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traffickingWorldwide it is estimated that between ten and thirty million people are victims of human trafficking with 900,000 people being trafficked across international borders each year. Trafficking, although illegal all over the world is found in 161 of the world’s 196 countries. It exists by exploiting the poor and vulnerable and because there is an insatiable demand.  Click here for the latest Justice Briefing

 

womens_eventMuslim and Christian Women Meet
On Saturday 25th of August an event called "Muslim and Christian Women together – an afternoon discussion" took place in Cois Tine. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first time such an event has taken place in Cork City. The occasion was an informal opportunity for women to discuss how they as people of different faiths can live together, be good neighbours to each other and work towards an inclusive community for all.

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Asylum children in 'extreme poverty
Irish Times, Wed 26th Sept. An article on the Irish Refugee Council's damming report on the Direct Provision System. Read more...

 

Cork City Council call   for Ban on sex slavery:  Cork Independent 27 Sept. 2012.  
A motion proposed by NASC, the Sexual Violence Centre and Cois Tine calling on the Minister for Justice to bring in legislation criminalising the purchase of sex in Ireland was passed at the last City Council meeting. Read more....

 
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