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# sex-trafficking - Today’s News

Cabinet to discuss new Covid-19 measures to limit child interactions
# NPHET Advice
# NPHET Advice

Cabinet to discuss new Covid-19 measures to limit child interactions

Updated 2 minutes ago 27,712 Views 64 Comments

Limiting children’s interactions outside of the classroom is expected to be a key feature of the discussion.

Exciting times for Ulster as 'the best mauler in the world' touches down
# Duane's World
From The42
# Duane's World

Exciting times for Ulster as 'the best mauler in the world' touches down

2 minutes ago 43 Views 0 Comments

Duane Vermeulen landed in Belfast yesterday as Ulster prepare to take on Ospreys this weekend.

Two arrested after seizure of more than €1.3 million worth of cannabis in Dublin
# Crime
# Crime

Two arrested after seizure of more than €1.3 million worth of cannabis in Dublin

23 minutes ago 1,775 Views 2 Comments

It follows garda searches of properties in the capital last night.

Tactics Board: Despite Chelsea result, Rangnick faces a massive challenge at Man United
# Work To Be Done
From The42
# Work To Be Done

Tactics Board: Despite Chelsea result, Rangnick faces a massive challenge at Man United

53 minutes ago 691 Views 1 Comment

Shane Keegan breaks down Sunday’s 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge, ahead of the arrival the Red Devils’ newly-appointed interim manager.

Munster hit by 9 new positive Covid cases in touring party in South Africa
# Setback
From The42
# Setback

Munster hit by 9 new positive Covid cases in touring party in South Africa

Updated 1 hour ago 39,575 Views 21 Comments

The positive cases will have to remain in isolation in Cape Town.

Two-time Connacht winning Roscommon forward retires after 15-year career
# Hanging Up The Boots
From The42
# Hanging Up The Boots

Two-time Connacht winning Roscommon forward retires after 15-year career

1 hour ago 2,669 Views 0 Comments

Cathal Cregg was the most experienced player on the Roscommon panel.

Poll: Will Brexit bring Northern Ireland and the Republic closer together or further apart?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will Brexit bring Northern Ireland and the Republic closer together or further apart?

2 hours ago 12,473 Views 28 Comments

Do you think the boom in cross-border trade will lead to improved relations?

Paul Murphy: If we are serious about tackling Covid, we must get real on ventilation
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Paul Murphy: If we are serious about tackling Covid, we must get real on ventilation

Updated 2 hours ago 25,215 Views 52 Comments

The People Before Profit TD says ventilation has been all but ignored by the government in the battle against Covid.

Coventry FA Cup-winning manager John Sillett dies aged 85
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Coventry FA Cup-winning manager John Sillett dies aged 85

2 hours ago 1,799 Views 1 Comment

Southampton-born Sillett was a full-back who began his career at Chelsea in 1954.

# sex-trafficking - Yesterday’s News

Ghislaine Maxwell 'served up' girls for sex to Epstein, sex trafficking trial hears
# New York
# New York

Ghislaine Maxwell 'served up' girls for sex to Epstein, sex trafficking trial hears

Updated 14 hours ago 37,045 Views 0 Comments

The British socialite is the ex-girlfriend of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein.

# sex-trafficking - Thursday 23 September, 2021

Closing arguments under way in R Kelly sex trafficking trial
# New York
# New York

Closing arguments under way in R Kelly sex trafficking trial

Sep 23rd 2021, 8:21 AM 8,338 Views 0 Comments

The singer has been accused of sexually abusing girls, boys and young women.

# sex-trafficking - Thursday 15 April, 2021

R Kelly to be moved to New York ahead of trial in summer over alleged sex trafficking

R Kelly to be moved to New York ahead of trial in summer over alleged sex trafficking

Apr 15th 2021, 10:29 PM 29,141 Views 0 Comments

The singer has been held in Chicago where he faces a separate trial.

# sex-trafficking - Monday 8 June, 2020

US prosecutor says Prince Andrew has 'falsely' claimed he tried to help sex trafficking investigation
# New York
# New York

US prosecutor says Prince Andrew has 'falsely' claimed he tried to help sex trafficking investigation

Jun 8th 2020, 10:06 PM 47,778 Views 34 Comments

Lawyers for the prince had said the royal had offered assistance at least three times this year.

# sex-trafficking - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

What we know so far: Jeffrey Epstein's death and the case that was building against him
# Jeffrey Epstein
# Jeffrey Epstein

What we know so far: Jeffrey Epstein's death and the case that was building against him

Aug 14th 2019, 9:30 PM 24,417 Views 12 Comments

The billionaire was due to go on trial before his death on Saturday.

# sex-trafficking - Monday 8 July, 2019

US hedge fund billionaire Jeffrey Epstein charged with sex trafficking minors
# Jeffrey Epstein
# Jeffrey Epstein

US hedge fund billionaire Jeffrey Epstein charged with sex trafficking minors

Jul 8th 2019, 6:42 PM 20,806 Views 0 Comments

Epstein was convicted previously of paying young girls for sexual massages at his mansion.

# sex-trafficking - Sunday 7 July, 2019

US billionaire Jeffrey Epstein arrested on sex trafficking charges, local media report
# New York
# New York

US billionaire Jeffrey Epstein arrested on sex trafficking charges, local media report

Jul 7th 2019, 3:22 PM 42,640 Views 0 Comments

Epstein, a wealth hedge fund manager, was arrested at a New Jersey airport yesterday after arriving from Paris.

# sex-trafficking - Thursday 20 June, 2019

US report criticises Ireland's 'insufficient efforts' to tackle human trafficking
# Human Trafficking
# Human Trafficking

US report criticises Ireland's 'insufficient efforts' to tackle human trafficking

Jun 20th 2019, 7:32 PM 13,180 Views 27 Comments

The report published by the US State Department noted Ireland’s use of direct provision centres to accommodate ‘traumatised victims’.

# sex-trafficking - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

23 trafficking victims who came from abroad helped by Immigrant Council of Ireland last year
# Trafficking
# Trafficking

23 trafficking victims who came from abroad helped by Immigrant Council of Ireland last year

May 29th 2019, 6:20 AM 7,199 Views 5 Comments

That’s according to the Council’s impact report for 2018, which has been published today.

# sex-trafficking - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

Report on Ireland's sex industry: 'Highly organised, thriving in every county'
# Trafficking
# Trafficking

Report on Ireland's sex industry: 'Highly organised, thriving in every county'

Nov 13th 2018, 6:10 AM 64,691 Views 40 Comments

A report compared the legislative approaches in six EU countries to tackling human trafficking in prostitution.

# sex-trafficking - Friday 19 October, 2018

Children are being trafficked into Ireland by their own families for exploitation by the sex trade
# Sex Trafficking
# Sex Trafficking

Children are being trafficked into Ireland by their own families for exploitation by the sex trade

Oct 19th 2018, 9:01 AM 40,409 Views 56 Comments

The majority of the ringleaders of child trafficking into the EU are female according to Europol.

# sex-trafficking - Monday 18 June, 2018

Irish service supported 109 people affected by sex trafficking last year
# Ruhama
# Ruhama

Irish service supported 109 people affected by sex trafficking last year

Jun 18th 2018, 1:57 PM 9,622 Views 24 Comments

The nationalities that had the highest access rate to Ruhama’s casework service were Nigerian (63 cases) and Irish (41)

# sex-trafficking - Saturday 21 April, 2018

Smallville actress charged for alleged sex trafficking role in cult-like group
# Allison Mack
# Allison Mack

Smallville actress charged for alleged sex trafficking role in cult-like group

Apr 21st 2018, 6:01 PM 38,966 Views 0 Comments

Women were recruited to the purported self-help group which forced them to have sex with its leader.

# sex-trafficking - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

Harvey Weinstein sued for alleged 'sex trafficking' in Cannes
# Allegations
# Allegations

Harvey Weinstein sued for alleged 'sex trafficking' in Cannes

Nov 28th 2017, 7:05 AM 28,474 Views 18 Comments

Aspiring British actress Kadian Noble has accused Weinstein of inviting her to a hotel room in France and sexually assaulting her.

# sex-trafficking - Monday 28 August, 2017

'Most prostitution here is run by organised crime gangs': Irish service helped 92 victims of sex trafficking in 2016
# Ruhama
# Ruhama

'Most prostitution here is run by organised crime gangs': Irish service helped 92 victims of sex trafficking in 2016

Aug 28th 2017, 12:41 PM 19,572 Views 149 Comments

Ruhama worked with 304 women of 37 nationalities last year.

# sex-trafficking - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Mother accused of forcing woman to have sex with men is acquitted over 'conflict in the evidence'
# Trafficking Allegations
# Trafficking Allegations

Mother accused of forcing woman to have sex with men is acquitted over 'conflict in the evidence'

Jan 31st 2017, 4:28 PM 24,107 Views 27 Comments

Joy Imasogie had pleaded not guilty.

# sex-trafficking - Saturday 29 October, 2016

Man due in Dublin court as part of four-year sex trafficking probe
# Human Trafficking
# Human Trafficking

Man due in Dublin court as part of four-year sex trafficking probe

Oct 29th 2016, 3:36 PM 14,063 Views 0 Comments

In 2012, gardaí identified a number of Polish women as victims of sexual exploitation.

# sex-trafficking - 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 23,184 Views 30 Comments

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

# sex-trafficking - Thursday 6 October, 2016

US authorities charge 17 people with sex trafficking of hundreds of women
# Thailand
# Thailand

US authorities charge 17 people with sex trafficking of hundreds of women

Oct 6th 2016, 6:10 AM 10,505 Views 4 Comments

“The 17 people charged in this indictment ran a highly-sophisticated sextrafficking scheme,” a US attorney said.

# sex-trafficking - Sunday 18 September, 2016

'The ugly truth about prostitution is that without various forms of force it would collapse'
# Turn Off The Red Light
# Turn Off The Red Light

'The ugly truth about prostitution is that without various forms of force it would collapse'

Sep 18th 2016, 11:55 AM 25,953 Views 132 Comments

Former sex workers are calling on the government to pass the Sexual Offences Bill which would make buying sex illegal.

# sex-trafficking - Monday 11 January, 2016

Woman forced to work in Irish brothel to 'repay her debt'
# Trafficking
# Trafficking

Woman forced to work in Irish brothel to 'repay her debt'

Jan 11th 2016, 4:45 PM 45,558 Views 66 Comments

It was the group’s second busiest year since it began working in the area a decade ago.

# sex-trafficking - 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 26,753 Views 85 Comments

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

# sex-trafficking - Monday 27 July, 2015

Sex traffickers 'controlled victims using voodoo'
# Spain
# Spain

Sex traffickers 'controlled victims using voodoo'

Jul 27th 2015, 2:45 PM 10,721 Views 9 Comments

They resorted to “traditional Juju voodoo practices, including animal sacrifices” to control their victims.

# sex-trafficking - 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 22,716 Views 79 Comments

The Immigrant Council of Ireland says the past year has been its busiest to date in terms of sex trafficking cases.

# sex-trafficking - 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 9,344 Views 42 Comments

There has been a wide welcome for new offences against child grooming and buying sex.

# sex-trafficking - 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 25,336 Views 44 Comments

Have you swiped on this profile?

# sex-trafficking - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Irish health care professionals are not able to identify sex trafficking victims
# Hidden Phenomenon
# Hidden Phenomenon

Irish health care professionals are not able to identify sex trafficking victims

Oct 14th 2014, 4:17 PM 3,070 Views 5 Comments

A study has found that there are no Irish guidelines to assist health care professionals.

# sex-trafficking - Monday 22 September, 2014

Sex trafficking victims 'in danger of abuse in Direct Provision'
# Vulnerable
# Vulnerable

Sex trafficking victims 'in danger of abuse in Direct Provision'

Sep 22nd 2014, 6:30 AM 8,422 Views 45 Comments

That’s according to agencies who have contacted the Minister for Justice, Frances Fitzgerald.

# sex-trafficking - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

FBI rescue 168 children from child sex trafficking and arrest 281 pimps
# Sex Trafficking
# Sex Trafficking

FBI rescue 168 children from child sex trafficking and arrest 281 pimps

Jun 24th 2014, 11:54 AM 9,282 Views 9 Comments

The arrests were part of a week-long enforcement by the FBI.

# sex-trafficking - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Gardaí believe sex traffickers use voodoo rituals on their victims
# Crime Gangs
# Crime Gangs

Gardaí believe sex traffickers use voodoo rituals on their victims

Jun 12th 2014, 6:09 PM 16,868 Views 51 Comments

Seven victims of human trafficking were identified in Ireland over the past 48 hours.

# sex-trafficking - Thursday 27 March, 2014

EU Commissioner calls for continued pressure by police to combat sex trafficking
# Prostitution
# Prostitution

EU Commissioner calls for continued pressure by police to combat sex trafficking

Mar 27th 2014, 6:30 AM 4,789 Views 28 Comments

Cecilia Malmström made the call in a pre-recorded address to a major conference of trafficking experts being held in Dublin.

# sex-trafficking - Monday 9 December, 2013

Couple who ran London prostitution ring to be sentenced today
# Human Trafficking
# Human Trafficking

Couple who ran London prostitution ring to be sentenced today

Dec 9th 2013, 2:13 PM 13,640 Views 42 Comments

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.

# sex-trafficking - Friday 29 November, 2013

Column: We have glimpsed the human misery which fills the pockets of Europe’s pimps and traffickers
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: We have glimpsed the human misery which fills the pockets of Europe’s pimps and traffickers

Nov 29th 2013, 7:00 AM 246 Views 95 Comments

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.

# sex-trafficking - Thursday 7 November, 2013

Seven per cent increase in women affected by prostitution seeking support
# Ruhama
# Ruhama

Seven per cent increase in women affected by prostitution seeking support

Nov 7th 2013, 9:25 AM 4,648 Views 55 Comments

Ruhama, which supports women affected by sex trafficking and prostitution, helped 258 people last year — providing services to women from 32 different nationalities.

# sex-trafficking - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Oct 22nd 2013, 10:55 PM 23,090 Views 0 Comments

Everyone’s talking about the pensioners’ protest, a little girl taken from a Roma family in Dublin and the NSA spying on the French.

# sex-trafficking - Monday 21 October, 2013

# sex-trafficking - 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 7,767 Views 14 Comments

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

# sex-trafficking - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Buying sex should be a crime, selling it should not - Oireachtas committee
# Prostitution
# Prostitution

Buying sex should be a crime, selling it should not - Oireachtas committee

Jun 27th 2013, 11:16 AM 12,109 Views 254 Comments

Recommendations that shift the onus on to people who pay for and organise prostitution are welcomed by prostitution support charity Ruhama.

# sex-trafficking - Friday 3 May, 2013

TDs to debate plans to 'name and shame' those who pay for sex
# Prostitution
# Prostitution

TDs to debate plans to 'name and shame' those who pay for sex

May 3rd 2013, 7:30 AM 10,441 Views 131 Comments

Thomas Pringle has plans to change the current system, which makes it illegal only to solicit prostitution but not to buy it.

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