# human-trafficking - Today’s News
# human-trafficking - Thursday 26 June, 2014
Twelve months have now passed since a Dáil committee recommended new laws that would see buyers of sex punished.
# human-trafficking - Thursday 10 April, 2014
While attending a conference on human trafficking, the Pope was presented with a t-shirt which said “Turn Back Crime”.
Irish airlines are being encouraged to use the online training resource, developed by the Justice Department.
# human-trafficking - Thursday 27 March, 2014
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.
# human-trafficking - Thursday 20 March, 2014
The organisation will help with financial advice, specialist legal advice, training, educational opportunities and housing support.
# human-trafficking - Saturday 22 February, 2014
The anti-slavery teams will be in place from 1 April.
# human-trafficking - Friday 31 January, 2014
The two are accused of a number of offences against the women – one of whom has a severe learning disability.
# human-trafficking - Friday 20 December, 2013
The figure includes 19 Irish minors, all of whom were reported as victims of sexual exploitation.
# human-trafficking - 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.
# human-trafficking - 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.
# human-trafficking - Wednesday 27 November, 2013
The women travelled to Northern Ireland via Dublin from the Czech Republic and were forced to work in a brothel.
# human-trafficking - Tuesday 26 November, 2013
The man convicted for attempting to traffic adults and children to Ireland has been released because court documents went missing.
# human-trafficking - Monday 21 October, 2013
Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know this morning.
# human-trafficking - Friday 18 October, 2013
340 people are living in slavery in Ireland which is why action is needed now says ICI.
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.
# human-trafficking - Friday 27 September, 2013
In 39 cases, those trafficked were subject to sexual exploitation.
# human-trafficking - Thursday 26 September, 2013
Ireland faces criticism over a ‘very low’ number of prosecutions against human traffickers
# human-trafficking - Tuesday 18 June, 2013
Over 180 cases of modern day slavery have been uncovered here in the last six years and victims are calling for protection in the law.
# human-trafficking - Friday 26 April, 2013
Two suspects were arrested as part of the European operation.
# human-trafficking - Tuesday 16 April, 2013
The Immigrant Council of Ireland welcomed the bill but said trafficking for sexual exploitation remains the most predominant form.
A new report on human trafficking by the European Commission has found that although the numbers of those trafficked in Europe rose by 18 per cent between 2008 and 2010, convictions dropped by 13 per cent.
# human-trafficking - Tuesday 26 February, 2013
The Immigrant Council of Ireland said this shows a “clear need for a fresh approach to identifying victims”.
# human-trafficking - Friday 25 January, 2013
The arrests were part of Operation Quest, and came during planned searches in Dublin, Dundalk and Athlone.
# human-trafficking - Monday 7 January, 2013
Alan Shatter defined the term ‘forced labour’ in the new Human Trafficking Bill.
# human-trafficking - Friday 24 August, 2012
# human-trafficking - Tuesday 21 August, 2012
# human-trafficking - Friday 6 July, 2012
Babies were being auctioned to the highest bidder for as much as €6,000, according to reports.
# human-trafficking - Thursday 21 June, 2012
Nine things to know this morning…
A US State Department report released yesterday has sparked calls for greater awareness of human trafficking that is happening here in Ireland.
They should. Irish people have been trafficked abroad for sex – but it’s not as simple as you might think, writes David Lohan.
# human-trafficking - Wednesday 20 June, 2012
US State Dept’s annual report on human trafficking shows progress being made in Burma, while Syria fell in the rankings.
# human-trafficking - Tuesday 5 June, 2012
BAI upheld part of complaint which said that ad concerning prostitution in Ireland was directed towards a ‘political end’.
# human-trafficking - Saturday 5 May, 2012
Plus: Where does Ireland rank in the world press freedom index – and how many people are visiting Ireland this year?
# human-trafficking - Wednesday 2 May, 2012
Of the alleged victims, eight were said to have been trafficked for sexual exploitation.
# human-trafficking - Friday 20 January, 2012
Two women have been arrested as part of a PSNI investigation into controlling prostitution and human trafficking in Northern Ireland.
# human-trafficking - Monday 17 October, 2011
Justice Minister Alan Shatter has published his report into Swedish law criminalising people who purchase sexual services from prostitutes.
# human-trafficking - Wednesday 5 October, 2011
5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…
The Peruvian authorities have rescued almost 300 women they believe are the victims of human trafficking – the youngest girl discovered by police is just 13 years old.
# human-trafficking - Tuesday 27 September, 2011
Criminalising people who pay for sex diverts attention from the real victims being exploited, argues Paul Ryan
# human-trafficking - Wednesday 24 August, 2011
In today’s wrap-up: Journalists released from Tripoli hotel; Cloyne archbishop agrees: ‘O’Callaghan should have quit’; injunction bans Samsung Galaxy sales in Ireland, and can you be hurt by bullets fired into the air?