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# prostitution - Thursday 14 April, 2016

Woman who ran four brothels in Dublin is jailed
# Rathmines
# Rathmines

Woman who ran four brothels in Dublin is jailed

Apr 14th 2016, 5:35 PM 45,733 Views 71 Comments

She was arrested after gardaí raided the brothel in Rathmines.

# prostitution - Friday 8 April, 2016

Poll: Is it time to make paying for sex a criminal offence in Ireland?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is it time to make paying for sex a criminal offence in Ireland?

Apr 8th 2016, 9:55 AM 28,943 Views 120 Comments

Legislation for such an action has been in the pipeline for some time, but has never been enacted.

France has criminalised the purchase of sex - what happened to Ireland's sex laws?
# Prostitution
# Prostitution

France has criminalised the purchase of sex - what happened to Ireland's sex laws?

Apr 8th 2016, 6:05 AM 22,406 Views 75 Comments

The legislation was not enacted before the previous Dáil was dissolved.

# prostitution - Monday 7 December, 2015

'This Christmas Day there will be women in brothels around the country'
# Sex Trafficking
# Sex Trafficking

'This Christmas Day there will be women in brothels around the country'

Dec 7th 2015, 12:17 PM 26,737 Views 85 Comments

Prostitution charity Ruhama found an increase in the women accessing its services last year.

# prostitution - Monday 30 November, 2015

Investigation details systematic movement of prostitutes around Ireland's towns
# Rte Investigations Unit
# Rte Investigations Unit

Investigation details systematic movement of prostitutes around Ireland's towns

Nov 30th 2015, 10:30 PM 30,825 Views 83 Comments

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
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

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

Oct 14th 2015, 8:21 PM 26,989 Views 167 Comments

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
# Ruling
# Ruling

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

Oct 1st 2015, 9:49 PM 21,196 Views 20 Comments

The judgement is aimed at preventing abuse.

# prostitution - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

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

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

Aug 11th 2015, 8:30 PM 31,645 Views 99 Comments

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
# On Stage
# On Stage

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

Aug 9th 2015, 10:30 AM 27,205 Views 69 Comments

It’s for a play by TheatreClub.

# prostitution - Saturday 8 August, 2015

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

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

Aug 8th 2015, 3:00 PM 2,634 Views 86 Comments

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
# London
# London

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

Jul 18th 2015, 8:30 PM 57,840 Views 50 Comments

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
# Garda
# Garda

Garda accused of raping woman he arrested investigated by Gsoc

Jul 12th 2015, 10:52 AM 33,721 Views 0 Comments

No charges were brought.

# prostitution - Monday 22 June, 2015

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

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

Jun 22nd 2015, 5:49 PM 29,685 Views 61 Comments

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
# Prostitution
# Prostitution

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

Jun 15th 2015, 7:08 PM 77,249 Views 146 Comments

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
# Get Up Stand Up
# Get Up Stand Up

Austrian brothel offers free sex in protest against high taxes

Jun 15th 2015, 8:48 AM 17,866 Views 25 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

May 28th 2015, 10:15 AM 30,733 Views 124 Comments

It will be soon.

# prostitution - Thursday 21 May, 2015

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

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

May 21st 2015, 7:42 PM 21,214 Views 49 Comments

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
# Not Helping
# Not Helping

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

May 18th 2015, 9:07 AM 26,840 Views 77 Comments

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
# Prostitution
# Prostitution

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

Apr 26th 2015, 7:00 PM 64,175 Views 123 Comments

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
# Long Road
# Long Road

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

Apr 22nd 2015, 5:43 PM 71,051 Views 64 Comments

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
# We Don't Buy It
# We Don't Buy It

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

Apr 22nd 2015, 8:57 AM 44,585 Views 104 Comments

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
# Red Light
# Red Light

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

Mar 22nd 2015, 6:53 PM 30,123 Views 60 Comments

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
# Put On The Red Light
# Put On The Red Light

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

Mar 6th 2015, 9:07 AM 28,946 Views 40 Comments

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

# prostitution - Saturday 7 February, 2015

Rome is getting a red light district
# Green Light
# Green Light

Rome is getting a red light district

Feb 7th 2015, 2:59 PM 20,807 Views 25 Comments

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'
# Strauss-Kahn
# Strauss-Kahn

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

Feb 2nd 2015, 7:00 PM 16,624 Views 0 Comments

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
# Buying Sex
# Buying Sex

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

Jan 25th 2015, 12:00 PM 1,418 Views 142 Comments

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'
# Prostitution
# Prostitution

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

Dec 23rd 2014, 9:57 AM 22,680 Views 79 Comments

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
# Sex Work
# Sex Work

One man arrested in massive Garda operation into prostitution

Dec 5th 2014, 6:25 PM 22,326 Views 75 Comments

33 buildings were searched in the operation.

# prostitution - Thursday 27 November, 2014

New law means electronic tagging for some sex offenders
# Milestone
# Milestone

New law means electronic tagging for some sex offenders

Nov 27th 2014, 5:50 PM 9,331 Views 42 Comments

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
# Outlawed
# Outlawed

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

Nov 25th 2014, 6:15 PM 35,043 Views 173 Comments

The age of consent is also to remain at 17.

# prostitution - 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.

# prostitution - Thursday 6 November, 2014

Clever campaign uses Tinder to tell men about Irish sex trafficking
# Tinder
From The Daily Edge
# Tinder

Clever campaign uses Tinder to tell men about Irish sex trafficking

Nov 6th 2014, 9:47 AM 25,304 Views 44 Comments

Have you swiped on this profile?

# prostitution - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Over 300 women affected by trafficking and prostitution needed help last year
# Sex Workers
# Sex Workers

Over 300 women affected by trafficking and prostitution needed help last year

Nov 5th 2014, 7:40 AM 5,555 Views 29 Comments

That is an 18% increase on 2012.

# prostitution - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Teenage girl jailed for running prostitution ring and drugging and beating young girls
# Canada
# Canada

Teenage girl jailed for running prostitution ring and drugging and beating young girls

Nov 4th 2014, 10:40 PM 30,665 Views 27 Comments

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
# Sex Laws
# Sex Laws

"Pimps may look south" warning, as Stormont votes to criminalise paying for sex

Oct 21st 2014, 9:20 AM 8,125 Views 42 Comments

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
# Nordic Model
# Nordic Model

Sex workers 'fear for their safety' if clients are criminalised

Oct 17th 2014, 9:56 PM 18,780 Views 55 Comments

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
# Report
# Report

Lawmakers told that prostitution is sexual violence and that domestic violence is a crime

Oct 16th 2014, 3:27 PM 11,496 Views 86 Comments

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'
# Prostitution
# Prostitution

'Traffickers operate only to make money from human misery'

Oct 13th 2014, 6:59 PM 10,368 Views 64 Comments

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'
# 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.

# prostitution - Monday 1 September, 2014

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

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

Sep 1st 2014, 9:24 AM 11,389 Views 68 Comments

Short version: “Get a move on, guys.”