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Time to End Prostitution in the Muslim World

September 30, 2012


Prohibition against prostitution from the Qur’an: Allāh says in Sūrat An Nur: A painful punishment waits in this world and the next for those who like indecency to spread among the believers. God knows and you do not.  [Qur’an, Sura An Nur, 24:19]. […] Nor shall you compel your handmaidens to whoredom–for they too ardently […]

Child Slavery Abounds Globally

April 16, 2011


Source: UNICEF Hundreds of millions of children across the globe are victims of exploitation, abuse and violence each year. They are abducted and recruited into the army, trafficked into prostitution rings or forced into debt bondage or other forms of slavery. Forced and bonded labour. According to the International Labour Organization, an estimated 246 million […]

To survive or not: Prostitution of Iraqi Girls as Young as Six in Syria

December 3, 2007


By Lina Sinjab BBC News, Damascus Many of the Iraqi dancers are in their early teens. With their bright neon signs and glitzy decor, dozens of nightclubs line the streets of the Maraba district in the Syrian capital Damascus. It’s here that men come from far and wide – car number plates are not just […]