Rachel Moran

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From left, Amanda Keane, of Ruhama, an NGO that works with women affected by prostitution, with Rachel Moran and Fiona Broadfoot, survivors/activists, at the launch of We Don’t Buy It. Photograph: Laura Hutton

Middle class feminists and the #MeToo movement should “shut up” with the argument that sex work is a “job like any other”, a survivor of prostitution (...)

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Grace Dyas is a theatremaker who has been involved in various Dublin Fringe productions, photographed during the rehersals for The Game, a play about prostitution. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

“By volunteering for The Game you’re saying, I’m going to do something courageous because I think these women’s stories deserve to be heard and deserv(...)

Bryce Dallas Howard as Lacie in “Nosedive”, an episode from Charlie Brooker’s new “Black Mirror” series on Netflix

Cancel your plans this weekend and instead freak out about the near future with Charlie Brooker’s Black Mirror (Netflix). This third season is the big(...)

Bridget Perrier, Fiona Broadfoot, Ne’cole Daniels and Rachel Moran, who gave testimonies about having survived prostitution, at the launch of the Turn Off The Red Light campaign at Leinster House  on Wednesday. Photograph: Eric Luke

Women formerly involved in the sex industry have spoken of their experience of abuse, extreme violence and rape to lend their voices to a campaign fo(...)

George W Bush may or may not have said that the French have no word for entrepreneur, but English certainly has no good word for zeitgeist. The “spir(...)

Rachel Moran is the author of ‘Paid For: My Journey Through Prostitution’.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

New legislation will be enacted in Northern Ireland on Monday, criminalising those who pay for sex. I was in prostitution for seven years and have bee(...)

 The Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald. Ms Fitzgerald was one of the speakers at the launch of the new male-focused Prostitution - We Don’t Buy It campaign. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Most Irish men have never paid for sex and claim that they never will, but can still play a vital role in fighting the “enslavement” of women caught u(...)

Kate McGrew is a sex worker currently starring in a reality TV show who is against the drive to criminalise men who purchase sex. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Kate McGrew is not a “prostitute”. She is, she says, a sex worker. “To me the word ‘prostitute’ is used by people who look down on what I do, w(...)

Rachel Moran, co-founder of Space International, said Ireland remained a “highly lucrative place for pimps and traffickers” despite the recession. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Ireland, which campaigners say remains a “highly lucrative place for pimps and sex-traffickers”, could become a world leader in the fight against pros(...)

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