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#Exploitation

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The tragic death of a Jeremy Kyle Show guest highlights the dangers of confessional TV Voices

Opinion: The tragic death of a Jeremy Kyle Show guest highlights the dangers of confessional TV

Some talk shows walk a thin line between sympathy, sensationalism and exploitation, writes Dr Finola Doyle O’Neill.

From TheJournal.ie Man jailed for 6.5 years for sexual exploitation and defilement of child Dublin

Man jailed for 6.5 years for sexual exploitation and defilement of child

The girl’s mother contacted gardaí after finding concerning messages on her laptop.

From TheJournal.ie Migrant fishermen working on Irish boats suffer exploitation and 'get average pay of €2.82' Worker Rights

Migrant fishermen working on Irish boats suffer exploitation and 'get average pay of €2.82'

One in four fishermen have experienced verbal or physical abuse, according to a new report.

From TheJournal.ie 'The higher the profile and success of a member of society, the greater the fall' Tom Humphries

'The higher the profile and success of a member of society, the greater the fall'

Former sports journalist Tom Humphries has been jailed for two-and-a-half years for grooming and sexually abusing a teenage girl.

From TheJournal.ie Illegal non-EU workers common in care work and catering industry Exploitation

Illegal non-EU workers common in care work and catering industry

Problems associated with illegal work include poor working conditions and risks to fundamental worker’s rights, a new report has found.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland 'failing' victims of human trafficking as number detected here rises Exploitation

Ireland 'failing' victims of human trafficking as number detected here rises

The Immigrant Council of Ireland said the Government needed to do more to protect trafficking victims.

From TheJournal.ie Girls given drink, drugs and gifts before being forced to have sex with strangers Sheffield

Girls given drink, drugs and gifts before being forced to have sex with strangers

Five people have been found guilty of child sexual exploitation offences in Sheffield.

From TheJournal.ie "We call this residential care, I call it institutionalisation of trauma":  Group calls for better child protection Irish Care Leavers Network

"We call this residential care, I call it institutionalisation of trauma": Group calls for better child protection

The Irish Care Leavers’ Network is dedicated to supporting people coming out of State care.

From TheJournal.ie 'One woman didn't even know she was in Ireland': The reality of being sold for sex Exploitation

'One woman didn't even know she was in Ireland': The reality of being sold for sex

Women are trafficked across countries and continents – some having been sold by family members or friends.

From TheJournal.ie Sham marriages are widespread in Ireland, according to Immigrant Council report Exploitation

Sham marriages are widespread in Ireland, according to Immigrant Council report

One international gang based in Dublin made millions by charging hundreds of Asian men up to €20,000 to marry vulnerable eastern European women.

From TheJournal.ie The majority of child trafficking victims in this country last year were Irish Exploitation

The majority of child trafficking victims in this country last year were Irish

A US government report was critical of Ireland’s system, which it says is failing to identify trafficking victims.

From TheJournal.ie Working in a North Korean-run restaurant: 'Customers touched our bodies and pressured us to drink' Defectors

Working in a North Korean-run restaurant: 'Customers touched our bodies and pressured us to drink'

For some North Koreans, brutal work abroad is better than life at home.

From TheJournal.ie Police officer from sexual offences squad charged with child sex abuse London

Police officer from sexual offences squad charged with child sex abuse

The Metropolitan Police have confirmed that DC Maitland is currently suspended from duty.

From TheJournal.ie These are the 24 biggest issues faced by carers in Ireland Exploitation

These are the 24 biggest issues faced by carers in Ireland

A new report has called for stronger employment rights in the home care industry.

From TheJournal.ie Two pregnant women found among 68 trafficked in containers Essex

Two pregnant women found among 68 trafficked in containers

The four men driving the vehicles have been arrested on suspicion of breaking immigration laws.

From TheJournal.ie The YouTube porn hidden behind the Irish language is now gone óh Mo Dhia

The YouTube porn hidden behind the Irish language is now gone

The search results for ‘scannán’ or ‘scannáin’ are now markedly more tame.

From TheJournal.ie Ambassador who treated staff 'like slaves' ordered to pay them €240,000 Appalling

Ambassador who treated staff 'like slaves' ordered to pay them €240,000

But will Khalid Nasser Rashed Lootah invoke diplomatic immunity?

From TheJournal.ie Are there pimps living in your community? Prostitution

Are there pimps living in your community?

A new campaign is urging members of the public to report any suspicions they have about sexual exploitation in their local area.

From TheJournal.ie Bill to fight child grooming introduced to prevent 'Irish Rotherham' Exploitation

Bill to fight child grooming introduced to prevent 'Irish Rotherham'

Cross-party support is being sought to pass the bill.

From TheJournal.ie New law to fix 'stolen wages' of undocumented workers Undocumented Workers

New law to fix 'stolen wages' of undocumented workers

The amendment passed yesterday addresses a loophole regarding compensation for work or services carried out by undocumented workers.

From TheJournal.ie Children in State care being 'placed in danger of abuse and exploitation' Vulnerable

Children in State care being 'placed in danger of abuse and exploitation'

There are concerns about the lack of supports for both children in care and those who have left State care on turning 18.

From TheJournal.ie Concerns raised about some Irish businesses involved with Qatar World Cup Exploitation

Concerns raised about some Irish businesses involved with Qatar World Cup

As fresh bribery allegations throw the spotlight back on to Qatar, an Irish human rights lawyer has warned that the country’s ‘kafala’ labour system is leading to the exploitation of migrant workers.

From TheJournal.ie Brazil worried World Cup will mean surge in child prostitution World Cup

Brazil worried World Cup will mean surge in child prostitution

Officials are now plastering public spaces with awareness-raising messages to warn tourists that child exploitation is a crime.

From TheJournal.ie 'A huge step towards justice': Migrant Rights Centre welcomes Bill on undocumented workers Exploitation

'A huge step towards justice': Migrant Rights Centre welcomes Bill on undocumented workers

The new law will allow undocumented workers to take legal action against exploitative employers.

From TheJournal.ie Authorities recorded 48 cases of human trafficking in 2012 Exploitation

Authorities recorded 48 cases of human trafficking in 2012

The figure includes 19 Irish minors, all of whom were reported as victims of sexual exploitation.

From TheJournal.ie 45 people, including 23 children, were trafficked into Ireland last year Human Trafficking

45 people, including 23 children, were trafficked into Ireland last year

In 39 cases, those trafficked were subject to sexual exploitation.

From TheJournal.ie Committee on prostitution legislation to hear from award-winning journalist Prostitution

Committee on prostitution legislation to hear from award-winning journalist

A wide variety of people and organisations working with those involved in prostitution have been asked to give their views on changes to prostitution legislation today – including RTÉ’s Paul Maguire.

From TheJournal.ie New short film to highlight poor working conditions of migrants Exploitation This post contains videos

New short film to highlight poor working conditions of migrants

The video features interviews with workers, economists and trade unionists about their experiences and the vulnerability of migrant workers in a recession.

From TheJournal.ie 1982: Women’s bodies used to sell ‘everything from cars to chocolate bars’ Badvertising

1982: Women’s bodies used to sell ‘everything from cars to chocolate bars’

A campaign dedicated to eliminating the degrading treatment of women in advertising wrote to the Taoiseach in 1982 to highlight the ‘continual humiliation’ of women in the media.

From TheJournal.ie Government called to act on exploitation of domestic workers Petition

Government called to act on exploitation of domestic workers

The national partners on the issue will call on Minister Bruton to ratify the Domestic Workers Convention. Some domestic workers were found to be paid as little as 25c an hour.

From The42 Fiji's Josh Matavesi: Racing Metro paid me to skip World Cup Exploitation

Fiji's Josh Matavesi: Racing Metro paid me to skip World Cup

Munster coach Simon Mannix also revealed that “a cheque” was handed over to Fijians who turned down international call-ups.

From TheJournal.ie Irish children have been trafficked for 'criminal' purposes - report Exploitation

Irish children have been trafficked for 'criminal' purposes - report

A new report by researchers at UCC found that a significant number of children who applied for asylum in Ireland disappeared – and may have been trafficked.

From TheJournal.ie Migrant rights group says High Court decision leaves undocumented workers vulnerable Courts

Migrant rights group says High Court decision leaves undocumented workers vulnerable

Today the court overturned a decision to grant Muhammad Younis an award of €92,000 in an exploitation case.

From TheJournal.ie Column: 'You don't survive there long' - inside the mobile phone mines Opinion

Column: 'You don't survive there long' - inside the mobile phone mines

Children in war-ravaged Congo are mining the materials used to make our mobiles. Film-maker Frank Poulsen describes the horror inside the tunnels.

From TheJournal.ie Mandela charity ex-chief innocent in 'blood diamond' case Blood Diamonds

Mandela charity ex-chief innocent in 'blood diamond' case

Supermodel Naomi Campbell testified that she gave stones – believed to have come from ex-Liberian President Charles Taylor, who is being tried for war crimes – to the former head of Nelson Mandela’s children’s charity in 1997.

From TheJournal.ie Young people urged to consider 'digital identity' Living

Young people urged to consider 'digital identity'

A short film exploring the consequences of sending sexually explicit images – by mobile phone or online – has been aimed at young people.