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  1. News - World - FRANCE

    Woman arrives in Paris after 800km march against prostitution in France

    Posted Oct 13th 2014, 11:56pm by AFP

    ... of policing efforts to the clients. The government says it is aimed at preventing violence against women and protecting the majority of prostitutes who are victims of trafficking gangs. Pascale ... the legislation will simply push prostitution further underground and make the women who earn their living from it more vulnerable to abuse. Paying or accepting payment for sex currently is not, ...

  2. News - World - FRANCE

    French lawmakers debate divisive prostitution bill

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 08:15pm by AFP

    ... but soliciting, pimping, and the sale of sex by minors are prohibited. The government says the bill is aimed at preventing violence against women and protecting the large majority of prostitutes who ... on their health?” Activists and sex workers have staged rallies denouncing the proposed law in several cities in France, and those for and against the bill were due to protest Friday near France’s lower ...

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    Riot police on alert after two nights of violence in Paris

    Posted Jul 23rd 2013, 12:00am by GDN, AFP

    ... conducting their check. "Police did their job perfectly," Valls said. "The law banning full-face veils is a law in the interests of women and against those values having nothing to do with our traditions and values. It must be enforced everywhere." The law banning full-face veils is a law in the interests of women and against those values having nothing to do with our ...

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    Vincent and Bruno become first gay couple to tie the knot in France

    Posted May 30th 2013, 12:52am by Reuters

    ... in the southern French city of Montpellier on Wednesday, in the first same-sex wedding in a country rocked by protests against and for the reform. Vincent Autin and Bruno Boileau exchanged vows ... in Paris was marred by violence. “I forbid militants from going to protest in Montpellier,” Barjot told Reuters TV after hardliners in motorcycle helmets beat up a press photographer at a march ...

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    French prosecutors start pimping probe into sugar daddy website

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 01:13am by AFP

    ... which targets encounters with mature women- by offering this time to find mature men," he said. But the Action Team Against Pimping association, which made a legal complaint last week, said ... daddy" men and young women over suspicions of "organised pimping", a judicial source said. Launched in 2010, the website www.sugardaddy.fr brings together men "comfortable ...

  6. News - World - FRANCE

    French celebrities against plan to punish clients of prostitutes

    Posted Nov 18th 2013, 05:30am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Paris Celebrities against plan to punish prostitutes' clients A group of French celebrities including singer Charles Aznavour and actress Catherine Deneuve have signed a petition against a socialist proposal to punish clients of prostitutes. This week, a French parliament committee will review a proposal by the ruling Socialist Party to scrap sanctions ...

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    Far right National Front party poised for electoral breakthrough in France

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 08:47pm by Agence France-Presse in Paris

    ... the national swing against her party. Hidalgo went into the election as the favourite but her rival Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet, a former minister for the centre-right UMP party, did sufficiently well in the first round to suggest she could edge the contest to join a very small club of women who have run major cities around the world. The FN’s strong first-round performance was widely interpreted ...

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    'Sorcerer's apprentice of breast implants', Jean-Claude Mas, jailed four years

    Posted Dec 11th 2013, 03:41am by The Guardian

    ... time PIP was the third-biggest global supplier of breast implants, used in an estimated 300,000 women in 65 countries. Some of the women were given the faulty implants during breast ... ever running a company or working in the medical field. Women who complain are fragile people, or are doing it for the money JEAN-CLAUDE MAS His lawyer, Yves Haddad, said he ...

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    Sarkozy suspected of attempting to pervert course of justice, says report

    Posted Mar 08th 2014, 01:49am by AFP

    ... tycoon Bernard Tapie. Herzog said yesterday that Sarkozy "is probably still being tapped" and denounced what he said was a politically motivated plot against his client. "There ... financing of Sarkozy's UMP party by France's richest women, Liliane Bettencourt, 91. ...

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    French protesters attack Francois Hollande in rallies for family values

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 09:40pm by AFP

    ... of "pro- family" protesters have marched in Paris and Lyons against new laws easing abortion restrictions and legalising gay marriage, accusing French President Francois Hollande's ... movement LMPT (Protest for Everyone)- who gave a far higher turnout figure of half a million. Demonstrator Philippe Blin, a pastor from nearby Sevres, said he felt a "relentlessness against ...




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