Fact or Fiction?

As the debate about the Nordic Model – criminalising those who buy sex while decriminalising those who sell it – rages on, it is important to dispel some myths about the implications of this kind of law and the nature of the sex trade. There are certain arguments that are frequently used by pro-prostitution activists […]


MECPATHS Workshop: Building Partnerships

One of the fundamental characteristics of the trade in human beings worldwide is that it is often conducted through highly sophisticated criminal networks that span nations and continents. To counter this deplorable trade, we must also develop international networks and strive to increase collaboration between all those in society concerned about human trafficking. One of […]


Cross Border Conference on Slavery

Last week, the annual Cross Border Modern Slavery and Trafficking for Labour Exploitation Conference took place in Armagh. The purpose of this conference was to share experiences between organisations working north and south of the border to combat slavery and exploitation. The programme was packed with speakers from a broad range of organisations with diverse backgrounds. This variety reflects the […]


MECPATHS Anti-Trafficking Training

When Catherine McAuley was a young woman living in the Callaghan household in Coolock, she encountered a servant girl who came to her desperate for help. This girl worked for a local family, a male member of which was intimidating her with sexual advances. She felt frightened and helpless, worried that she wouldn’t be able to keep him at […]

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