# prostitution - Wednesday 15 May, 2013
Up to 200,000 women from Korea, China, the Philippines and elsewhere were forcibly drafted into brothels catering to the Japanese military in territories occupied by Japan during WWII.
# prostitution - Friday 3 May, 2013
TDs will discuss a bill tabled by Deputy Thomas Pringle today that would make it illegal to pay for sex.
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Thomas Pringle has plans to change the current system, which makes it illegal only to solicit prostitution but not to buy it.
# prostitution - Friday 26 April, 2013
Two suspects were arrested as part of the European operation.
# prostitution - Tuesday 16 April, 2013
From a textbook dysfunctional home life, educational disadvantage and adolescent homelessness, Rachel Moran was primed for life as a prostitute. Here she tells her story about the losses prostitution can bring and how those you love can be tarred with shame by association.
# prostitution - Monday 8 April, 2013
‘Real Men Don’t Buy Girls’ is the message of the major social media programme.
# prostitution - Saturday 23 March, 2013
The Immigrant Council of Ireland wants TDs and Senators to conclude deliberations on new laws and start enacting them.
# prostitution - Wednesday 13 February, 2013
The Les Bleus star’s name appeared in the mobile phone of an under-age girl who has been arrested on shop-lifting charges.
# prostitution - Monday 11 February, 2013
The news comes as part of an online survey that was conducted by the Immigrant Council of Ireland.
# prostitution - Wednesday 6 February, 2013
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.
# prostitution - Tuesday 5 February, 2013
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.
# prostitution - Saturday 2 February, 2013
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.
# prostitution - Wednesday 16 January, 2013
It’s the Dáil’s first day back after the winter recess. Here’s what’s in store.
# prostitution - Monday 14 January, 2013
Karima El-Mahroug – better known by her nickname as “Ruby the Heart Stealer” – has arrived to testify for the first time in court.
# prostitution - Wednesday 12 December, 2012
June Tinsely of Barnardos said young men who act as boyfriends to teenage girls coerce them into having sex with other men.
TDs vote this afternoon and this evening on approving individual Budget measures – like PRSI increases and respite grant cuts.
# prostitution - Tuesday 11 December, 2012
The Justice committee is to meet with a number of groups tomorrow to hear their opinions on prostitution and law in Ireland.
# prostitution - Monday 24 September, 2012
Tonight’s council meeting will debate a Labour motion which would see Cork become the latest council to call for a change in law.
# prostitution - Friday 31 August, 2012
Michigan police are investigating what they say are vastly different accounts of the incident.
# prostitution - Sunday 26 August, 2012
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# prostitution - Friday 24 August, 2012
# prostitution - Wednesday 22 August, 2012
Group which assists women affected by prostitution and trafficking says it supported 241 women last year.
# prostitution - Tuesday 21 August, 2012
# prostitution - Friday 17 August, 2012
Over “1000 women for sale” in any given week in Ireland, thejournal.ie is told as campaign seeks change in law to deter prostitution.
# prostitution - Friday 3 August, 2012
Logan Campbell, who is in London to represent New Zealand next week in taekwondo, opened a brothel in Auckland in 2009, where prostitution is legal.
# prostitution - Friday 20 July, 2012
Longford is the second county council to pass a motion proposing the government outlaw paying for sex.
# prostitution - Thursday 28 June, 2012
# prostitution - Sunday 24 June, 2012
A Fine Gael TD has said there are a number of shortfalls in the current laws which are being taken advantage of by traffickers.
# prostitution - Friday 22 June, 2012
Justice minister Alan Shatter has announced details of a major new document which looks at whether prostitution laws should be changed.
The discussion document is part of a public consultation process on the future direction of the laws around prostitution.
# prostitution - Thursday 21 June, 2012
A US State Department report released yesterday has sparked calls for greater awareness of human trafficking that is happening here in Ireland.
They should. Irish people have been trafficked abroad for sex – but it’s not as simple as you might think, writes David Lohan.
# prostitution - Wednesday 20 June, 2012
US State Dept’s annual report on human trafficking shows progress being made in Burma, while Syria fell in the rankings.
# prostitution - Tuesday 19 June, 2012
The Scottish parliament is debating a plan to fast-track new laws which would make it illegal to pay for sex – but that could lead to them moving their activities here, the Immigrant Council of Ireland has warned.
# prostitution - Wednesday 13 June, 2012
# prostitution - Thursday 7 June, 2012
Irish fans travelling to Euro 2012 games are being urged by Labour Women not to “put any money in the pockets of the pimps who control the sex industry”.