# prostitution - Tuesday 21 October, 2014
Northern Ireland is the first part of the UK to support the measure, which makes it illegal to obtain sexual services for payment.
# prostitution - Friday 17 October, 2014
Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald has said she is “examining” legislation that would criminalise buying sex.
# prostitution - Thursday 16 October, 2014
Today’s report by the Oireachtas Justice Committee on Sexual and Domestic Violence suggests changes to the way prostitution is legislated for.
# prostitution - Monday 13 October, 2014
The Justice Minister at a garda conference today quoted victims of sex trafficking who had spoken about their experience with law enforcement in Ireland.
# prostitution - Monday 8 September, 2014
Cross-party support is being sought to pass the bill.
# prostitution - Monday 1 September, 2014
Short version: “Get a move on, guys.”
# prostitution - Tuesday 22 July, 2014
Some sex workers don’t carry condoms, to avoid arrest. This is a big problem.
# prostitution - Monday 21 July, 2014
I’m a young, unemployed student. I desperately needed to pay my college tuition, so I signed up to a website seeking a ‘financial arrangement’ with a wealthy man.
# prostitution - Thursday 26 June, 2014
Twelve months have now passed since a Dáil committee recommended new laws that would see buyers of sex punished.
# prostitution - Tuesday 24 June, 2014
Austria, Estonia, Finland, Norway, Slovenia and Sweden have all begun including these figures as part of their GDP.
# prostitution - Saturday 21 June, 2014
A conference taking place in Cork this weekend aims to start a public discussion on sexual wellbeing.
# prostitution - Friday 20 June, 2014
The billionaire is doing community service for a separate conviction.
# prostitution - Thursday 19 June, 2014
Two males and a female, all aged in their twenties, were released without charge this evening.
# prostitution - Tuesday 20 May, 2014
Officials are now plastering public spaces with awareness-raising messages to warn tourists that child exploitation is a crime.
# prostitution - Saturday 26 April, 2014
Australian gambling mogul James Packer is involved in the plans to build three super-luxury resorts, complete with casinos.
# prostitution - Thursday 27 March, 2014
Cecilia Malmström made the call in a pre-recorded address to a major conference of trafficking experts being held in Dublin.
# prostitution - Tuesday 4 February, 2014
“There was a guy, I remember a guy who used to come in and say “I want the youngest girl you have here” and he was really old, so to them it was fun,” one young woman said.
# prostitution - Friday 31 January, 2014
The two are accused of a number of offences against the women – one of whom has a severe learning disability.
# prostitution - Wednesday 15 January, 2014
Because of the move, the women will be entitled to state benefits.
# prostitution - Tuesday 17 December, 2013
They want the same perks because they ‘both do a difficult physical job that they cannot do their whole life’.
# prostitution - Monday 9 December, 2013
Officers found 120 phones, 50 Polish identity cards and £24,000 in cash in the home of a couple who admit forcing women into prostitution.
# prostitution - Wednesday 4 December, 2013
French lawmakers today approved the controversial bill that will make the clients of prostitutes liable for fines starting at €1,500.
# prostitution - Tuesday 3 December, 2013
Sexual violence is perpetrated by security forces, guerrilla groups and paramilitaries in Colombia – with journalists and human rights defenders targeted alongside civilians. But despite considerable personal risks, women are fighting back.
# prostitution - Friday 29 November, 2013
We cannot pretend trafficking does not exist. Today experts from across the EU will meet for discussions in Dublin to support victims and bring the organised gangs to justice, writes Denise Charlton.
# prostitution - Thursday 7 November, 2013
Ruhama, which supports women affected by sex trafficking and prostitution, helped 258 people last year — providing services to women from 32 different nationalities.
# prostitution - Friday 18 October, 2013
Forget the myths you’ve heard about ‘happy prostitutes’ – the reality is that adults and children are in a living hell right now after being trafficked into Ireland for sexual exploitation, writes Denis Charlton.
# prostitution - Friday 27 September, 2013
In 39 cases, those trafficked were subject to sexual exploitation.
# prostitution - Sunday 8 September, 2013
Calls have been made for the immediate introduction of new laws to target buyers of sex.
# prostitution - Monday 26 August, 2013
The new drive-ins are designed to be safer for sex workers, with alarm buttons, doctors and security guards on-hand – but will people actually use them?
# prostitution - Thursday 22 August, 2013
Stickers were placed over road signs on the street that highlighted the problem of prostitution in Limerick city centre.
# prostitution - Thursday 15 August, 2013
Local authorities hope it will help them regulate and monitor the sex trade.
# prostitution - Tuesday 16 July, 2013
There’s a market for everything.
# prostitution - Monday 8 July, 2013
Eliot Spitzer resigned as New York governor in 2008 over a prostitution scandal.
Last month an Oireachtas committee also recommended that people who pay for sex should face criminal charges but not prostitutes.
# prostitution - Thursday 27 June, 2013
Recommendations that shift the onus on to people who pay for and organise prostitution are welcomed by prostitution support charity Ruhama.
# prostitution - Wednesday 15 May, 2013
Up to 200,000 women from Korea, China, the Philippines and elsewhere were forcibly drafted into brothels catering to the Japanese military in territories occupied by Japan during WWII.
# prostitution - Friday 3 May, 2013
TDs will discuss a bill tabled by Deputy Thomas Pringle today that would make it illegal to pay for sex.
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Thomas Pringle has plans to change the current system, which makes it illegal only to solicit prostitution but not to buy it.