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#Prostitution

# prostitution - Friday 5 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie One man arrested in massive Garda operation into prostitution Sex Work

One man arrested in massive Garda operation into prostitution

33 buildings were searched in the operation.

# prostitution - Thursday 27 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie New law means electronic tagging for some sex offenders Milestone

New law means electronic tagging for some sex offenders

There has been a wide welcome for new offences against child grooming and buying sex.

# prostitution - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Confirmed: It’s going to be illegal to purchase the services of a sex worker Outlawed

# prostitution - Monday 10 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Are there pimps living in your community? Prostitution

Are there pimps living in your community?

A new campaign is urging members of the public to report any suspicions they have about sexual exploitation in their local area.

# prostitution - Thursday 6 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Clever campaign uses Tinder to tell men about Irish sex trafficking Tinder

# prostitution - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Over 300 women affected by trafficking and prostitution needed help last year Sex Workers

# prostitution - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Teenage girl jailed for running prostitution ring and drugging and beating young girls Canada

Teenage girl jailed for running prostitution ring and drugging and beating young girls

One victim was forced kicking and screaming into a man’s car at a gas station

# prostitution - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie “Pimps may look south” warning, as Stormont votes to criminalise paying for sex Sex Laws

“Pimps may look south” warning, as Stormont votes to criminalise paying for sex

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

From TheJournal.ie Sex workers ‘fear for their safety’ if clients are criminalised Nordic Model

Sex workers ‘fear for their safety’ if clients are criminalised

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald has said she is “examining” legislation that would criminalise buying sex.

# prostitution - Thursday 16 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Lawmakers told that prostitution is sexual violence and that domestic violence is a crime Report

Lawmakers told that prostitution is sexual violence and that domestic violence is a crime

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

From TheJournal.ie ‘Traffickers operate only to make money from human misery’ Prostitution

‘Traffickers operate only to make money from human misery’

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

From TheJournal.ie Bill to fight child grooming introduced to prevent ‘Irish Rotherham’ Exploitation

Bill to fight child grooming introduced to prevent ‘Irish Rotherham’

Cross-party support is being sought to pass the bill.

# prostitution - Monday 1 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie READ: Former US President Jimmy Carter’s appeal to TDs over prostitution Prostitution

READ: Former US President Jimmy Carter’s appeal to TDs over prostitution

Short version: “Get a move on, guys.”

# prostitution - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Decriminalising prostitution would ‘slash HIV rates among sex workers’ Pandemic

Decriminalising prostitution would ‘slash HIV rates among sex workers’

Some sex workers don’t carry condoms, to avoid arrest. This is a big problem.

# prostitution - Monday 21 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: When you think of a sex worker, you might never think of someone like me Prostitution

Opinion: When you think of a sex worker, you might never think of someone like me

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

From TheJournal.ie Pimps ‘taking advantage’ of delay in new prostitution law Turn Off The Red Light

Pimps ‘taking advantage’ of delay in new prostitution law

Twelve months have now passed since a Dáil committee recommended new laws that would see buyers of sex punished.

# prostitution - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Drugs and prostitution will be used to measure Ireland’s GDP Economy

Drugs and prostitution will be used to measure Ireland’s GDP

Austria, Estonia, Finland, Norway, Slovenia and Sweden have all begun including these figures as part of their GDP.

# prostitution - Saturday 21 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Sex didn’t exist until the Late Late show’: Can Irish people talk about intimacy? The Birds And The Bees

‘Sex didn’t exist until the Late Late show’: Can Irish people talk about intimacy?

A conference taking place in Cork this weekend aims to start a public discussion on sexual wellbeing.

# prostitution - Friday 20 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Berlusconi’s ‘bunga bunga’ trial appeal begins, but he can’t go as he’s working in a hospice Sensual Soirees

Berlusconi’s ‘bunga bunga’ trial appeal begins, but he can’t go as he’s working in a hospice

The billionaire is doing community service for a separate conviction.

# prostitution - Thursday 19 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Three arrested in investigation into organised prostitution in Roscommon and Longford Arrests

Three arrested in investigation into organised prostitution in Roscommon and Longford

Two males and a female, all aged in their twenties, were released without charge this evening.

# prostitution - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Brazil worried World Cup will mean surge in child prostitution World Cup

Brazil worried World Cup will mean surge in child prostitution

Officials are now plastering public spaces with awareness-raising messages to warn tourists that child exploitation is a crime.

# prostitution - Saturday 26 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Sri Lanka says ‘No’ to casinos over prostitution fears Gambling

Sri Lanka says ‘No’ to casinos over prostitution fears

Australian gambling mogul James Packer is involved in the plans to build three super-luxury resorts, complete with casinos.

# prostitution - Thursday 27 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Sex buyers are the last link in chain of trafficking, abuse and rape Prostitution

Column: Sex buyers are the last link in chain of trafficking, abuse and rape

The result of 18 months of academic work shows the fear of being named and shamed in a local newspaper would be the greatest deterrent to buyers of sex, writes Nusha Yonkova.

From TheJournal.ie EU Commissioner calls for continued pressure by police to combat sex trafficking Prostitution

EU Commissioner calls for continued pressure by police to combat sex trafficking

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

From TheJournal.ie Trafficked to Dublin at 15-years-old for sex: ‘You would do like 15 guys a day’ Prostitution This post contains videos

Trafficked to Dublin at 15-years-old for sex: ‘You would do like 15 guys a day’

“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

From TheJournal.ie Judge rules couple accused of sex slavery can be named Human Trafficking

Judge rules couple accused of sex slavery can be named

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

# prostitution - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Dutch prostitutes want same retirement perks as professional footballers Prostitution

Dutch prostitutes want same retirement perks as professional footballers

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

From TheJournal.ie Couple who ran London prostitution ring to be sentenced today Human Trafficking

Couple who ran London prostitution ring to be sentenced today

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

From TheJournal.ie France passes law to ban the purchase of sex, ICI calls on Ireland to follow suit Prostitution

France passes law to ban the purchase of sex, ICI calls on Ireland to follow suit

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

From TheJournal.ie Column: Women in Colombia are fighting back against the use of rape as a weapon of war Colombia

Column: Women in Colombia are fighting back against the use of rape as a weapon of war

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

From TheJournal.ie Column: We have glimpsed the human misery which fills the pockets of Europe’s pimps and traffickers Opinion

Column: We have glimpsed the human misery which fills the pockets of Europe’s pimps and traffickers

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

From TheJournal.ie Seven per cent increase in women affected by prostitution seeking support Ruhama

Seven per cent increase in women affected by prostitution seeking support

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

From TheJournal.ie Column: Human trafficking and forced prostitution is continuing in Ireland Opinion

Column: Human trafficking and forced prostitution is continuing in Ireland

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

From TheJournal.ie 45 people, including 23 children, were trafficked into Ireland last year Human Trafficking

45 people, including 23 children, were trafficked into Ireland last year

In 39 cases, those trafficked were subject to sexual exploitation.

# prostitution - Sunday 8 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie ‘Pimping and trafficking’ continues as Dáil reviews prostitution laws Sex

‘Pimping and trafficking’ continues as Dáil reviews prostitution laws

Calls have been made for the immediate introduction of new laws to target buyers of sex.

# prostitution - Monday 26 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Switzerland’s first sex drive-in opened this evening At The Drive-in

Switzerland’s first sex drive-in opened this evening

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

From TheJournal.ie Mystery surrounds Limerick “Red Light District” signs Put On The Red Light

Mystery surrounds Limerick “Red Light District” signs

Stickers were placed over road signs on the street that highlighted the problem of prostitution in Limerick city centre.

# prostitution - Thursday 15 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Sex drive-in opens in Zurich Prostitution

Sex drive-in opens in Zurich

Local authorities hope it will help them regulate and monitor the sex trade.

# prostitution - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Police in Japan bust overweight prostitution service Heavy Work

Police in Japan bust overweight prostitution service

There’s a market for everything.

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