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An indictment says Kelly and his managers picked out women and girls at concerts and arranged for them to travel to see Kelly and call him "Daddy".
The counts include child porn, enticement of a minor and obstruction of justice. In February, Kelly was arrested on 10 counts in Illinois involving four women, three of whom were minors when the alleged abuse occurred.
Although sex work is allowed in much of Mexico, states have different and sometimes unclear rules, meaning workers frequently operate in legal vacuums which can leave them vulnerable to exploitation and trafficking.
The four aggravated criminal sexual assault counts carry maximum terms of 30 years in prison. Kelly was already facing 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse involving four women years ago, three of whom were minors when the alleged abuse occurred.
A former employee who accused the Chief Justice of India of sexual harassment has been left feeling dejected and scared after her allegations were summarily dismissed.
Authorities arrested 12 suspected members of a prostitution ring that took young Pakistani women to China, part of a growing human trafficking problem often based on fake marriages.
Protesters gathered in Bangladesh's Dhaka to demand justice for an 19-year-old woman who died after being set on fire for refusing to drop sexual harassment charges against her school principal.
Republican Arizona Senator McSally, who is the first female air force fighter pilot in the US military, made the disclosure at a Senate hearing on the military's efforts to prevent sexual assaults and improve the response when they occur.
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