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Most victims of sex trafficking are African, says support group

Published: Monday, August 22, 2011

MORE THAN HALF of sex trafficking victims who sought help in Ireland last year were from Nigeria, a support group has said in its annual report.According to Ruhama, a non-government organisation which supports women affected by prostitution, 204 women involved...

Prostitution infiltrating rural areas, says agency

Published: Monday, August 22, 2011

TECHNOLOGY HAS aided the spread of prostitution into rural Ireland with pimps and traffickers now able to monitor women working in small communities, women's agency Ruhama has said.The agency, which helps victims of trafficking and women involved in prostitution,...

Is it time for Irish women to go Dutch?

Published: Monday, August 22, 2011

With part-time work the norm among young Dutch mothers, is it any surprise that they are happier than their counterparts in other countries around the world?FOR OUT-OF-WORK Irish women, including victims of the current economic malaise, Wieteke Spruijt-de Boer's...

Review of The Female Man

Published: Monday, August 22, 2011

Take a moment and ask yourself whether you would hide a secret army of women to fight in the battle against men in a distant alternative future.The Female Man by Joanna Russ asks just that question. I picked up...

Women’s Resource and Development Agency launch new website

Published: Monday, August 22, 2011

The Women's Resource and Development Agency have launched a brand new website revealing a new online identity and new social media communications strategy aimed at attracting a wider audience to the Agency.The new look website has a fresh vibrant...

Ruhama launch 2010 Statistics Report

Published: Monday, August 22, 2011

Ruhama have launched their 2010 Statistic Report.An audio file of the testimony "an escort's story" will shortly be available on their website www.ruhama.ie.Click here to read the report in full.