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(17-06-2006) Buying Sex is not a Sport

A Seminar on Trafficking in Women and Children:

Challenges for Ireland


Saturday 17th June – 10.30 a.m. to 1.25 p.m.


O’Rahilly Building UCC, Room 123


10.30a.m. Introduction – Dr Sandra McAvoy (Women’s Studies UCC).




10.35 a.m. - 10.55 a.m. Dr Eilis Ward (Department of Political Science and Sociology, National University of Ireland, Galway);


10.55 a.m. - 11.15 a.m. John O’Reilly (Speaking in a personal capacity, John is a Garda Inspector who worked with a UN anti-trafficking team in Bosnia);


11.15 a.m. - 11.35 a.m. Dr Joanna McMinn (Director, National Women’s Council of Ireland).


11.35 a.m. - 11.45 a.m. Questions and Discussion.


11.45 a.m. - 11.55 a.m. Break




11.55 a.m. - 12.15 p.m. Kathleen Fahy (Director, Ruhama);


12.15 p.m. - 12.35 p.m. Mary Crilly (Sexual Violence Centre, Cork);


12.35 p.m. - 12.55 p.m. Simon Coveney (T.D and M.E.P. member of the European Parliament's Committee on Foreign Affairs and Human Rights spokesperson for the EPP-ED Group).


12.55 p.m. – 1.30 p.m. Discussion


Women's Studies

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