trafficking gang that exploited Eastern European women, mostly from Belarus, were arrested Monday after police raids at Athens brothels.

Police said the women were virtually imprisoned in apartments around Athens and forced into prostitution at various brothels.