Help us get to 30,000 likes to highlight the 30,000+ cases of sexual violence reported to the Gardaí over the past 30 years.
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There are a number of ways that you can help and be part of the change
- like us on Facebook and follow the campaign
- get your friends to like us on Facebook and follow the campaign
- buy a 30,000 + Reasons T-shirt (email the SVCC for Details) , and submit your photograph - the photographs will be built into a wall of support for the campaign
- organise a 30,000+ Reasons gathering of your friends or colleagues. They can purchase the T-shirts, take the photographs and submit them to the “wall”
- organise a fundraising event.
-Tweet us at @30000Plus
The Foreign Secretary, William Hague says he has reached an historic agreement with ministers from the G8 group of nations to tackle sexual violence in conflict.
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Update from Turn off the Red Light Campaign!!!
Facts the pimps and traffickers don’t want you to know
800 women are placed for sale on line in Ireland everyday
1 out of four people sex trafficked to Ireland is a child
Up to 250m euro is what the Criminal Assets Bureau estimates the sex ‘trade’ makes from Ireland
Organised crime runs prostitution: Garda testimony to TDs
1 out of four buyers have come across women they believe were coerced or controlled
66 Irish organisations, with 1.6m members, all agree this must STOP!
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Sexual Violence Centre Cork Facebook page.
Justice Committee continues hearings on submissions on prostitution legislation
The Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality continued hearing on submissions received in relation to the review of legislation on prostitution in Ireland when it meets with representatives from the Gay Men’s Health Service and Doras Luimní, along with Dr Derek Freedman and Linda Latham.
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Keelin Shanley along with special guests discuss possible prostitution legislation.
In conjunction an Oireachtas Committee hearings on prostitution, Vincent spoke to a woman who had worked in prostitution and debated the issue with a panel of guests.
Mary will be speaking at the launch of the UCC ‘Don’t be that Guy’ Campaign Campaign
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
NOTICE OF PHOTOGRAPHY & VIDEO COMPETITION FOR THIRD LEVEL STUDENTS
PURPOSE OF COMPETITION
To raise awareness of human trafficking and to coincide with EU Anti-Trafficking Day on 18 October 2012, the Department of Justice and Equality in Dublin and the Department of Justice in Belfast have launched a photography and video competition for Third Level students. The closing date for receipt of entries is 12 noon on Friday 16 November 2012.
Research human trafficking and present your understanding of the issue through a photograph or short video.
Photography entries (any colour) must be saved in a suitable format that can be modified/resized at a later date (e.g. Jpeg).
Video entries can be a minimum of 30 seconds up to a maximum of 5 minutes in length.
WHO CAN ENTER?
Any student currently enrolled in full-time or part-time Third Level education who is resident in the Republic of Ireland or in Northern Ireland.
WHAT ARE THE PRIZES?
There are three prizes for both the photography and video categories (i.e. 6 prizes in total). Winners of each category will receive a cheque for the prize amount as follows:
1st prize €1,000
2nd prize €500
3rd prize €250.