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# prostitution - Thursday 19 April, 2012

US agents 'removed' after Colombian prostitute scandal
# Prostitution
# Prostitution

US agents 'removed' after Colombian prostitute scandal

Apr 19th 2012, 8:38 AM 3,168 Views 14 Comments

Eight agents remain on administrative leave over scandal which emerged ahead of President Obama’s visit to Colombia.

# prostitution - Sunday 15 April, 2012

US Secret Service agents placed on leave over prostitution scandal
# Embarrassment
# Embarrassment

US Secret Service agents placed on leave over prostitution scandal

Apr 15th 2012, 7:58 AM 3,932 Views 10 Comments

The embarrassing scandal deepens.

# prostitution - Sunday 19 February, 2012

Strauss-Khan to be questioned over alleged links to 'prostitution ring'
# DSK
# DSK

Strauss-Khan to be questioned over alleged links to 'prostitution ring'

Feb 19th 2012, 12:46 PM 3,005 Views 17 Comments

The former head of the IMF faces questions over his alleged links to a prostitution ring in northern France.

# prostitution - Sunday 12 February, 2012

Nuts and takeaway: The week in quotes
# Said And Done
# Said And Done

Nuts and takeaway: The week in quotes

Feb 12th 2012, 7:00 PM 4,320 Views 1 Comment

“We’ll pay our dues in full and on time”…

# prostitution - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Feb 8th 2012, 7:54 PM 5,003 Views 3 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: What you need to know about the Finance Bill, latest on the Tallaght drive-by, and the man who’s betting on the Irish economy…

Column: Sex workers face brutal abuse. Do we want this to be ‘normal’?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Sex workers face brutal abuse. Do we want this to be ‘normal’?

Feb 8th 2012, 7:30 PM 399 Views 139 Comments

It’s time for legal action on the ‘oldest profession’ – which is far from a necessary evil, writes Denise Charlton.

Prostitution programme 'showed the appalling abuse of women' - Taoiseach
# Prostitution
# Prostitution

Prostitution programme 'showed the appalling abuse of women' - Taoiseach

Feb 8th 2012, 12:25 PM 5,184 Views 48 Comments

Enda Kenny told the Dáil today that the government intends to introduce legislation to clamp down on the prostitution industry in Ireland.

# prostitution - Sunday 5 February, 2012

The Daily Fix: Sunday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Feb 5th 2012, 8:00 PM 4,873 Views 0 Comments

Your evening round-up of the day’s main news…

RTÉ to air prostitution documentary originally meant for 'Prime Time Investigates'
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

RTÉ to air prostitution documentary originally meant for 'Prime Time Investigates'

Feb 5th 2012, 10:55 AM 12,402 Views 20 Comments

An hour-long programme on prostitution will air on Tuesday night, though the ‘Prime Time Investigates’ series remains suspended.

# prostitution - Saturday 4 February, 2012

Column: I worked as an escort to pay my family’s bills
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: I worked as an escort to pay my family’s bills

Feb 4th 2012, 8:40 AM 2,786 Views 69 Comments

Jobless and unable to pay for basics, ‘Scarlett O’Kelly’ set up as a call girl in middle Ireland. She told TheJournal.ie about her experiences.

# prostitution - Friday 20 January, 2012

Belfast: Women arrested in prostitution and human trafficking investigation
# Belfast
# Belfast

Belfast: Women arrested in prostitution and human trafficking investigation

Jan 20th 2012, 2:46 PM 2,081 Views 2 Comments

Two women have been arrested as part of a PSNI investigation into controlling prostitution and human trafficking in Northern Ireland.

# prostitution - Thursday 8 December, 2011

China executes Filipino drug dealer despite clemency plea
# China
# China

China executes Filipino drug dealer despite clemency plea

Dec 8th 2011, 8:02 AM 3,121 Views 16 Comments

The Phillipine president made an appeal on humanitarian grounds to avert today’s execution.

# prostitution - Monday 17 October, 2011

Strauss-Kahn 'will debunk' new claims linking him to prostitution ring
# DSK
# DSK

Strauss-Kahn 'will debunk' new claims linking him to prostitution ring

Oct 17th 2011, 9:06 PM 415 Views 6 Comments

The former IMF head is embroiled in further controversy days after a police probe into rape allegations was dropped.

Shatter publishes report on prostitution legislation
# Prostitution
# Prostitution

Shatter publishes report on prostitution legislation

Oct 17th 2011, 4:16 PM 1,091 Views 26 Comments

Justice Minister Alan Shatter has published his report into Swedish law criminalising people who purchase sexual services from prostitutes.

# prostitution - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

Peru: Police rescue almost 300 women forced into sexual slavery
# Human Trafficking
# Human Trafficking

Peru: Police rescue almost 300 women forced into sexual slavery

Oct 5th 2011, 12:15 PM 947 Views 1 Comment

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.

# prostitution - Monday 3 October, 2011

Minister for Justice examining advice on criminalising purchase of sex
# Prostitution
# Prostitution

Minister for Justice examining advice on criminalising purchase of sex

Oct 3rd 2011, 4:37 PM 734 Views 17 Comments

Deputy Alan Shatter is currently examining the implications of introducing a ban similar to that introduced in Sweden in 1999.

# prostitution - Friday 30 September, 2011

Column: ‘I thought what I was doing was normal’
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: ‘I thought what I was doing was normal’

Sep 30th 2011, 7:30 AM 835 Views 11 Comments

How do women end up in prostitution? One tells her personal story, and describes her experience in the sex industry.

# prostitution - Wednesday 28 September, 2011

Berlusconi accused of persuading witness to lie
# Berlusconi
# Berlusconi

Berlusconi accused of persuading witness to lie

Sep 28th 2011, 9:12 AM 160 Views 1 Comment

From victim to suspect: A Naples judge has turned an extortion case on its head, stating Silvio Berlusconi should be investigated for persuading a witness to lie, while the accused – a Bari businessman – is freed from custody.

# prostitution - Tuesday 27 September, 2011

Law banning purchase of sex "would reduce sex trafficking and prostitution"
# Prostitution
# Prostitution

Law banning purchase of sex "would reduce sex trafficking and prostitution"

Sep 27th 2011, 7:30 AM 3,482 Views 81 Comments

Police officers from Sweden and Norway met with members of the Gardaí, the HSE and other organisations to discuss making the purchase of sex illegal in Ireland.

Column: Do we have the right to buy or sell sex?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Do we have the right to buy or sell sex?

Sep 27th 2011, 7:30 AM 342 Views 34 Comments

Criminalising people who pay for sex diverts attention from the real victims being exploited, argues Paul Ryan

# prostitution - Wednesday 7 September, 2011

Booking about: Irish fans first in line for busy NZ brothels
# In Demand
From The42
# In Demand

Booking about: Irish fans first in line for busy NZ brothels

Sep 7th 2011, 1:45 PM 1,890 Views 2 Comments

There has been no waiting around for some Irish supporters.

# prostitution - Wednesday 24 August, 2011

Six rescues and four arrests in Belfast human trafficking probe
# Human Trafficking
# Human Trafficking

Six rescues and four arrests in Belfast human trafficking probe

Aug 24th 2011, 5:33 PM 140 Views 0 Comments

Officers from the PSNI Organised Crime Branch carry out a major sting on a human trafficking ring in Belfast.

# prostitution - Tuesday 23 August, 2011

Most victims of sex trafficking are African, says support group
# Prostitution
# Prostitution

Most victims of sex trafficking are African, says support group

Aug 23rd 2011, 8:37 AM 1,281 Views 5 Comments

Ruhama’s annual report shows that the majority of women they help who were trafficked into Ireland and forced into the sex trade are African.

# prostitution - Monday 22 August, 2011

Prostitution on the rise in Ireland
# Prostitution
# Prostitution

Prostitution on the rise in Ireland

Aug 22nd 2011, 8:55 AM 3,359 Views 58 Comments

The number of women here working in the sex industry has increased by 4 per cent, according to an organisation that supports the victims of prostitution.

The 9 at 9: Monday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Aug 22nd 2011, 8:47 AM 2,451 Views 1 Comment

Nine things you should know this morning…

# prostitution - Sunday 7 August, 2011

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
From The Daily Edge
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Aug 7th 2011, 11:04 AM 72 Views 2 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the globe.

# prostitution - Friday 29 April, 2011

Men who pay for sex 'should be prosecuted'
# Prostitution
# Prostitution

Men who pay for sex 'should be prosecuted'

Apr 29th 2011, 10:49 AM 1,322 Views 3 Comments

Public health specialist calls for men who buy sex to be prosecuted – but an organisation representing sex workers in Ireland says this is not the best approach.

# prostitution - Thursday 24 March, 2011

Prostitution should be legalised, says independent TD Wallace
# Prostitution
# Prostitution

Prostitution should be legalised, says independent TD Wallace

Mar 24th 2011, 10:11 AM 2,089 Views 0 Comments

The Wexford soccer impresario says prostitutes would be better protected if their trade was not forced underground.

Poll: Should Ireland legalise paying for sex?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland legalise paying for sex?

Mar 24th 2011, 10:10 AM 8,712 Views 0 Comments

Independent TD Mick Wallace has said he believes prostitution – like drugs – should be legalised for better regulation.

# prostitution - Thursday 3 February, 2011

Christy Moore backs campaign to target men who buy sex
# Prostitution
# Prostitution

Christy Moore backs campaign to target men who buy sex

Feb 3rd 2011, 12:41 PM 1,454 Views 0 Comments

Proposals made to prosecute who hire prostitutes – but to not criminalise the woman who sells sex.

# prostitution - Wednesday 22 September, 2010

Northern Ireland acts as 'staging post' for trafficking
# Human Trafficking
# Human Trafficking

Northern Ireland acts as 'staging post' for trafficking

Sep 22nd 2010, 10:05 AM 189 Views 0 Comments

Stormont justice minister appeals for men to think twice about visiting brothels.

# prostitution - Tuesday 7 September, 2010

Trafficked prostitutes lived in fear of controlling gang
# Human Trafficking
# Human Trafficking

Trafficked prostitutes lived in fear of controlling gang

Sep 7th 2010, 3:26 PM 489 Views 0 Comments

Four appear in Belfast court today on charges of prostitution and trafficking.

# prostitution - Tuesday 20 July, 2010

French footballer charged over prostitution enquiry
# Prostitution Scandal
# Prostitution Scandal

French footballer charged over prostitution enquiry

Jul 20th 2010, 6:43 PM 761 Views 0 Comments

Bayern Munich’s Franck Ribery charged after court appearance.

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