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“Diablo” Tour 2016

Don’t miss the chance to see *Diablo *performed in one of five venues across Ireland next month. Presented by the Belfast-based theatre company Spanner In The Works, this powerful play explores the...

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New Anti-Trafficking Hotline in SA

A counter-trafficking organization called “The A21 Campaign” has set up a twenty-four hour, seven-day telephone line called “The South African National Human Trafficking Resource Line.” It is a facility which can be used...

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Mercy International Sex Trafficking Workshops

In a letter to one of her sisters, founder of the Sisters of Mercy, Catherine McAuley, called on her community to “never speak with contempt of any nation, profession, or class of...

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APT Interview with Soul Waves

Ruth Kilcullen of APT recently gave an interview to Soul Waves Radio about sex trafficking in Ireland today. Explaining the importance of the Sexual Offences Bill currently on its way through the...

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Trafficking in the Philippines

A few weeks ago, 69 Vietnamese victims of human trafficking were found in the Philippines. These migrants had been brought from Vietnam two at a time on a tourist visa by a...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Promised a Job but Tricked and Imprisoned

A young woman call Mpoetsi and her cousin and two other friends from a rural area were offered good work as waitresses in her local big city. “We came to the city...

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