# prostitution - Sunday 22 March, 2015
Northern Ireland brought in new laws first and the Republic has followed.
# prostitution - Friday 6 March, 2015
Escort agencies are targeting wealthy clients at the Mobile World Congress.
# prostitution - Saturday 7 February, 2015
If the experiment proves successful, the council will open three separate red light zones.
# prostitution - Monday 2 February, 2015
The case is expected to feature lurid details of group sex and high-end prostitution.
# prostitution - Sunday 25 January, 2015
It is not acceptable to turn a blind eye to the sex industry as it stands – far too little is done to protect the vulnerable.
# prostitution - Tuesday 23 December, 2014
The Immigrant Council of Ireland says the past year has been its busiest to date in terms of sex trafficking cases.
# prostitution - Friday 5 December, 2014
33 buildings were searched in the operation.
# prostitution - Thursday 27 November, 2014
There has been a wide welcome for new offences against child grooming and buying sex.
# prostitution - Tuesday 25 November, 2014
The age of consent is also to remain at 17.
# prostitution - Monday 10 November, 2014
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
Have you swiped on this profile?
# prostitution - Wednesday 5 November, 2014
That is an 18% increase on 2012.
# prostitution - Tuesday 4 November, 2014
One victim was forced kicking and screaming into a man’s car at a gas station
# 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.