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#Prostitution

# prostitution - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Prostitution should be legal because men want more sex than women’ Sex Workers

‘Prostitution should be legal because men want more sex than women’

An expert has proposed the controversial idea.

# prostitution - Sunday 9 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Irish men are being asked to say what they think about sex work On Stage

Irish men are being asked to say what they think about sex work

It’s for a play by TheatreClub.

# prostitution - Saturday 8 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Debating prostitution? Why not listen to sex workers for once? Opinion

Debating prostitution? Why not listen to sex workers for once?

In the debate over criminalisation, sex workers’ voices are all too often drowned out.

# prostitution - Saturday 18 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Prostitution gang’s victim was beaten, sold, raped and made sleep with 10 men a day London

Prostitution gang’s victim was beaten, sold, raped and made sleep with 10 men a day

A gang of 7 men and 4 women have now been jailed for sexually exploited hundreds of women.

# prostitution - Sunday 12 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Garda accused of raping woman he arrested investigated by Gsoc Garda

Garda accused of raping woman he arrested investigated by Gsoc

No charges were brought.

# prostitution - Monday 22 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Man who admitted to running four brothels in Limerick walks free from court Prostitution

Man who admitted to running four brothels in Limerick walks free from court

Doras Luimní is criticising the leniency of the sentence.

# prostitution - Monday 15 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie A sex worker went on Ray D’Arcy to talk about her campaign … she wasn’t happy with how it went Prostitution

A sex worker went on Ray D’Arcy to talk about her campaign … she wasn’t happy with how it went

Laura Lee, a Dublin-born law graduate, accused the host of being hostile and aggressive. Some listeners agreed. Others found it thought-provoking.

From TheJournal.ie Austrian brothel offers free sex in protest against high taxes Get Up Stand Up

Austrian brothel offers free sex in protest against high taxes

The owner said he will pay the women working for him to make up for what they would normally get from clients.

# prostitution - Thursday 28 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should it be a crime to pay for sex? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should it be a crime to pay for sex?

It will be soon.

# prostitution - Thursday 21 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Are we about to see an influx of pimps to Ireland? Prostitution

Are we about to see an influx of pimps to Ireland?

Our nearest neighbour is cracking down on sex buyers.

# prostitution - Monday 18 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Sex workers have asked Jill Meagher’s husband to drop his support for an anti-sex trade group Not Helping

Sex workers have asked Jill Meagher’s husband to drop his support for an anti-sex trade group

Sex workers in St Kilda, Victoria, have signed an open letter to Tom Meagher claiming that campaigning for men to stop buying sex services is ‘not helpful’.

# prostitution - Sunday 26 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Former sex worker says she saw 13-year-old girl work on Dublin streets Prostitution

Former sex worker says she saw 13-year-old girl work on Dublin streets

Moran also discussed the pressures young boys feel when prostitution is legal.

# prostitution - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Tom Meagher says he cried for hours when he heard what happened to Karen Buckley Long Road

Tom Meagher says he cried for hours when he heard what happened to Karen Buckley

Meagher was speaking at the launch of a campaign ‘Prostitution – We Don’t Buy it’.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s how many men in Ireland say they have paid for sex We Don't Buy It

Here’s how many men in Ireland say they have paid for sex

Very few women have, according to this survey.

# prostitution - Sunday 22 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Ireland’s ban on the purchase of sex will be challenged by a sex worker Red Light

Ireland’s ban on the purchase of sex will be challenged by a sex worker

Northern Ireland brought in new laws first and the Republic has followed.

# prostitution - Friday 6 March, 2015

From Business ETC The sex trade is really cashing in on one of the world’s biggest tech conferences Put On The Red Light

The sex trade is really cashing in on one of the world’s biggest tech conferences

Escort agencies are targeting wealthy clients at the Mobile World Congress.

# prostitution - Saturday 7 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Rome is getting a red light district Green Light

Rome is getting a red light district

If the experiment proves successful, the council will open three separate red light zones.

# prostitution - Monday 2 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This former head of the IMF is on trial for ‘aggravated pimping’ Strauss-Kahn

This former head of the IMF is on trial for ‘aggravated pimping’

The case is expected to feature lurid details of group sex and high-end prostitution.

# prostitution - Sunday 25 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Buying a woman’s body for sexual gratification is not a harmless act Buying Sex

Opinion: Buying a woman’s body for sexual gratification is not a harmless act

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

From TheJournal.ie ‘Sex trafficked teens promised new life but dream becomes nightmare at Dublin Airport’ Prostitution

‘Sex trafficked teens promised new life but dream becomes nightmare at Dublin Airport’

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

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

Confirmed: It’s going to be illegal to purchase the services of a sex worker

The age of consent is also to remain at 17.

# 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

Clever campaign uses Tinder to tell men about Irish sex trafficking

Have you swiped on this profile?

# 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.

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