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From Victims to Survivors

There is a helpful editorial written by Patrick Gaspard and published in a paper from the US embassy in South Africa.  He points out that what victims of trafficking have...

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Human Trafficking in Rwanda

We are becoming more aware of the extent of the world-wide criminal activity of human trafficking. Recent news posted by APA tells us that Rwandan police have arrested at least...

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TORL Campaign

APT continues to be an active member of TORL (Turn Off the Red Light), committed to the adoption of the Nordic Model in Irish legislation and the criminalisation of the...

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Norway’s Ban on Purchasing Sex: Report Shows Positive Outcome

Five years after the criminalisation of the purchase of sex in Norway, the Norwegian Government has published a report on the impact of the law on the market for sex...

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World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

Today is the first World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. Today, we are called to reflect on the implications of this criminal activity for the tens of millions of men,...

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Response from Amnesty International: Campaign to Legalise Prostitution

Amnesty International has sent us an update on their global consultation on the proposed adoption of a policy on the decriminalisation of sex work. This update is in response to...

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New Report Highlights Trafficking Problem in Ireland

The 2014 report from the US State Department on trafficking in various countries around the world includes an interesting report on the situation in Ireland. It notes that foreign trafficking...

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Local TDs must recommit to sex buyer laws

Pimps, traffickers and thugs take advantage of 12-month delay Statement from Act to Prevent Trafficking Local TDs must end a 12-month delay and recommit to new laws which would put...

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“Time to Halt this Traffic in Women”

“The Government of Canada has become the latest to propose laws which will target pimps and johns in an effort to curb prostitution and human trafficking.” Denise Charlton, Chief Executive...

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Freedom Climb Initiate in South Africa

Two years ago an international group called “Operation Mobilization” began an interesting project which goes by the name “Freedom Climb Initiative.” This year it involves inviting hundreds or thousands of...

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