Padraig O’Morain: Forced sex-trafficking is an evil trade

Compare and contrast. Within a fairly short drive of wherever you live you could probably find a woman to have sex with for money. She could be a woma(...)

Commissioned by HIV Ireland, the small-scale study looks at how the Part 4 of the Sexual Offences Act (2017) has impacted sex workers.

Sex workers feel less safe, more stigmatised and in greater fear of gardaí since a law criminalising the purchase of sex was enacted, a report from Ma(...)

Sex crime? ‘While the elimination of prostitution is a far-fetched ideal, minimisation of harm for those engaged in prostitution is practical, achievable and long overdue in Ireland,’ according to a study. Photograph: Thinkstock

The Department of Justice says that although human trafficking and prostitution sometimes overlap, “human trafficking and prostitution a(...)