17th meeting of the Awareness Raising and Training Working Group in Human Trafficking- Dublin, Ireland.

The 17th  Meeting of the Awareness Raising and Training Working Group in Human Trafficking took place on Thursday, 15 May, 2018.  The meeting was chaired by Mr Paul Gunning, Principal Officer, Anti Human Trafficking Unit (AHTU). Present were representatives of Anti-Human Trafficking Unit (AHTU) Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection (DEASP) Health Service Executive […]

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Kate McCarthy is guest speaker at APT meeting, 14 May, 2018.

Monday 14 May saw a full gathering of members to hear guest speaker Kate McCarthy, talk about her Master’s Thesis in Women’s Studies (UCD). Kate’s research focused on the lives of women and their journey ‘from repression to oppression,’  in light of the contemporary oppressive climate in our world where women and girls are being […]

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Report from the DASATT Conference, held at the Loyola Institute, Trinity College Dublin, 12 April 2018.

The second conference of DASATT (Development and Services Anti Trafficking Training, www.dasatt.com  took place in the Loyola Institute, Trinity College on Thursday 12 April 2018. The title of the conference was “New Thinking on Human Trafficking”. It was hoped that Uachtarán na hÉireann, Michael D Higgins would address the gathering. Since this was not possible, […]

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Fr. Shay Cullen urges support for legislation to restrict travel by convicted paedophiles.

TDs and Senators have been urged to support a new Bill – the Sex Offences (Amendment) Bill 2018 – introduced in Dáil Éireann by Maureen O’Sullivan TD which proposes to restrict the foreign travel of convicted paedophiles. If enacted, Ireland would the first country in the EU to curtail overseas travel by convicted child sex […]

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