Sex industry

Mihajlovic: One in two women in Serbia suffers violence

BELGRADE - One in two women in Serbia experiences some kind of violence, and Serbia's Deputy Prime Minister Zorana Mihajlovic said that the government will work on changing the relevant laws, offering assistance to safe houses, and providing education so as to help women become independent in economic terms.

Police make six arrests at Athens brothels

Six women working as prostitutes were arrested during checks on brothels in Athens on Wednesday.

Officers from the police department that combats human trafficking inspected three brothels in the city.

Two of the six women arrested were discovered not to have residence papers.

The others face other charges relating to prostitution.

Man arrested in Grevena for raping, pimping mentally disabled woman

A 58-year-old man was arrested in Grevena, northern Greece, on Saturday on suspicion of raping a 28-year-old mentally disabled woman and forcing her to have sex with other men.

The woman had gone missing from her home in nearby Florina around a month earlier.

Police said that the suspect forced the 28-year-old to leave with him and live in his house.