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EU Court of Human Rights Condemns Greece for Human Trafficking Case

The European Court of Human Rights on Thursday condemned Greece for not taking action to protect a Nigerian woman who was victim of a human trafficking ring that was exploiting her for two years. Pointing to "police negligence" and "investigation...

Author of Study on Greek Female Sex Workers Denies Cheese-Pie Comment

A report on the increasing rates of Greek women in the prostitution industry in Greece and Greek women's motive behind involving themselves in it, has generated a reaction within the country, including from the author of the study the report is based on. The study...

Three Men Arrested in Mykonos Facing Drug And Prostitution Charges

After a coordinated police operation on the Greek island of Mykonos, three men were arrested on Sunday morning accused of drug trafficking and running a prostitution business in cooperation with some of the island's most prominent businessmen. According to a Greek Police statement,...

Sex Industry in Greece Grows Amidst the Financial Crisis

Since 2008, when the financial crisis first appeared in Greece, the number of women who work in the sex industry has dramatically increased. Women trade sex for money, illegally in most cases, in order to put food on the table...

Prostitution Thrives During Greek Crisis

The number of male and female prostitutes in Greece has been increasing during the Greek crisis a Panteion University study revealed. While the prices have fallen significantly, the turnover from prostitution, from late 2012 until today, reached between 600...

NCSR Survey Says Prostitution on Rise in Greece

Prostitution in Greece has largely increased due to the economic crisis. A recent survey conducted jointly by the Criminology Department at Panteion University, the National Centre for Social Research (NCSR) and the Greek Ombudsman, found that prostitution has increased...

Man Cuffed for 'Renting' Underage Sister

An 18 year-old man in Kavala, Northern Greece, did not hesitate to force his 17 year-old sister into prostitution. The ruthless man was charging potential clients 1,100€ for the services of his underage sister. Police attained information on the young...

24 Year-Old Man Kept his Girlfriend Imprisoned

A 22-year old Bulgarian woman has been living a complete nightmare for the last month. She was being held hostage by her 24 year-old Bulgarian partner who had her work as a prostitute on a daily basis, in a...

Greek Restaurant Menu Included Escort Girls!

A restaurant in Northern Greece offered much more than just food, including escort services.  Aside from a menu that includes chops, souvlakis and kebabs, customers could also select an escort girl. A forty-five year old man in Ioannina owns the...

Crisis Forces Greek Women into Prostitution

The Greek financial crisis has been forcing more and more housewives into illegal prostitution to make ends meet. They take off their aprons, leave their kids and husbands at home, dress up in sexy clothes and prostitute themselves to...