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# Sex Workers

This year
Review into sex work law to be published later this year, four years after initial deadline
Sex workers sent death threats after replying to text scam
Very few crimes against sex workers are reported to gardaí, an advocacy group said.
A number of people were threatened with physical or sexual violence
Foreign-national sex workers were targeted by the scam
"The texts and calls turned violent, people saying things like they were going to have a hitman kill them."
Still no sign of review into sex work law - over three years after it was due to be published
All time
Opinion: The hyperfocus on our punters blinds people to the real issues sex workers face
Gardaí arrest two in Donegal over alleged prostitution and human trafficking offences
State is failing to protect sex workers from violence, Amnesty International says
Sex worker activists among world's most 'at risk' human rights defenders
'Sex workers are seen as either criminal or victim, but we're just people trying to survive'
Amsterdam has banned tour groups from sex workers’ windows in red light district
Gardaí speak to 23 people suspected of purchasing sexual services
Gardaí make five arrests as they carry out raids linked to spate of assaults on sex workers
'They need to be vigilant': Appeal for sex workers to come forward over recent spate of assaults
Gardaí investigating seven targeted attacks on sex workers
Ex-sex worker asks judge to stop woman publishing claims she never 'worked' certain Dublin streets
Gardaí question 38 people suspected of purchasing sexual services
Sex workers' support group praises 20 year sentence for rapist as it thanks victims for coming forward
'I tried to fight so hard. I was chained and I had bruises': Woman forced into prostitution speaks out
36 people questioned by gardaí as part of weekend operation targeting the buying of sex
Amsterdam to ban guided tours through Red Light District from next year
No convictions secured against sex buyers since new laws introduced
Concerns growing about the number of underage boys being abused in Dublin brothels
Opinion: 'All labour involves selling our bodies in some form, so what is different about sex work?'
Danny Rigg
Irish service supported 109 people affected by sex trafficking last year
Buying sex has been illegal in Ireland for one year but 'very little' has changed
'I work because they are lonely': Sex workers describe the dangers of the trade at Christmas
'An historic day': It is now illegal to buy sex in Ireland
'I don't see it as a solution': Government minister says proposed sex worker laws won't work
'It's not working': Sex worker challenges new laws in court
FactCheck: Would a new government bill really decriminalise sex workers?
Judge praises sex workers' "courage and determination", returns "hard earned" cash stolen from them
New laws in Germany will make clients of sex-workers wear condoms
Why is the world's 29th richest person funding a campaign by Irish sex workers?
Sex workers marched on Leinster House tonight
First man arrested under new prostitution laws in the North
'Prostitution should be legal because men want more sex than women'
Austrian brothel offers free sex in protest against high taxes
Poll: Should it be a crime to pay for sex?
Sex workers have asked Jill Meagher's husband to drop his support for an anti-sex trade group
Ireland's ban on the purchase of sex will be challenged by a sex worker
Opinion: Buying a woman's body for sexual gratification is not a harmless act
Alan Farrell