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#Sex Workers

# sex-workers - 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 15,212 Views 17 Comments

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

# sex-workers - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Fishermen blamed for huge number of HIV cases in Ugandan village
# Aids
# Aids

Fishermen blamed for huge number of HIV cases in Ugandan village

Apr 24th 2014, 8:15 AM 17,185 Views 25 Comments

The going rate for sex in Kasensero is as little as €1.50.

# sex-workers - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Prostitutes in Ibiza register to pay taxes and receive welfare
# Sex Workers
# Sex Workers

Prostitutes in Ibiza register to pay taxes and receive welfare

Jan 15th 2014, 3:41 PM 20,557 Views 102 Comments

Because of the move, the women will be entitled to state benefits.

# sex-workers - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

France passes law to ban the purchase of sex, ICI calls on Ireland to follow suit
# Prostitution
# Prostitution

France passes law to ban the purchase of sex, ICI calls on Ireland to follow suit

Dec 4th 2013, 5:54 PM 16,697 Views 79 Comments

French lawmakers today approved the controversial bill that will make the clients of prostitutes liable for fines starting at €1,500.

# sex-workers - Monday 26 August, 2013

Switzerland's first sex drive-in opened this evening
# At The Drive-in
# At The Drive-in

Switzerland's first sex drive-in opened this evening

Aug 26th 2013, 6:41 PM 45,442 Views 92 Comments

The new drive-ins are designed to be safer for sex workers, with alarm buttons, doctors and security guards on-hand – but will people actually use them?

# sex-workers - 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 5,153 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.

# sex-workers - Tuesday 5 February, 2013

Former sex workers to speak to Justice committee on prostitution laws
# Sex Workers
# Sex Workers

Former sex workers to speak to Justice committee on prostitution laws

Feb 5th 2013, 3:01 PM 8,749 Views 50 Comments

The news comes days after former ‘Belle de Jour’ escort Brooke Magnanti expressed her concerns about the fact no sex workers to date had spoken to the committee.

# sex-workers - Saturday 2 February, 2013

Former 'Belle de Jour' concerned about Irish sex workers legislation
# Prostitution
# Prostitution

Former 'Belle de Jour' concerned about Irish sex workers legislation

Feb 2nd 2013, 8:30 AM 17,158 Views 38 Comments

Brooke Magnanti told TheJournal.ie that sex workers themselves need to get to speak to the government on the issue – not just groups representing them.

# sex-workers - Thursday 21 June, 2012

Column: Think about sex trafficking. Do Irish people come to mind?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Think about sex trafficking. Do Irish people come to mind?

Jun 21st 2012, 7:00 AM 553 Views 11 Comments

They should. Irish people have been trafficked abroad for sex – but it’s not as simple as you might think, writes David Lohan.

# sex-workers - Sunday 3 June, 2012

Column: Intervening in prostitution is not acting the nanny
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Intervening in prostitution is not acting the nanny

Jun 3rd 2012, 8:29 AM 24 Views 64 Comments

Advocating the selling of sex is not just a bad idea, writes Lisa McInerney, but also a very blinkered one.

# sex-workers - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Sex workers concerned over 'indiscriminate nature' of brothel raids
# Prostitution
# Prostitution

Sex workers concerned over 'indiscriminate nature' of brothel raids

May 30th 2012, 2:14 PM 6,107 Views 66 Comments

Carrying out searches in “all known properties” and not just ones suspected of exploitation or trafficking is dangerous for independent sex workers, says SWAI.

# sex-workers - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

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 415 Views 139 Comments

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

# sex-workers - Tuesday 27 September, 2011

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 370 Views 33 Comments

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

# sex-workers - Monday 22 August, 2011

# sex-workers - 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 76 Views 2 Comments

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