Sex Workers Alliance Ireland has relaunched its website today to provide information about rights, support, and money management.
A judge has been asked by a former sex worker for orders preventing another ex-sex worker from publishing alleged defamatory statements that she never “worked” certain Dublin streets.
38 people were stopped and spoken to by Gardaí last week on suspicion of having bought sex.
Attempts to eliminate prostitution — now described politely as sex work — have been made by governments and religious authorities for almost as long as the commerce has existed.
Gardaí have stopped 36 people in an operation targeting the demand for prostitution.
Gardaí investigating human trafficking, money laundering and prostitution have arrested two women.
Police in Florida have charged the owner of NFL side the New England Patriots with soliciting prostitution.
A man has been convicted of purchasing sex in what is the first conviction under prostitution laws introduced in April 2017.
A man has been convicted of purchasing sex, in what is the first conviction under new prostitution laws introduced in April 2017.
Romanian prostitutes at two Ennis brothels were selling their bodies in order to raise the exorbitant rent being charged to them for the properties by a brothel keeper, a court has heard.
Ruhama — the frontline service for those affected by prostitution — assisted 109 victims of sex trafficking last year, most of them women.
A charity which works with people affected by sex trafficking and prostitution dealt with 304 cases last year.
Gardaí have raided a number of premises which are suspected to be secretly operating as brothels in Kilkenny and Carlow.
Campaigners are calling for more effective enforcement of a law that criminalises men who pay for sex.
African women, mainly Nigerian, accounted for two-thirds of all victims of sex trafficking assisted by an Irish charity last year.
ANY law that banned the purchase of something but not its sale would seem very strange and unworkable or, at least, a contradiction in terms.
A culture shift is needed to make the very idea of paying for sexual access to another person’s body unthinkable and will require strong leadership from Government down, writes Liz Kelly
In spite of laws coming into force which criminalise the users of their services, hundreds of foreign women are still coming into Ireland to offer sex for sale.
Gardaí raided a brothel and found Western Union money receipts for €18,000 which were sent back to Romania in a three-week period.
A Brazilian-born “madam” drove away from court in a 161 L-registered €25,000 crossover 4x4 after pleading guilty to brothel keeping in Ennis and Limerick.
Independent TD John Halligan says prostitution should be legalised.
A charity working with women in the sex trade said it had helped 94 women suspected of being trafficked.
Migrant children in northern France are forced into crime and prostitution on a daily basis to secure a place to stay in migrant camps or the promise of passage to Britain, the UN children’s agency said.
Police in Spain, France and Paraguay have arrested around 14 people and freed up to 15 women as part of a joint operation against sex trafficking.
A global policy published today recommends the decriminalisation of consensual sex work.
The number of sex workers in Ireland has increased by 80% since the Northern Ireland ban was introduced last year, a former prostitute has said.
It has been claimed that online prostitution is soaring in Ireland as sex buyers from the North cross the border.
Online prostitution is soaring as sex buyers from Northern Ireland head south to avoid new laws.
The Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald is being called on to include sex buyer laws in the Sexual Offences Bill.
New laws will be published today which will criminalise the purchase of sexual services.
Two high-profile organisations that support victims of sexual violence have condemned Amnesty International for voting in favour of decriminalising prostitution, and one has cancelled its membership of the human rights body.
Senator David Norris has said he fully supports Amnesty International in their efforts to decriminalise prostitution.
Amnesty International has voted to support the decriminalization of prostitution.
Ruhama, the group supporting women affected by prostitution, is urging the Government to publish sex purchasing laws before it finishes its term in office.
An international conference on prostitution in Dublin today is hearing calls from experts for the criminalisation of people who buy sex.
The husband of an Irish woman murdered in Australia two years ago said a new all-Ireland campaign on prostitution and sex trafficking could be a “turning point” in how the sex trade is addressed.
Almost one in 12 men have paid for sex but not on a regular basis, a poll has found as part of a campaign against the sex trade.
Actors may have the excuse of artistic licence, but a news programme should not be glamorising a crime that destroys the lives of girls and women around the world, writes Nina Burleigh
We cannot have prostitutes cast as criminals or victims, depending on which side of the border they are in, the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation has urged.
AN ENDLESS male parade is passing by, all of them some woman’s boyfriend, husband, brother or father. Most of the men wear dark casual clothes and very few look shabby.
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