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#Exploitation

# exploitation - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

Facebook blames coronavirus for hampering efforts to remove suicide posts from its platforms
# Social Media
# Social Media

Facebook blames coronavirus for hampering efforts to remove suicide posts from its platforms

Aug 11th 2020, 6:37 PM 13,737 Views 12 Comments

The social network also said it took action on fewer pieces of child nudity and sexual exploitation content on Instagram

# exploitation - Wednesday 1 January, 2020

Gardaí concerned about children who 'live online but don't realise the dangers'
# Online Safety
# Online Safety

Gardaí concerned about children who 'live online but don't realise the dangers'

Jan 1st 2020, 6:30 AM 11,216 Views 2 Comments

The head of the garda cyber crime bureau says under-reporting is a “huge problem” particularly in cases where the victim has been personally compromised.

# exploitation - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

Opinion: The tragic death of a Jeremy Kyle Show guest highlights the dangers of confessional TV
# Voices
# Voices

Opinion: The tragic death of a Jeremy Kyle Show guest highlights the dangers of confessional TV

May 15th 2019, 1:20 PM 56,313 Views 56 Comments

Some talk shows walk a thin line between sympathy, sensationalism and exploitation, writes Dr Finola Doyle O’Neill.

# exploitation - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

Man jailed for 6.5 years for sexual exploitation and defilement of child
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man jailed for 6.5 years for sexual exploitation and defilement of child

Mar 7th 2018, 1:30 PM 20,976 Views 19 Comments

The girl’s mother contacted gardaí after finding concerning messages on her laptop.

# exploitation - Monday 11 December, 2017

Migrant fishermen working on Irish boats suffer exploitation and 'get average pay of €2.82'
# Worker Rights
# Worker Rights

Migrant fishermen working on Irish boats suffer exploitation and 'get average pay of €2.82'

Dec 11th 2017, 7:53 AM 11,122 Views 23 Comments

One in four fishermen have experienced verbal or physical abuse, according to a new report.

# exploitation - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

'The higher the profile and success of a member of society, the greater the fall'
# Tom Humphries
# Tom Humphries

'The higher the profile and success of a member of society, the greater the fall'

Oct 25th 2017, 12:10 AM 17,296 Views 72 Comments

Former sports journalist Tom Humphries has been jailed for two-and-a-half years for grooming and sexually abusing a teenage girl.

# exploitation - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Illegal non-EU workers common in care work and catering industry
# Exploitation
# Exploitation

Illegal non-EU workers common in care work and catering industry

Jul 6th 2017, 6:05 AM 10,107 Views 16 Comments

Problems associated with illegal work include poor working conditions and risks to fundamental worker’s rights, a new report has found.

# exploitation - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Ireland 'failing' victims of human trafficking as number detected here rises
# Exploitation
# Exploitation

Ireland 'failing' victims of human trafficking as number detected here rises

Jun 27th 2017, 10:46 PM 12,093 Views 31 Comments

The Immigrant Council of Ireland said the Government needed to do more to protect trafficking victims.

# exploitation - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Girls given drink, drugs and gifts before being forced to have sex with strangers
# Sheffield
# Sheffield

Girls given drink, drugs and gifts before being forced to have sex with strangers

Mar 22nd 2017, 5:20 PM 32,031 Views 0 Comments

Five people have been found guilty of child sexual exploitation offences in Sheffield.

# exploitation - Sunday 26 February, 2017

"We call this residential care, I call it institutionalisation of trauma":  Group calls for better child protection
# Irish Care Leavers Network
# Irish Care Leavers Network

"We call this residential care, I call it institutionalisation of trauma": Group calls for better child protection

Feb 26th 2017, 8:00 AM 11,793 Views 9 Comments

The Irish Care Leavers’ Network is dedicated to supporting people coming out of State care.

# exploitation - Monday 17 October, 2016

'One woman didn't even know she was in Ireland': The reality of being sold for sex
# Exploitation
# Exploitation

'One woman didn't even know she was in Ireland': The reality of being sold for sex

Oct 17th 2016, 7:30 PM 23,122 Views 30 Comments

Women are trafficked across countries and continents – some having been sold by family members or friends.

# exploitation - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Sham marriages are widespread in Ireland, according to Immigrant Council report
# Exploitation
# Exploitation

Sham marriages are widespread in Ireland, according to Immigrant Council report

Oct 12th 2016, 8:56 AM 18,053 Views 83 Comments

One international gang based in Dublin made millions by charging hundreds of Asian men up to €20,000 to marry vulnerable eastern European women.

# exploitation - Friday 1 July, 2016

The majority of child trafficking victims in this country last year were Irish
# Exploitation
# Exploitation

The majority of child trafficking victims in this country last year were Irish

Jul 1st 2016, 11:31 AM 14,388 Views 18 Comments

A US government report was critical of Ireland’s system, which it says is failing to identify trafficking victims.

# exploitation - Sunday 17 April, 2016

Working in a North Korean-run restaurant: 'Customers touched our bodies and pressured us to drink'
# Defectors
# Defectors

Working in a North Korean-run restaurant: 'Customers touched our bodies and pressured us to drink'

Apr 17th 2016, 9:45 AM 32,602 Views 22 Comments

For some North Koreans, brutal work abroad is better than life at home.

# exploitation - Friday 18 March, 2016

Police officer from sexual offences squad charged with child sex abuse
# London
# London

Police officer from sexual offences squad charged with child sex abuse

Mar 18th 2016, 12:54 PM 18,741 Views 0 Comments

The Metropolitan Police have confirmed that DC Maitland is currently suspended from duty.

# exploitation - Monday 30 November, 2015

These are the 24 biggest issues faced by carers in Ireland
# Exploitation
# Exploitation

These are the 24 biggest issues faced by carers in Ireland

Nov 30th 2015, 2:29 PM 20,868 Views 12 Comments

A new report has called for stronger employment rights in the home care industry.

# exploitation - Friday 5 June, 2015

Two pregnant women found among 68 trafficked in containers
# Essex
# Essex

Two pregnant women found among 68 trafficked in containers

Jun 5th 2015, 12:46 PM 8,222 Views 8 Comments

The four men driving the vehicles have been arrested on suspicion of breaking immigration laws.

# exploitation - Thursday 12 February, 2015

The YouTube porn hidden behind the Irish language is now gone
# óh Mo Dhia
# óh Mo Dhia

The YouTube porn hidden behind the Irish language is now gone

Feb 12th 2015, 1:05 PM 20,386 Views 20 Comments

The search results for ‘scannán’ or ‘scannáin’ are now markedly more tame.

# exploitation - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Ambassador who treated staff 'like slaves' ordered to pay them €240,000
# Appalling
# Appalling

Ambassador who treated staff 'like slaves' ordered to pay them €240,000

Nov 25th 2014, 7:08 PM 40,713 Views 115 Comments

But will Khalid Nasser Rashed Lootah invoke diplomatic immunity?

# exploitation - Monday 10 November, 2014

Are there pimps living in your community?
# Prostitution
# Prostitution

Are there pimps living in your community?

Nov 10th 2014, 6:30 AM 14,052 Views 23 Comments

A new campaign is urging members of the public to report any suspicions they have about sexual exploitation in their local area.

# exploitation - Monday 8 September, 2014

Bill to fight child grooming introduced to prevent 'Irish Rotherham'
# Exploitation
# Exploitation

Bill to fight child grooming introduced to prevent 'Irish Rotherham'

Sep 8th 2014, 11:00 AM 9,457 Views 77 Comments

Cross-party support is being sought to pass the bill.

# exploitation - Thursday 17 July, 2014

New law to fix 'stolen wages' of undocumented workers
# Undocumented Workers
# Undocumented Workers

New law to fix 'stolen wages' of undocumented workers

Jul 17th 2014, 10:48 AM 5,432 Views 20 Comments

The amendment passed yesterday addresses a loophole regarding compensation for work or services carried out by undocumented workers.

# exploitation - Sunday 22 June, 2014

Children in State care being 'placed in danger of abuse and exploitation'
# Vulnerable
# Vulnerable

Children in State care being 'placed in danger of abuse and exploitation'

Jun 22nd 2014, 7:30 AM 6,026 Views 21 Comments

There are concerns about the lack of supports for both children in care and those who have left State care on turning 18.

# exploitation - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

Concerns raised about some Irish businesses involved with Qatar World Cup
# Exploitation
# Exploitation

Concerns raised about some Irish businesses involved with Qatar World Cup

Jun 3rd 2014, 7:00 AM 17,630 Views 16 Comments

As fresh bribery allegations throw the spotlight back on to Qatar, an Irish human rights lawyer has warned that the country’s ‘kafala’ labour system is leading to the exploitation of migrant workers.

# exploitation - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Brazil worried World Cup will mean surge in child prostitution
# World Cup
# World Cup

Brazil worried World Cup will mean surge in child prostitution

May 20th 2014, 7:30 AM 15,191 Views 17 Comments

Officials are now plastering public spaces with awareness-raising messages to warn tourists that child exploitation is a crime.

# exploitation - Thursday 24 April, 2014

'A huge step towards justice': Migrant Rights Centre welcomes Bill on undocumented workers
# Exploitation
# Exploitation

'A huge step towards justice': Migrant Rights Centre welcomes Bill on undocumented workers

Apr 24th 2014, 1:07 PM 4,979 Views 19 Comments

The new law will allow undocumented workers to take legal action against exploitative employers.

# exploitation - Friday 20 December, 2013

Authorities recorded 48 cases of human trafficking in 2012
# Exploitation
# Exploitation

Authorities recorded 48 cases of human trafficking in 2012

Dec 20th 2013, 3:02 PM 6,336 Views 9 Comments

The figure includes 19 Irish minors, all of whom were reported as victims of sexual exploitation.

# exploitation - Friday 27 September, 2013

45 people, including 23 children, were trafficked into Ireland last year
# Human Trafficking
# Human Trafficking

45 people, including 23 children, were trafficked into Ireland last year

Sep 27th 2013, 5:16 PM 7,760 Views 14 Comments

In 39 cases, those trafficked were subject to sexual exploitation.

# exploitation - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

Committee on prostitution legislation to hear from award-winning journalist
# Prostitution
# Prostitution

Committee on prostitution legislation to hear from award-winning journalist

Feb 6th 2013, 6:45 AM 5,150 Views 26 Comments

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.

# exploitation - Monday 21 January, 2013

New short film to highlight poor working conditions of migrants
# Exploitation
# Exploitation

New short film to highlight poor working conditions of migrants

Jan 21st 2013, 1:06 PM 6,634 Views 59 Comments

The video features interviews with workers, economists and trade unionists about their experiences and the vulnerability of migrant workers in a recession.

# exploitation - Friday 28 December, 2012

1982: Women’s bodies used to sell ‘everything from cars to chocolate bars’
# Badvertising
# Badvertising

1982: Women’s bodies used to sell ‘everything from cars to chocolate bars’

Dec 28th 2012, 9:15 PM 18,077 Views 33 Comments

A campaign dedicated to eliminating the degrading treatment of women in advertising wrote to the Taoiseach in 1982 to highlight the ‘continual humiliation’ of women in the media.

# exploitation - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

Government called to act on exploitation of domestic workers
# Petition
# Petition

Government called to act on exploitation of domestic workers

Dec 12th 2012, 6:45 AM 2,977 Views 17 Comments

The national partners on the issue will call on Minister Bruton to ratify the Domestic Workers Convention. Some domestic workers were found to be paid as little as 25c an hour.

# exploitation - Friday 9 November, 2012

Fiji's Josh Matavesi: Racing Metro paid me to skip World Cup
# Exploitation
From The42
# Exploitation

Fiji's Josh Matavesi: Racing Metro paid me to skip World Cup

Nov 9th 2012, 9:27 AM 1,434 Views 0 Comments

Munster coach Simon Mannix also revealed that “a cheque” was handed over to Fijians who turned down international call-ups.

# exploitation - Thursday 13 September, 2012

Irish children have been trafficked for 'criminal' purposes - report
# Exploitation
# Exploitation

Irish children have been trafficked for 'criminal' purposes - report

Sep 13th 2012, 8:16 AM 6,010 Views 8 Comments

A new report by researchers at UCC found that a significant number of children who applied for asylum in Ireland disappeared – and may have been trafficked.

# exploitation - Friday 31 August, 2012

Migrant rights group says High Court decision leaves undocumented workers vulnerable
# Courts
# Courts

Migrant rights group says High Court decision leaves undocumented workers vulnerable

Aug 31st 2012, 4:01 PM 4,701 Views 92 Comments

Today the court overturned a decision to grant Muhammad Younis an award of €92,000 in an exploitation case.

# exploitation - Thursday 7 July, 2011

Column: 'You don't survive there long' - inside the mobile phone mines
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: 'You don't survive there long' - inside the mobile phone mines

Jul 7th 2011, 1:24 PM 26 Views 11 Comments

Children in war-ravaged Congo are mining the materials used to make our mobiles. Film-maker Frank Poulsen describes the horror inside the tunnels.

# exploitation - Thursday 16 June, 2011

Mandela charity ex-chief innocent in 'blood diamond' case
# Blood Diamonds
# Blood Diamonds

Mandela charity ex-chief innocent in 'blood diamond' case

Jun 16th 2011, 9:56 AM 325 Views 0 Comments

Supermodel Naomi Campbell testified that she gave stones – believed to have come from ex-Liberian President Charles Taylor, who is being tried for war crimes – to the former head of Nelson Mandela’s children’s charity in 1997.

# exploitation - Tuesday 8 February, 2011

Young people urged to consider 'digital identity'
# Living
# Living

Young people urged to consider 'digital identity'

Feb 8th 2011, 3:40 PM 2,435 Views 0 Comments

A short film exploring the consequences of sending sexually explicit images – by mobile phone or online – has been aimed at young people.