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# prostitution - Monday 30 November, 2015

Investigation details systematic movement of prostitutes around Ireland's towns

The RTE Investigations Unit estimates that there are up to 20 gangs involved in organised prostitution here today.

# prostitution - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

Pope apologises after reports of priests using drugs and paying for sex with homeless men

The reports concern several priests in a Rome parish.

# prostitution - Thursday 1 October, 2015

Dutch brothel owners now have to speak the same language as sex workers

The judgement is aimed at preventing abuse.

# prostitution - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

'Prostitution should be legal because men want more sex than women'

An expert has proposed the controversial idea.

# prostitution - Sunday 9 August, 2015

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

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

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

Garda accused of raping woman he arrested investigated by Gsoc

No charges were brought.

# prostitution - Monday 22 June, 2015

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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’.

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

One man arrested in massive Garda operation into prostitution

33 buildings were searched in the operation.

# prostitution - Thursday 27 November, 2014

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

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

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

# prostitution - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

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

"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

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

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

'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

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

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

Short version: “Get a move on, guys.”

# prostitution - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

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

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

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

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.