Globally trafficking for sexual exploitation puts $99 billion into the pockets of criminals each year.
Speaking at the launch of Ruhama's annual report, Senator Bacik says criminalising the purchaser has resulted in a reduction in prostitution and trafficking in Sweden.
“Crucial” that Minister Fitzgerald implements legislation to criminalise the purchase of sexual services in the Republic: Ruhama.
Diocese heeds Pope's words about being in the market place and sets out stall with packed line up of events.
"Grooming has been something Ireland has lacked the legislative mechanisms required to deal with up until now.”
“Prostitution is inherently violent towards women and girls” former US president warns.
Annual US State Department’s Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report launched.
Police chiefs from 22 countries and heads of Interpol and Europol attend Vatican conference.
Hopes for agreed mandate between police forces on cross-border collaboration.
“In passing this resolution, the European Parliament is acknowledging the intrinsic link between prostitution and trafficking for sexual exploitation.”
Archbishop welcomes forum in which to "calmly and rationally" look at all dimensions of migration.
Human trafficking now ranks as the second most profitable worldwide criminal enterprise after the illegal arms trade.