31 October 2013
A 30-year-old British woman, a 57-year-old Irish woman and a 69-year-old Malaysian woman are believed to have walked to their freedom from a property in south London after media coverage on forced marriages gave them the courage to contact a support charity.
15 November 2013
Monday, November 11, 2013
The greatest number of people believed to have been trafficked into Ireland for the sex trade or as unpaid workers originate from West Africa, figures show.
Galway Bay fm newsroom - A Romanian man, who allegedly managed a sex trafficking business from his home in Galway has gone on trial in Sweden.
31 year old Ilie Ionut and his female co-accused 28 year old Ancuta Schwarz were arrested following major international investigation.
31 October 2013
Gordon Deegan – 28 October 2013 02:30 PM
That is according to preliminary figures provided by the Minister for Justice Alan Shatter, showing that Gardai are investigating a total of four cases of human trafficking of children in the nine months to the end of September.
The lead police officer on human trafficking in Sweden has defended criminalising men who buy sex from women in prostitution — a proposal currently being debated by MLAs.
DUP MLA Lord Morrow’s bill, intended to tackle sex trafficking, is modelled on a Swedish law introduced in 1999 and is currently being backed by the DUP and Women’s Aid.
Monday, October 28, 2013
Gardaí have investigated over 200 cases of human trafficking in the past four years, but the numbers are actually far higher according to campaigners.