Ruhama says brothel arrests in rural areas target prostitutes rather than promoters

first_img Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ Previous articleDonegal students receiving college offersNext articleBoxing – Quigley misses out on Irish selection News Highland Facebook Pinterest WhatsApp Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released Ruhama says brothel arrests in rural areas target prostitutes rather than promoters A group which works with women affected by prostitution recorded a 4 per cent increase in the number of people they helped last year.Ruhama’s annual statistics report shows the 204 women they worked with in 2010 came from 31 different countries.The group says the location of new victims of trafficking also shows the sex trade is now well established in smaller rural regions of the country, and is not just an urban issue.The report comes after it emerged that over the last three years, gardai in Donegal, Cork, Galway and Kerry have had more convictions and charges than Dublin for alleged brothel-keeping.However, Chief Executive of Ruhama Sarah Benson says more often than not, those making the real money are getting off scott free…………………[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/ruhama10.mp3[/podcast] By News Highland – August 22, 2011 center_img Newsx Adverts Facebook Pinterest Google+ 70% of Cllrs nationwide threatened, harassed and intimidated over past 3 years – Report Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme WhatsApp HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week Twitter PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegallast_img read more