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Diablo – A play on Human Trafficking in Ireland

A powerful play on human trafficking in Ireland will be performed at NUI Maynooth (in the Student Centre) on Wednesday, October 16 at 7 p.m. and at Trinity College Dublin (in the...

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Theatre production on trafficking for NUI Maynooth and TCD

A powerful play on human trafficking in Ireland will be performed at NUI Maynooth (in the Student Centre) on Wednesday, October 16 at 7 p.m. and at Trinity College Dublin...

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The New Reality of Prostitution

Donal Dorr writes: In her insightful and harrowing book, Paid For: My Journey Through Prostitution, Rachel Moran points out that the 1993 Sexual Offences Act criminalized street-walkers and drove prostitution...

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Minister urged to act swiftly on Committee Recommendations

Prostitution recommendations offer opportunity to combat traffickers and pimps Thursday, 27 June 2013 APT works in partnership with more than 60 citizen groups in the Turn Off the Red Light...

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EU rights of victims of trafficking in human beings (15 April 2013)

by Sile McGowan On 19 June 2012, the European Commission adopted the “EU Strategy towards the Eradication of Trafficking in Human Beings (2012 – 2016)”. The Strategy is a set...

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Activities of APT Members

One of the main activities of APT is to give talks to school or parish groups who want to learn more about the issue of Human Trafficking. Contact Page to set...

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Brilliant Drama raises awareness about human trafficking in Northern Ireland

The Spanner in the Works Theatre Company produces drama that informs and enlightens the audience on a range of social issues. Its recent production of “Diablo” was and outstanding production,...

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Report from 57th UN Convention on Status of Women

APT Member, Mary Ryan, who had been present in New York in March, as a representative of Mercy International, has prepared a brief summary of items that particularly struck her...

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Trafficking in back streets of Oxford reported in Guardian

In the British newspaper The Guardian on May 15, 2013, there is a rather shocking report by Sandra Laville of trafficking of young girls for sexual exploitation in Oxford. Some...

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Inspired by Rachel Moran’s book: Paid For

APT member, Donal Dorr writes: I have been reading Rachel Moran’s book Paid For: My Journey Through Prostitution (Gill and Macmillan: Dublin, 2013). I haven’t yet finished reading it but...

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