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28 July 2022

OPINION ARTICLE: Zero tolerance for off & online pimping as trafficking hits the headlines

"We can prevent the buying of tobacco, alcohol and other products via duty-dodging websites, yet somehow we seem to be powerless to prevent the online sale of sexual access to…
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28 June 2022

PRESS RELEASE: Beyond Exploitation welcomes recognition of prostitution as a form of violence against women

Today (Tuesday, 28th June 2022), Beyond Exploitation, Ireland’s civil society campaign to end sexual exploitation in Ireland, welcomed the ground-breaking recognition of prostitution and sexual exploitation as a form of violence against…
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22 June 2022

NEWS: Sex-for-rent exploitation could impact around 3,900 Irish households

Threshold, a national housing charity, have told a Dail committee that the exploitative practice of landlords demanding sex in-lieu of rent needs to be addressed "urgently" and that  recent reporting…
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21 June 2022

IHREC publishes first anti-human trafficking report: key reccomendations

Today, the Irish Human Rights & Equality Commission published its first anti-human trafficking report and made a number of critical recommendations to government. The report highlights a number of important…
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21 June 2022

VIDEO: Fighting Sexual Exploitation, Prostitution & Human Trafficking

Watch our Beyond Exploitation Coordinator, Mia deFaoite, in this informative and important video from our partner organisation, Ruhama, explaining the work they do with  those directly impacted by prostitution, trafficking…
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15 June 2022

GUEST BLOG: The Insidious & Dangerous Nature of Only Fans

By Ruth Breslin, Lead Researcher with SERP – The Sexual Exploitation Research Programme at University College Dublin The continuing growth of OnlyFans demonstrates how profits alone matter at the new…
19 May 2022

WEBINAR RECORDING: Trafficking, sexual exploitation & prostitution in the context of Ukraine

On Thursday 19th May, Beyond Exploitaiton held an international webinar looking at sexual exploitation and trafficking in the context of the war in Ukraine. You can watch back a recording…
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19 May 2022

PRESS RELEASE: Irish Government must protect women and children fleeing war from trafficking and exploitation

Irish Government must protect women and children fleeing war from trafficking and exploitation For immediate release – Thursday 19th May 2022 Today (Thursday, 19th May 2022) Beyond Exploitation, Ireland’s civil…
13 May 2022

Beyond Exploitation webinar: Trafficking, Prostitution & Sexual Exploitation and the War in Ukraine Join us on Thursday May 19th at 11:00am as we discuss sexual exploitation and trafficking in the…
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12 May 2022

OPINION ARTICLE: Ukrainian refugees are vulnerable to trafficking and abuse – we must protect them

GOAL’s Mary Van Lieshout says Ukrainian refugees are vulnerable to exploitation and government agencies and NGOs must do more to protect them "The UN has stated that multiple forms of…
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3 February 2022

David Joyce, Equality & Development at Irish Congress of Trade Unions ICTU. The trade union movement in Ireland has an important role to play in ending sexual exploitation, which is…
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4 December 2021

OPINION ARTICLE: ‘It’s like a war has ended and you don’t know who you are anymore’

Mia de Faoite documents the horror and abuse that come with prostitution and trafficking and says society must not forget these women. First published by The Journal Dec 4th 2021…
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4 June 2021

Prostitution and Sexual Exploitation – Key International and National Frameworks

Submission to Third National Strategy on Domestic, Sexual and Gender Based Violence Download full submission Beyond Exploitation welcome the opportunity to make a submission on the Third National Strategy (TNS)…
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21 May 2021


by Mia de Faoite, Survivor & Beyond Exploitation Campaign coordinator ‘I’m falling through the doors of the emergency room; can anybody help me with these exit wounds?’, The Script. Prostitution…

If you are in prostitution and would like to talk: Ruhama text REACH to 50100 for free, and get free confidential support. Or call us on 01 8360292 today

If you have experienced sexual violence: Dublin Rape Crisis Centre National 24-Hour Helpline: 1800 77 8888

If you have a query about your immigration status or that of someone close to you: Immigrant Council of Ireland helpline 01 6740200

If you are a victim of human trafficking: An Garda Síochána Freefone 1800 666 111

If you have witnessed or suspect you have witnessed human trafficking: An Garda Síochána Freefone 1800 666 111 or 999/112 or