August 11, 2014 /
Sweden's prostitution law, which bans the buying but not the selling of sex, is increasingly seen as a model globally. But there are ways to improve it so it doesn't victimize sex workers.
August 4, 2014
How do you protect sex workers from the hazards of their trade? Sweden has a controversial answer.
July 31, 2014 /
The so-called “Swedish model” of banning the purchase but not the sale of sex is catching on in Europe. But does it work? And for whom?
July 14, 2014 /
In Stockholm, where a 1999 law bans the buying but not the selling of sex, the red-light district is mostly empty.
July 8, 2014 /
As Hungary's populist right-wing government fights off its challenger from the extreme right, culture and historical memory have become the battleground.
June 30, 2014 /
Despite torrential downpours, Pope Francis drew large crowds during a recent visit to Basilica di Santa Maria in Trastevere. Young and old were eager to receive a blessing from "Papa Francesco."
June 30, 2014
The Catholic Church stands at a crossroads—church attendance in Europe has decreased and the millennial generation is becoming detached. Can Pope Francis and the Church adapt to the modern era?
June 25, 2014
There’s a growing push in Europe to criminalize the buying but not the selling of sex. Advocates say such laws curb trafficking. Opponents say they hurt prostitutes. Who's right?
June 25, 2014 /
Even supporters of legal prostitution say that life has gotten harder for Amsterdam's sex workers since the country lifted the brothel ban in 2000.
June 2, 2014
Between anti-government protests and investigations into high-level corruption, it has been a tumultuous year in Turkey.