# 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.
# prostitution - Friday 26 April, 2013
Two suspects were arrested as part of the European operation.
# prostitution - Tuesday 16 April, 2013
From a textbook dysfunctional home life, educational disadvantage and adolescent homelessness, Rachel Moran was primed for life as a prostitute. Here she tells her story about the losses prostitution can bring and how those you love can be tarred with shame by association.
# prostitution - Monday 8 April, 2013
‘Real Men Don’t Buy Girls’ is the message of the major social media programme.
# prostitution - Saturday 23 March, 2013
The Immigrant Council of Ireland wants TDs and Senators to conclude deliberations on new laws and start enacting them.
# prostitution - Wednesday 13 February, 2013
The Les Bleus star’s name appeared in the mobile phone of an under-age girl who has been arrested on shop-lifting charges.
# prostitution - Monday 11 February, 2013
The news comes as part of an online survey that was conducted by the Immigrant Council of Ireland.
# prostitution - Wednesday 6 February, 2013
A wide variety of people and organisations working with those involved in prostitution have been asked to give their views on changes to prostitution legislation today – including RTÉ’s Paul Maguire.
# prostitution - Tuesday 5 February, 2013
The news comes days after former ‘Belle de Jour’ escort Brooke Magnanti expressed her concerns about the fact no sex workers to date had spoken to the committee.
# prostitution - Saturday 2 February, 2013
Brooke Magnanti told TheJournal.ie that sex workers themselves need to get to speak to the government on the issue – not just groups representing them.
# prostitution - Wednesday 16 January, 2013
It’s the Dáil’s first day back after the winter recess. Here’s what’s in store.
# prostitution - Monday 14 January, 2013
Karima El-Mahroug – better known by her nickname as “Ruby the Heart Stealer” – has arrived to testify for the first time in court.
# prostitution - Wednesday 12 December, 2012
June Tinsely of Barnardos said young men who act as boyfriends to teenage girls coerce them into having sex with other men.
TDs vote this afternoon and this evening on approving individual Budget measures – like PRSI increases and respite grant cuts.
# prostitution - Tuesday 11 December, 2012
The Justice committee is to meet with a number of groups tomorrow to hear their opinions on prostitution and law in Ireland.