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Sept. 15, 2017, 7:06 p.m.
Countries: France
Variables: IRP-LAW-4, IRP-LAW-5

"Prostitution in itself is legal in France — though brothels, pimping and the sale of sex by minors are illegal"(para 2)
Sept. 15, 2017, 7:06 p.m.
Countries: France
Variables: IRP-PRACTICE-1

"Prostitution in itself is legal in France — though brothels, pimping and the sale of sex by minors are illegal"(para 2)
Sept. 15, 2017, 7:06 p.m.
Countries: France
Variables: TRAFF-LAW-1

"French lawmakers approved a bill against prostitution and sex trafficking that bans buying sex, not selling it. Customers will face fines and be made to attend awareness classes on the harms of the sex trade. The legislation, which passed 64-12 in the parliament's lower house, the National Assembly, makes French law one of the toughest against sex buyers in Europe. Prostitution in itself is legal in France — though brothels, pimping and the sale of sex by minors are illegal"(para 1-2)."The new measure does away with a 2003 law that banned passive soliciting by sex workers on the street and thus put the legal onus on prostitutes. This new bill ...more
Sept. 15, 2017, 7:06 p.m.
Countries: France
Variables: IRP-PRACTICE-2, IRP-PRACTICE-4

"The convicted client will be obliged to attend classes highlighting the dangers associated with prostitution. The measure will also make it easier for foreign prostitutes — many currently illegally in France — to acquire a temporary residence permit if they enter a process to get out of the prostitution business"(para 5)."'The most important aspect of this law is to accompany prostitutes, give them identity papers because we know that 85 percent of prostitutes here are victims of trafficking,' Maud Olivier, a lawmaker with the governing Socialists and a sponsor of the legislation, told The Associated Press. Olivier said that many of the sex workers who arrive in France have their ...more
Sept. 15, 2017, 7:06 p.m.
Countries: France
Variables: DV-DATA-1

"But opponents fear that cracking down [a bill was passed that bans buying sex, not selling it] will push prostitutes to hide, leaving them even more at the mercy of pimps and violent clients"(para 10)
Sept. 15, 2017, 7:06 p.m.
Countries: France
Variables: TRAFF-PRACTICE-3

"'The most important aspect of this law is to accompany prostitutes, give them identity papers because we know that 85 percent of prostitutes here are victims of trafficking,' Maud Olivier, a lawmaker with the governing Socialists and a sponsor of the legislation, told The Associated Press.Olivier said that many of the sex workers who arrive in France have their passports confiscated by pimps.'We will provide them with documents on the condition they commit to leave prostitution behind,' she added"(para 7-9)
Sept. 15, 2017, 7:06 p.m.
Countries: France
Variables: SEGI-PRACTICE-1

"France's parliament started debating the [prostitution] bill in 2013, but the final vote was delayed due to sharp divisions between the lower parliamentary chamber and the Senate"(para 11)
Sept. 15, 2017, 7:06 p.m.
Countries: France
Variables: IRP-DATA-2

"Prostitution in itself is legal in France — though brothels, pimping and the sale of sex by minors are illegal"(para 2)."The measure will also make it easier for foreign prostitutes — many currently illegally in France — to acquire a temporary residence permit if they enter a process to get out of the prostitution business"(para 5)."'The most important aspect of this law is to accompany prostitutes, give them identity papers because we know that 85 percent of prostitutes here are victims of trafficking,' Maud Olivier, a lawmaker with the governing Socialists and a sponsor of the legislation, told The Associated Press"(para 7)
Sept. 15, 2017, 7:06 p.m.
Countries: France
Variables: IRP-LAW-1

"French lawmakers approved a bill against prostitution and sex trafficking that bans buying sex, not selling it. Customers will face fines and be made to attend awareness classes on the harms of the sex trade. The legislation, which passed 64-12 in the parliament's lower house, the National Assembly, makes French law one of the toughest against sex buyers in Europe. Prostitution in itself is legal in France — though brothels, pimping and the sale of sex by minors are illegal"(para 1-2)."The new measure does away with a 2003 law that banned passive soliciting by sex workers on the street and thus put the legal onus on prostitutes. This new bill ...more
Sept. 15, 2017, 7:06 p.m.
Countries: France
Variables: TRAFF-PRACTICE-2, TRAFF-DATA-1

"'The most important aspect of this law is to accompany prostitutes, give them identity papers because we know that 85 percent of prostitutes here are victims of trafficking,' Maud Olivier, a lawmaker with the governing Socialists and a sponsor of the legislation, told The Associated Press.Olivier said that many of the sex workers who arrive in France have their passports confiscated by pimps"(para 7-8)
Sept. 15, 2017, 7:06 p.m.
Countries: France
Variables: UVAW-PRACTICE-1

"But opponents fear that cracking down will push prostitutes to hide, leaving them even more at the mercy of pimps and violent clients"(para 10)
Sept. 15, 2017, 7:06 p.m.
Countries: France
Variables: IIP-PRACTICE-1

"Olivier said that many of the sex workers who arrive in France have their passports confiscated by pimps.'We will provide them with documents on the condition they commit to leave prostitution behind,' she added"(para 8-9)
Sept. 12, 2017, 2:29 p.m.
Countries: France
Variables: GP-DATA-1

"Close behind [Finland] were Sweden and the Atlantic archipelago of Cape Verde, with 52.9 percent female [Cabinet] representation apiece, according to the IPU. Canada ranks in joint-third place, alongside France and the European principality of Liechtenstein"(para 11)
Sept. 1, 2017, 9:15 p.m.
Countries: France
Variables: LO-SCALE-3

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Sept. 1, 2017, 8:51 p.m.
Countries: France
Variables: LO-SCALE-2

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Sept. 1, 2017, 10:26 a.m.
Countries: France
Variables: LO-SCALE-1

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Aug. 25, 2017, 1:12 p.m.
Countries: Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, New Zealand, United Kingdom
Variables: SMES-DATA-3

“Most OECD countries fall within this [11 to 24 percent] range, with Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, New Zealand and the United Kingdom having no less than one-fifth of their children living with a single parent, again typically a lone mother” (para 7).
Aug. 25, 2017, 1:11 p.m.
Countries: France
Variables: CBMC-DATA-1

“Other countries outside that region [Latin America] with high rates of non-marital childbearing are … France (56 percent)” (para 13).
Aug. 24, 2017, 2:42 p.m.
Countries: France
Variables: GIC-LAW-1

"France offers a monthly family benefit of 130 euros (about $138) per child after the second child" (para 16).
Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: France
Variables: INFIB-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: France
Variables: AFE-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: France
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: France
Variables: DACH-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: France
Variables: BR-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: France
Variables: DACH-SCALE-2

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: France
Variables: MULTIVAR-SCALE-4

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: France
Variables: INFIB-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: France
Variables: MARR-SCALE-3

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: France
Variables: GP-SCALE-1

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Aug. 23, 2017, 12:46 a.m.
Countries: France
Variables: MARR-SCALE-1

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